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Old 04-20-2003, 08:47 AM   #1
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Help in setting DDR RAM timing in BIOS?


Can anyone help me in setting my DDR Timings in my BIOS.

I think they may be set wrong.

I have an AWARD BIOS
My Motherboard is an AD75 A+, with a KT333 chipset

I had to set my AGP timing to 1X to be able to run certain programs (ok,... games). Whenever I run Return to Castle Wolfenstein, I catch a signal 11 when it tries to access the memory on a save game load.
I think this is related to my timings on my memory.

What are the safe BIOS settings for DDR 266 RAM on a KT333-based motherboard (all of them, not just select ones, since I really have trouble deciphering the BIOS settings for this)???

If anyone else has an Award BIOS and DDR 266 running on a KT333 motherboard I'd appreciate knowing how your DDR RAM timings are set...
 
Old 04-20-2003, 09:06 AM   #2
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Re: Help in setting DDR RAM timing in BIOS?

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What are the safe BIOS settings for DDR 266 RAM on a KT333-based motherboard
The default ones??
 
Old 04-20-2003, 05:18 PM   #3
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you should be able to set it to auto, but if not then just try out different settings starting with the largest timings. lower timings are faster but not your comp may not be able to run them
 
Old 04-20-2003, 07:56 PM   #4
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What I was really looking for was a kind of a play by play of of the various timing option sin the BIOS.

Your suggestions are helpful, but I had it set to auto before and was still getting the problem it is my understanding that, for example with certain chipsets and nVidia cards that the signal strength on the AGP line is not adequate at full speed and that you have to default to a lower setting... The IRONGATE chipsets for example...

So what I was really looking for was someone who had a KT333 with an Award BIOS who had AGP running at full speed with DDR 266 RAM and could tell me what their settings were...

And by the WAY,... I originally posted this in HARDWARE. How was it moved to NEWBIE?!?!?!? I am by no means a Newbie and this is not a newbie question by any stretch of the imagination.
 
Old 04-20-2003, 09:03 PM   #5
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Have a read of the BIOS Optimization Guide,
http://www.rojakpot.com/default.aspx?location=1
 
  


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