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So just got this bad boys (at least for me ). Always wanted them. Got these stocky Kingstons because no Corsair were available. Actually went to get WD Black 500giger but wasn't available :/. I am Corsair to atoms .

Now as you can see my specs... What should i do? How far are you guys pushing these as i have seen plenty of guys here with these. I dont think it will make any difference because at current specs i ran Memtest86+ once, all passes, and everything was perfect. All i know is i am limited by my CPU or lets say for the heck of it mobo.

Now will i see any speed differences, notable? (Compared to current Dual Setup)?.

Why aren't these 5-5-5-15?

Is the build quality better than the stock Corsair 2gig value rams? Or is just a piece of metal on them .

Should i manually set them or let the mobo decide what to do?
Edited by Gothiq - 5/12/11 at 8:32am
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So just got this bad boys (at least for me ). Always wanted them. Got these stocky Kingstons because no Corsair were available. Actually went to get WD Black 500giger but wasn't available :/. I am Corsair to atoms .

Now as you can see my specs... What should i do? How far are you guys pushing these as i have seen plenty of guys here with these. I dont think it will make any difference because at current specs i ran Memtest86+ once, all passes, and everything was perfect. All i know is i am limited by my CPU or lets say for the heck of it mobo.

Now will i see any speed differences, notable? (Compared to current Dual Setup)?.

Why aren't these 5-5-5-15?

Is the build quality better than the stock Corsair 2gig value rams? Or is just a piece of metal on them .

Should i manually set them or let the mobo decide what to do?
Dual channel has almost no real world performance advantage over single channel. my XMS 2 says its 4-4-4-12, Run CPUz and check the timings on there. check the stick itself it should have a label on there stating the timings and voltage.
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I haven't installed them yet. Just talking about whats printed on them.
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I haven't installed them yet. Just talking about whats printed on them.
oh. well for quality i say probably not corsair just added a heatspreader and jacked up the price. i would set them up manually to get best performance out of them.
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WTH!

I today installed the ram and it BSOD at my previous settings.

The previous settings were of 940 running 2x1gB Kingston rams in DC.

How the hell is the possible!? If those rams can run on these settings without glitch, why cant this? i am so pissed off!
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ram is like CPU, not every pair is the same
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SO i am stuck without overclocking? :O
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Bump!

I got bsod with these settings too running prime95!

1: Everything good with 3288 Clock, 2x1gig Kingston's running on 940.

2: Nothing good with 3288 Clock running 1x2gig Corsair XMS2 on 940. BSOD.

3: Nothing good with 3360 Clock running 1x2gig Corsair XMS2 on 800 (second option shows something like 960 in BIOS). BSOD. Probably CPU issue. it cant take that much.

4: Stable at stock running 2800 Clock, 1x2gig Corsair XMS2 on 800.

Help?
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What is the timings of the kingston at 940 and the XMS2 at 940?
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Kingstons were 6-6-6-18. These are 5-5-5-18.
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