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Q9300 Overclocking

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August 23, 2009 8:28:54 PM

Mobo: Asus P5E (x38)
RAM: G Skill DDR2 1066Mhz
CPU: Q9300

I am currently OC'ing my q9300 to 3.0ghz (400fsb)

I am now looking to OC it past 3ghz but when i change my fsb to anything above 400 my ram settings cahnge.

I plan to OC my cpu to 3.5GHz (467fsb)

At that setting the closest the D ram can get to its intended 1066MHz is 1122MHz or 934MHz.

Will my ram be able to run at 1122MHz?

I would like to know as much as possible before i start adjusting values.

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August 23, 2009 9:06:34 PM

It depends on how lucky you are, just run it at 934, not a huge difference between 1122mhz to 934 if you put the timings accordingly
August 23, 2009 11:49:08 PM

Thnx! Oh, and the timings at 1066MHz is 5-5-5-15 (standard)... so if i run the same timings at 934 will it work?
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August 25, 2009 11:21:16 AM

Should. I never overclock RAM. I always run 1:1. The only real world results of OC'ing RAM I have seen is a little less stability.
August 25, 2009 9:51:49 PM

i couldnt keep my q9300 cool enough when overclocking past 3.4, but it hit 3.4 on just 1.18vcore