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Samsung pc2700 memory how far it could go?

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Michal[mt]

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Hi All.
I am using this kind of memory. It is a Samsung pc2700 one and I could reach 180 mhz of frequency using 2.5-3-3-6-2 cas timings.
I got some instability problems on my system when I pass 180 mhz so I would appreciate if someone could tell me if it is my memory that is going to pass its limit.
For example when I set the FSB to 181 mhz my system immediatly becomes unstable.
Thanks in advance.
 
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Michal[mt]

Michal[mt]

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Thank you all guys...but let me ask you another question...
Had you also to set the memory timings to the worst values to make them working proprerly?
Thanks again.
 

Seal

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Havent tried overclocking it that much, i've got it o 185 stable though at normal timings/2.65v i think. Its very much able to go a lot higher than that though.
 

SwedeDude

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No I dont have the worst timings, but not any good ones either.

I have tried to have better timings and less Mhz, bute more Mhz and worse timings gives more speed.
 
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Michal[mt]

Michal[mt]

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Have noticed that my memories became more stable @ 181 mhz by increasing the voltage from 2.5 to 2.7
Thanks again ;)
 

jmsandrsn

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If the part number on you memory ends in xxxxC-TCB3 you can probably go upwards of 220 MHz with most conservative timings 2.5/3/3/7).

If the part number ends in xxxxD-TCB3 then you're probably going to max out out around 200 - 210 MHz with conservative timings.

These speeds would be with the Vdimm set to 2.7v.
 
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Michal[mt]

Michal[mt]

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My ram ends with xxxxD-TCB3.
However having a ram that goes up till to 200/210 mhz is nice.
About the vdimm you have suggested me I have noticed it yesterday when I couldn't go above 180 mhz with 2.5 volts.
Very thanks jmsandrsn your help was very precious.