Can you overclock ram more than its rated speed Tags: Memory Overclocking RAM Last response: June 5, 2012 2:06 PM in Memory Share darkstar845 June 5, 2012 1:11:02 PM Can you overclock a Ram that is over it's rated speed like for example this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... It is rated at 1600, Can I overclock it to 1866mhz or 2000mhz? More about : overclock ram rated speed DJDeCiBeL a b } Memory a c 110 K Overclocking June 5, 2012 1:15:24 PM To some extent (1866), yes, probably, but there's no real reason to. 1600 is plenty for anything but bench runs. rolli59 a c 226 } Memory a c 136 K Overclocking June 5, 2012 2:06:27 PM It is doable but not recommended because usually you have to adjust the timings so you loose the benefit of the increased speed. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Vengeance DDR3 RAM not working at its rated top speed . Forum Running 1333 rated RAM at 1600 speed ? Forum How do I get my ram to run at its rated speed ? Forum [Help] Actual CPU speed is lower than rated on retail box Forum Can't overclock Q8200 more than 2,778Ghz Forum Cant run PC8500 memory at rated speed !? Forum My computer wont boot with more than 2gb ram and other problems Forum 7600gt rated better than x850xt in a toms article? Forum Cant overclock 2500k more than 4ghz Forum Cant run ram at rated speeds Forum More than 1 stick of memory = lock up Forum Vista Workshop: More RAM , More Speed Forum Is clock speed more important than cache size? Forum DDR3 Ram clock speed is lower than expected, Why? Forum AsRock 990FX Extreme4 won't run 32GB DDR3-1866 at more than 1600Mhz Forum memory not doing its rated timings... Forum Can't overclock more than 10% - help please Forum More questions than i an fit in one line about PSUs and SLI Forum "Reboot and select Proper boot device" Forum Can you pick a motherboard for my ivy bridge... Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !