puzzled about ram timing (OCZ DDR2 800)

MadCow809

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my ram's default timing is 4-4-4-15, but currently im running it on 5-5-5-13(the board picked the speed), its paired with an E4300 overclocked to 3.0ghz (333x9@1.44v) and ram voltage has been increased to 2.1v(still within the factory recommended settings).

now the question is, should i change the timing down to 4-4-4-15 ?? will it improve performance or should i leave it as the current setting?
 

MadCow809

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okay, i will give that a shot tonight

also is it wise to buy 2 more sticks of 1gb ram while DDR2 is cheap as dirt?

im planning on running 4gbs of memory, but i know that under 32bit OS it can only pick up 3.5gb or something. if they release a sp3 for xp64bit then that wouldnt be a bad option, otherwise i will just stick to xp32bit.