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Just purchased a new ripjaws dual channel kit. Ram memtest, 0 Errors. So far so good. Checked timing and speed. Thought it was right at first glance but its running at 9-9-9-28. It's still running at 1600 but for some reason it WILL NOT let me change the tRAS to the 24 it should be. With timings on manual in my bios i can change EVERYTHING else but that. Any ideas? Reasoning?
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Well, I'll at least say that's a new one on me! Never heard of any brand of dimm/mobo combo that wouldn't let you lower any of your timings. If you screw up, you don't boot, or you get a bsod. I'd look into your mobo/bios (upgrade/downgrade revisions), and research on other forums. My favorite for off the wall AMD stuff is HardForum. (because they let you swear to heart's content) Lol. They've got some good AMD reps there as well. I doubt if your memory is at fault.

Good hunting.
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oh! BTW. Not that it matters with your equipment, but I've seen more BSOD's with 9-9-9-24-xx than with any other dram timing, regardless of intel, amd, supertalent, OCZ, MSI, ASUS. 24 is a curse for me!

Just having a good time. Look at my first post for real help... maybe!!!

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o wait..mine's supposed to be 28..oops umm..how to lower ram timings: lower the 4 settings cL,trcd,trp,tras) 1 setting at a time.one notch at a time .lower it..reboot..see if post..lower 1 more..reboot..etc..until you don't POST..then go back to the last one that worked..this will put you in the ballpark
 
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