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    where can i read about RAM timings cause its puzzling me wht they actually mean =s seen ppl talk about them and weant to udnerstand wht they mean/are
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    I'm in the same situation as you. I posted a thread about overclocking a few months ago, and someone helped me over MSN. But he just said "put this number here and that one there" etc. I haven't a clue what they mean, or what numbers are considered "safe".

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    i know tht the first section is the speed, the second is the cl i think dunno bout the rest but im not gonna even try to o/c till i get better RAM and a cooling fan
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    Well I'm not into O/Cing right now, I just want to know what it all means. Once I know what it all means and understand it more, then I mght try again.

    One of the main reasons why I've given up overclocking is because my PC keeps failing prime95 on stock levels, and I don't know why. I've discussed this in many other threads though, and have given up, so it's not for this one (don't want to go off topic!).

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    http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=873

    After a quick google.

    Something not mentioned in that article is that for NForce2 systems, its allways good to set your system to 11 CAS.

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    Corsair put together a nice little Flash presentation that explains just this topic. It also explains the difference between SDR and DDR, buffered and unbuffered, and what ECC does and how it affects things. It can be found at http://www.corsairmemory.com/corsair...707/index.html

    Unreal, I think you mean that the tRAS (RAS active to precharge) should be 11, not the CAS (Column Address Strobe). Having a CAS of 11 would be nightmarishly slow.

    And while I have it open, a quick guide to what each of the timings mean, along with their abbreviations, can be found at http://forums.amd.com/index.php?showtopic=12017
    Last edited by eldren; 02-01-2005 at 12:49 PM.

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    Actually I think he added 2-2-2-5 together and made 11....

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