FSB-Memory Clock Mode unlinked Option not availible?

pent5ht

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Hello everyone i recently built a new rig with a GIGABYTE EP45-UD3R E8400 and my Ram At the moment is DDR2 667, because i had to RMA my 4 gigs of Corsair 800 and it will be a few weeks til it arrives. Anyways my question is i want to unlink my memory from my FSB, Every time i overclock the CPU the memory always gets changed and i want the ram to stay at 667. Not change with the FSB, There is no option that i can see that allows me to Unlink the memory from the FSB and run independently. If someone can point me to the option, Or tell me what i need to do to get it, thanks in advance.
 

flyin15sec

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Intel Chipset motherboards like yours cannot Unlink memory. Only available with Nvidia chipsets.

You can however change your ratio, so your memory runs slower, so when you increase your FSB it will not overclock your memory too high.

Go into your BIOS. Go to the M.I.T. Section. Scroll down to this field: System Memory Multiplier (SPD). Change from Auto to something else. I don't have that board exactly so I can't tell you what is the best option there. Look for something like 1:1 if you have that.

hmm... Just realized that it's a pretty futile attempt. Since the bus speed of the E8400 is 333, so your memory will be at 667mhz already. Any increase in FSB will overclock your memory.
 

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You will want a divider other than 1:1. Most motherboards I have used dont give it to you in such simple terms, they say things like DDR2-800, DDR2-667 etc. Just pick a lower speed and that should give you a more favorable memory clock.
 

pent5ht

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yeah when i put the FSB above 333 my RAM Always goes above 667, even with the lowest Links and options it always goes above 667. when i OC The FSB above 333 which is the standard FSB