Quick memory timing question.

adrianxw

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When upgrading to a P5KC MoBo I got some new Corsair DDR2 memory, (2 x 1GB). The place had 2 versions, 5-5-5-15 and 4-4-4-12. Now I know enough to know that 4-4-4-12 is better then the other, so I got that as it was only a shade more expensive. I think it requires manual setting in the BIOS.

The BIOS has a whole load of things one can change in the memory. Would I be right in assuming that I set:

CAS# Latency = 4
RAS# to CAS# Delay = 4
RAS# Precharge = 4
RAS# Activate to Precharge = 12

The other things all seem to default to "Auto" rather then numbers.
 

truehighroller

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but if you tweak the ones that say auto but, once you decide what speed is best to run the memory at ofcourse. You will get a big boost guranteed. You will have to see which ones actually like being touched though and by how much and what not.