Category Archives: RAM OC Guides

Optimizing RAM Performance for 3DMark Time Spy

Optimizing RAM Performance for 3DMark Time Spy Benchmark

Pro OC overclocker Alva “Lucky_n00b” Jonathan dives in to optimizing RAM performance for Futuremark’s latest DirectX12 benchmark Time Spy. It’s been only a few weeks since Futuremark’s latest Benchmark, 3DMark Time Spy, was released to public. Now, overclockers and enthusiasts alike can start benching their system, and find out how their system compare to each other in that shiny new DX12

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Retail DDR4 Memory vs. Engineering Samples

Retail DDR4 Memory Vs. Engineering Samples

Extreme overclocker Michal Vobozil has a look at the retail DDR4 memory and compares it with engineering samples with some surprising results … The Extreme OC Community [XOC] is a very specific group of PC hardware enthusiasts and power users. It maybe not be the largest one, but overall with so many influential people connected to the industry, hardware review

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Extreme Memory Cooling: Art Eraser Insulation

Extreme Memory Cooling Preparation

Pro OC overclocker Alva “Lucky_n00b” Jonathan demonstrates how to prepare your system for overclocking with extreme memory cooling using art eraser. Memory tweaking and tuning can be tricky sometimes, and the difficulty gets ramped up a lot more when we are extreme overclocking the memory, trying to push every last bit of performance out of it. In this article, I

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DDR4 4x4GB Overclocking: Motherboard Challenge

Xtreme Addict DDR4 4x4GB Overclocking

Elite Overclocker Michal “Xtreme Addict” Vobozil examines the issues involved with DDR4 4x4GB overclocking at maximum efficiency levels, comparing and testing Z170 motherboards from four major vendors. Featuring HyperX Fury DDR4 Memory: Today I bring you another article for both the Extreme OC Community [XOC] and daily OC enthusiasts, this time focusing on 24/7 stability with proper (tight) settings with

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Splave’s DDR4 Memory Maintenance Guide

Memory Maintenance

Memory of late has been gaining a real cult following with members of the overclocking community being more knowledgeable on IC (“integrated circuit”) types and binning than ever. This is because increasingly tighter timings and higher frequencies can making a noticeable difference to your system’s performance. Proper memory maintenance plays a vital role in ensuring your DRAM remains in top-notch

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Splave’s How to Overclock Memory Frequency

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Splave’s How to Bench Memory for Frequency, Featuring HyperX Fury Black Extreme overclocker Allen “Splave” Golibersuch helps you reach new memory frequency heights using the HyperX Fury Black. Benching memory for frequency is kind of interesting. Some love it, some think it’s useless. Manufacturers like it in general I believe because it is a simple case of a single number

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DDR3 RAM-Myths enlightened

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Extreme overclockers know about the importance of the right memory kit and the correct memory settings. Apart from CPU and GPU, the memory can have a huge impact on benchmark results. Being part of several online communities, I read a lot of stuff every day such as “just buy the cheapest memory kit, because more than 1600 MHz and 1,50 Volt

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X99 DDR4 Memory Overclocking Guide

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DDR4 Overclocking with Hynix MFR So you want to overclock your fancy new DDR4 kits? Alright well here is some of my experience that can aid you in your journey and perhaps save you some time. The RTL Game This is the biggest factor of DDR4: RTL Im no scientist but I do know that the tighter/lower your RTL value

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