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Anything bad about using 1.65v ram? (kingston hyperx 2000mhz)

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Hi there folks i am purchasing a Asrock p67 extreme 4 and im just wondering if 1.65V ram is still considered bad for Sandy bridge?? I've read up alot of threads and random websites that mention 1.65v ram can potentially damage you're cpu if you "overvolt" not even sure what is im assuming raise the voltage anyhow the ram i have is a 4 gb 2000mhz ddr3 Kingston Hyperx kit which i have seen some very bad reviews for i'd just like to know seeing as i will overclock it to 2133mhz if id come across any problems and would there be any possibility that this ram or 1.65v ram in general could cause damage to my cpu/motherboard or anything in general all feedback is appreciated.
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Keep it at 1.65v or below and you'll be fine.
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No.

If it makes you feel safer, 1.64v.
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Keep it at 1.65v or below and you'll be fine.
if i didnt change anything in bios would it be 1.65v as default?
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if i didnt change anything in bios would it be 1.65v as default?
Well, it wouldn't be above it.

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