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Old 17-03-08, 12:21 PM
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PC5300 or PC6400...

Hey all,

I recently upgraded to 4x1gb PC6400 but it didnt go well when trying to overclock. I now have a buyer for my current 4x1gb setup so I need to purchase a 2x2gb set asap.

Now I only run my memory at 333mhz on a 1:1 divider so is PC6400 a bit of a waste of money. Would PC5300 be sufficent since 333mhz is its native speed isnt it?

The only thing that is making it a hard choice is that the PC6400 set is only £5 more. Would it be a waste of money getting PC6400 since I only run at 333mhz and never plan on going any higher?

Thanks, Sam

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Old 17-03-08, 12:26 PM
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Why are you onhly running at 333MHz?
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Old 17-03-08, 12:28 PM
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Dont know, Just set the divider in my Bios to 2.0 and this is what it shows in CPU-Z.

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Old 17-03-08, 02:54 PM
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Just change the divider? No point in not using the power it has.. if not a little more.
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Old 17-03-08, 02:57 PM
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You're forgetting that it's DDR2. So that's 334Mhz X 2 = ~667Mhz.
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Old 17-03-08, 03:12 PM
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I ordered these this afternoon:

https://www.overclockers.co.uk/showp...odid=MY-087-OC
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Old 17-03-08, 03:13 PM
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Nice!

But I still don't understand why you don't just change the divider?
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Old 17-03-08, 04:01 PM
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Just spotted the following on the OcUK members market for £50:

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=MY-104-OC

Rang up OcUK and cancelled my order and I am going to get the above instead.
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Old 17-03-08, 06:36 PM
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Does the DS3 allow for 1000Mhz ram? Unless you just havent updated your profile :P
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Old 17-03-08, 06:59 PM
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I am not sure, will find out, for £50 I couldnt resist
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