Please do not post a support request without first reading and following the advice in

sdram_schmoo [Another overclock question]

  • I'm trying to get the definitive answer on this esoteric overclock setting, specifically, what exactly does it do and is it necessary for my Pi?

    The Wiki explains it as:

    The schmoo setting is some timings known to help increase stability of overclocked RAM.

    That is all I know about it, and that's fine, but is it necessary if I'm already stable and not crashing? In other words, is there any other benefit to adding it, or is it just accepted as something that, it won't hurt so might as well include it?

    Currently, I have stress tested and I am stable, staying under 66 ° using:


    To sdram_schmoo, or not to sdram_schmoo? That is the question.

Log in to reply

Contributions to the project are always appreciated, so if you would like to support us with a donation you can do so here.

Hosting provided by Mythic-Beasts. See the Hosting Information page for more information.