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Not that it's a good voltage to be at, since I'm on the edge of the max allowed, but could my oc temps be higher than normal because of the ram voltage affecting the CPU memory controller?


Not sure if it's true, but I read overvolting the ram can fry the cpu's memory controller. If that is true, could it also affect oc temps?
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That's a nice reading on the +12v, that's for certain!
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That's a nice reading on the +12v, that's for certain!
Its probably a misread. If he checks in BIOS its probably ~12v.

OP, It would be nice to get new rams. Some of those 1600mhz with cas 8 or lower at 1.5v but not necessarily ... If your current ones work @ 1600mhz with 9.9.9 and 1.65 its still good enough.
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Its probably a misread. If he checks in BIOS its probably ~12v.

OP, It would be nice to get new rams. Some of those 1600mhz with cas 8 or lower at 1.5v but not necessarily ... If your current ones work @ 1600mhz with 9.9.9 and 1.65 its still good enough.
Will getting ram with proper voltage, will it lower my temps by outrun less stress on the onchip memory controller?


What actually will happen by using ram with too high of a voltage?
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Not that it's a good voltage to be at, since I'm on the edge of the max allowed, but could my oc temps be higher than normal because of the ram voltage affecting the CPU memory controller?


Not sure if it's true, but I read overvolting the ram can fry the cpu's memory controller. If that is true, could it also affect oc temps?
not really... but over volting it can fry your CPU controller because they are linked in SB.

but no i don't believe being so close to the voltage limit is increasing your heat in your OC. I have 1.65v RAM on the dot, and I do not have overly high CPU temps.
    
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For now I'm leaving the memory in there, but I clocked it down to 1333. Now the bios auto sets the voltage to 1.44v. Much more acceptable.
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