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Super Nade, I follow your settings posted at ocforum and 300HTTx8, 1:1. It turned out a more stable settings. Prime for 8 hours and error found. This is the longer Prime at 300HTT 1:1. I think slight tuning I be able to run your setting at 275HTTx9. As you can see here, I am having very relaxed timings of 3.0-4-4.

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The performance difference between 2.5-4-4 and 3.0-4-4 is really marginal. I benchmarked both using 3DMark01, 03, 05, AquaMark3, Unreal Tournament 03, 04 and all I found is really Max 1%. In fact, most of them fall in 0.5-0.8% range. So I will stick to 3.0-4-4 for added stability. I am currently tunning 285HTT to Prime stable.

 

I installed a coolermaster UV fan with 22 CFM and it really help to reduce the heat. At 2.9v I could not even feel the heat (finger touching). So you guy should really give a try!

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Okay finally got a video card and HDD's so I was able to install windows and test. After installing Windows I tried my memtest settings and it was a no go. Everything I tried would not allow more than 2.5Ghz. I went back to the 0310 BIOS. I was able to go to 304x9, 2.5,4,3,9,1T Prime95, OCCT, SuperPI stable. I could not get this level of overclock with 0414 BIOS.

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man u guys on water are making twitch with jealousy heh! its too bad my asetek waterchill which i had can't be used with my 3200+...well it did initially but i had it modded to fit my then AthlonXP 2600+ :rolleyes:

 

anyways i'm game stable but stil not able to pass memtest's 8th test. but thanks for the input anyhow chennhui. off-topic - i got this 3200+ by mistake when i asked and paid for a 3000+ but the guy made a boo boo and gave me this 3200+ instead. haha maybe i shoulda returned back and gotten the 3000+ instead. u guys seem to get better results with the 3000

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I wouldn't disable bank interleave....big performance hit. I'd rather run it on a divider with it enabled that no divider with it disabled.

 

Besides, dividers don't really hurt A64's.

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Hey all,

 

My first post here. Just hooking up my system and having massive nvRAID problems, so decided to do a memtest86 on my patriot RAM. It failed on totally stock settings (auto/defaults)!

 

Is this normal/possible, and should I RMA the ram? Or should I change the settings?

 

I noticed that my "auto" timings are slow : 2/3/2/5-1T

 

Strager still - when I run each stick (512mb) individually I have no problems. It's just when I run them both in dual channel mode that I get errors in memtest86!

 

Whaddayathink?

 

Mal.

 

p.s. Venice core 3000+, Patriot XBLK 512x2 kit, DFI nForce4 SLI, WD raptors 36x2 (sadly not in RAID-0 yet)., upgraded bios to venice-compatible DFI bios (March 10th, 2005 = NVMM 4.85 and NV RAID 4.81)

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