E8500 help with memory clocks Tags: CPUs Overclocking Gaming Memory Last response: January 22, 2009 12:20 AM in CPUs Share salabarria January 22, 2009 12:03:04 AM i have my e8500 running at 3.8 with the fsb @ 1600....should i overclock the memory which is 4gb @ 800mhz...would it make any difference in gaming? my memory timings are 5-5-5-18 More about : e8500 memory clocks | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove dragonsprayer January 22, 2009 12:08:19 AM set the system 425fsb 1.47v on intel mobo cpuz should show 1.44v at full load on orthos set the memory to 5-5-5-15 to start and 2.1v run othos with memory only, cpu only and both lower latencies to 5-5-4 is possible try up to 450fsb | Report abuse dragonsprayer January 22, 2009 12:10:42 AM timings do not matter if its good ram its all the same 5-5-5 1.9v = 4-4-4 2.1v typically higher volt is better but not always your memory should be 1:1 or 2:1 in cpuz at 450fsb your memory is ddr900 even if its ddr800 it will run it if you bought decent memory then run sandra mem bandwidth you get 6800-7200 highest number is the best setting at the highest cpu speed choose higher mem bandwidth over slightly higher cpu speed | Report abuse salabarria January 22, 2009 12:11:25 AM well i dont really want to overclock my processor anymore i was wondering if i overclock the memory to like 1066mhz if it would make a difference and would i have to change the timings | Report abuse dragonsprayer January 22, 2009 12:19:00 AM keep it 1:1 if you got 400 run 4-4-4 try 2.05v running it at 450fsb is fine - i sell systems with 3 year warranty with 4.3ghz e8500 it runs fine if its a E0 - i take that back some do and some do not run othos to find the right fsb | Report abuse dragonsprayer January 22, 2009 12:20:46 AM if you run the cpu at 1600 and the memory at 1066 they are out of syn and three is no good reason to do it. fsb 400 is optimal for memory at 4-4-4 run sandra and see which is best try 5-5-5 1066 but when you multitaks and they are out of syn you get a new latency | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>E8500 help with memory clocks> Related ressources: ForumC2D E8500 OCing help ForumOverclocking E8500 Help ForumUpgrade questions and advise on the e8500 to what ? ForumIntel Core 2 Duo E8500 Overclocking ForumIntel Core2 Duo E8500 cannot overclock! ForumTotal newb needs help with e8500 on a P5Q-e Motherboard ForumE8500 OCing: help on RAM timings ForumP5N72-T premium and E8500 ForumNew PC - Overclocking help please. E8500 , ddr2 1066 4870 1gb ForumCan you help a newbie to OC a E8500 ForumNeed help with OCing E8500 , Asust Striker Formula ForumE8500 - Overclocking Beginner ForumE8500 wolfdale overclock with ddr2 ram and a 780i mobo ForumHelp ... Phenom II 940 or E8500 Forumq6600 vs e8500 benchmarks only ForumIntel Core 2 Duo E8500 Wolfdale OC? ForumSuccessful E8500 overclock ForumOpinions and price of this PSU........... ForumHelp Plz Mic Problem ForumQ6600 board suggestions with a 8800 GTX More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !