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Why wasn't the RAM set to advertised timings and voltage to begin with!

SILLY BILLY

Unless resetting the CMOS put the RAM to incorrect timings.
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I can only assume that resetting the bios set the timings back to 7-7-7. Which makes me wonder why my computer even ran when I first built it, as I had everything on stock settings for the first 6 months or so.

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Why wasn't the RAM set to advertised timings and voltage to begin with!

SILLY BILLY

Unless resetting the CMOS put the RAM to incorrect timings.
I could blame it on being tired, but in all reality I didn't even think about the problem being that small.
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I can only assume that resetting the bios set the timings back to 7-7-7. Which makes me wonder why my computer even ran when I first built it, as I had everything on stock settings for the first 6 months or so.
Omg, so you've always had the timings at 7-7-7? I mean, you've never touched any of the memory settings even since day 1?

If so, then that makes this even more mystifying. hehe
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I can only assume that resetting the bios set the timings back to 7-7-7. Which makes me wonder why my computer even ran when I first built it, as I had everything on stock settings for the first 6 months or so.
Yeah, resetting the CMOS must have set the timings to what they were.

Running a computer with the incorrect timings can cause hundreds of different things. I've also come to the conclusion after messing with sandy bridge that if something is unstable, it doesn't have to immediately show signs of it being unstable.

TL;DR Freakin' computers, how do they work?
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Omg, so you've always had the timings at 7-7-7? I mean, you've never touched any of the memory settings even since day 1?

If so, then that makes this even more mystifying. hehe
No no, when I first starting overclocking about a year or so ago I changed up all the ram timings and overclocked the cpu. I didn't even think that after resetting the bios that I would need to change the timings again.

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Yeah, resetting the CMOS must have set the timings to what they were.

Running a computer with the incorrect timings can cause hundreds of different things. I've also come to the conclusion after messing with sandy bridge that if something is unstable, it doesn't have to immediately show signs of it being unstable.

TL;DR Freakin' computers, how do they work?
It's like they have a mind of their own....
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Oh. Well that's what happens when the BIOS is reset; everything has to be reconfigured.
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post #57 of 58
That's waht I said...
Resetting CMOS never EVER put stock timing for the RAM .

ALways input the figures written on the sticks theirselves !

Anyway, glad you figured it out !
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I would flash your bios while your at it. More than likely it will fix any issues your having if there are any with mem timings, stability, etc. Glad you got it working though.
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