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cutejai

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hi, i have a 256mb pc2100(unknown brand), and would be getting a new piece in a few more days, corsair 512mb pc3200, so now my question is,
1 option. after getting the new piece should i take off the old one and only use the new piece and o/c it?(that is my main purpose), 2 option. or should i just use 2 of them. so if i use both of them, is there any problem with o/c it? and which one is more effective? first or second option? opinion pls.
 

cack01

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The 2100 will hold your o/c back. Most likely it is a generic POS, and will not go any higher then 140Mhz unless you back off on the timings. 512mb is enough for anything, so unless you plan on playing a couple games at the same time, just stay with the 512. But before you ditch it, I would test it and see how high it can go, you may still be able to use it.

What kind of CPU do you have.
 

DDR-PIII

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yeah OC em both having the 512 3200 and the 256 2100 in @ the same time... then remove the 256 2100 and oc the 512 3200 and see how much more higher you get without the 256 2100
 
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cutejai

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hi, but how could i o/c my ram?
could you help pls?
what kind of procedure should i take?
 
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cutejai

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umm,,,,,,so it's just that simple? just increase the fsb and it will automatically increase the ram? but how come when you unlock a cpu and you will be able to increase the fsb alot higher? doesn't the ram hold it back?
and for my system, if i unlock my cpu, how far do you guys think i could go?
amd xp 2000+
and could i know more about the ratio? coz i think my board support it. =)