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    ram question

    in terms of performance is it better to have ram that is

    1, running at 854mhz and at 6-6-6-18

    2, running at 712mhz and at 5-5-5-18?

    i have 2x2gb of g.skill ram

    thanks

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    Re: ram question

    The extra 142Mhz frequency increase would probably negate increased timings. So 1 I would guess. You could try benchmarking the RAM with both settings to see which yields the greater data throughput.
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    Re: ram question

    great idea,
    will use sandra

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    Re: ram question

    got the ram running at

    890 mhz on a 4:5 divider. at 6-5-5-12

    bus speed is 356 therefore 3.2 ghz cpu.


    score in sandra is 6723 and 6713

    does that semm good or ok?

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    Re: ram question

    Run Sandra at your other settings mate and compare the two...... bear in mind that the actual performance difference will be negligable though.

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