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XMS3200....CAS2.0 stable or not-stable?

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ZeroKelvin

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Aug 6, 2002
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I noticed on a website (can't find it now) that Corsair XMS3200 with a CAS2.0 can't run at 2.0 with more than one stick of ram plugged in. Is this true? I have two sticks of the 512mb and noticed a very unstable system when I run it at 2.0 vs 2.5.
If this is the case...then am I better off running just one stick of ram instead of 2 and using the more aggresive settings?

Thanks for any help.
 

lightbulb8817

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One stick of ram is usually better than 2 sticks because you can set more aggressize memory timings or gain a few more fsb's.
 

deeppow

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Can't say absolutely for 3200 but I was running 2 sticks of 512M Cosair XMS3000c2 previously and Cosair says the same thing about it. Ran them at C2 with no problems. Give it a try. :cool:
 

rivercom9

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Dec 24, 2001
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If you dont wanna keep the ram, you can sell it to me. :D But as for your question, a single stick of ram is usually the best setup to get a higher OC. If you are fortunate, two or more sticks of RAM won't hurt your OC by too much.
 

hc1001

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hi, on P4 systems, having more than one stick will hurt ur memory speed. no one can do 333MHz with 2 sticks corsair 3200c2 @ cas 2...and if they do they are lucky. i have heard better things about the pc3500 sticks from corsair someone has 2 sticks of it @ 385MHz @ cas 2 i believe....