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    Did I buy a good ram or did I get ram raided

    Ok I bought some Ram off a mate for peanuts ($100) so I couldn’t turn it down. I don’t really know much about ram it just looked good lol. My questions is, is it possible to overclock this ram and also I have enclosed a picture of my bios to assist in anyone that recommends any changes as always I thank you in advance for you help.

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    2 x 1GB Unbuffered DIMMs DDR2-533 M378T2953BG0




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    Is that an ECS board you are using? That is dirt cheap for that ram, so I think you did very well. Whether or not you can overclock it is up to your motherboard. All I can see is timing adjustments in there, no clock frequency adjustments. Are there any other screens such as frequency/voltage control? If there are, I am sure you can grab some more mhz out of that ram. Best of luck.

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    Yes it is....off to look in Bios (glad it was a bargain ) I Foresee a lot of problems with this board, it was good at the time to allow be to upgrade slowly ie ddr to ddr2 and AGP to PCI Ex, but I think now I have upgraded, the novelty has worn off, and its just a plain inflexible board

    Back: Dam looks like im out of luck this is the only other thing i could find no mention of volts

    The DRAM Frq gave me two options 400 or 533 it autos to 533
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    Sorry, a bit OT, but that picture of that monitor looks extremely fish-eyed...is it just the picture effect, or do all non-flat screens look like _That_, now?

    It made me feel a bit strange looking at it -.- Not sure about DDR2, though.....

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    Is it just me or does the timings suck? Don´t know but that is maybee good timings on ddr2 :/.... If i where u I would oc the cpu so it worked at 1:1 divider instead!
    What is the spd of that mem?
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    Best that I have ever seen for DDR-2 was 3,2,2,8 It doen't do low cas latencies well. Most ddr-2 runs at 4,2,2,8 or 4,3,3,8 so it really doesn't have the best cas latencies.
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