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My ram wont do official timings

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According to corsair my ram (PC3200C2 XMS Twinx Matched Pair 1gb) is 2-3-3-6 but I can only run it at 2.5-3-3-6 or else it locks up during bootup. Any ideas why I can't run it to spec? :confused:

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So it locks up during bootup on default cmos?

My guess is drive strengths, a friend of mine just got an Expert and we spent a few weekends playing to get some twinmos bh-utt stable at 200MHz. All turned out to be drive strengths.

I always hear about people leaving the strengths on auto and getting monster clocks but it never seems to work for me.

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Not sure what revision, its kinda hard to visually see they're hiding behind the XP90 heatsink+fan, but cpu-z says cmx512-3200c2 week 255, year 255 serial FFFFFFFF

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Angry games is right, best low timings for that RAM will be 2.5-3-2-5, I changed that for a pair of brainpower pcb, samsung uccc corsair value select, now I boot at ddr 500 speed, low voltages and much better bandwidth.

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