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Corsair XMS2 on an AM2 build

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July 9, 2006 1:38:23 PM

http://www.guru3d.com/article/mainboard/348/17/

Have a read of that.

Then help me;

DR2-800 4-4-4-12, which I know how to push to 4-4-4-5 thanks to that article
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductInfo.asp?WebProdu...

or

DDR2-800 5-5-5-12
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductInfo.asp?WebProdu...

FOR $85 less.

Is $85 worth moving from 5-5-5-12 to 4-4-4-5?

And will these guidelines be okay boosting my 4-4-4-12 to 4-4-4-5? Would there be any specific CPU/M.board requirements?

'Memory 2.300V
HT CPU -> nForce SPP 1.300V
tCL (CAS) Latency 4 clock
tRCD 5 clock
tRP 5 clock
tRAS 5 clock
Command Per Clock (CMD) 1 clock
AsyncLat 5ns
MA drive strength 1.25x
MCLK drive strength 1.0x '

Both are EPP by the way, I intend on using them with a 590 board.

Many thanks.

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July 11, 2006 2:03:39 AM

Anyone?
a b } Memory
July 11, 2006 2:33:05 AM

i say go for it if you can get it down to 4-4-4-5.... i'd pay an extra $85 to lower my ram timings that much any day.

Edit: Next time.... don't reply to your own thread trying to get someone to respond..... people find that annoying. Sometimes it can take awhile for someone to reply.... just be patient.
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July 11, 2006 10:51:43 AM

Thanks, for both parts of the advice [:
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