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My memory ratio gives me the option of 1550mhz or the next lowest option of ~1000mhz.

I had to put it at 1000mhz for it to be stable. This seems so low!

Why can't I run it higher? timings are 8 8 8 24 and volts are stock.
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You should be able to run 1550 at stock voltage/timings with your 1600 kit. Have you increased QPI/Dram (and maybe IOH,ICH and PLL)?

Edit - Which kit is it? Have you set it's voltage correctly?
Edited by Darren9 - 11/8/11 at 4:40pm
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You should be able to run 1550 at stock voltage/timings with your 1600 kit. Have you increased QPI/Dram (and maybe IOH,ICH and PLL)?

Edit - Which kit is it? Have you set it's voltage correctly?
QPI/Dram/VTT is at 1.3, I dont really want to move that higher.

It looks like ill have to play with the voltages a bit.

Its a kit of corsair dominator 1600 8 8 8 24
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I'm guessing it's a 1.65v kit, if it is are you setting that in bios?
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I'm guessing it's a 1.65v kit, if it is are you setting that in bios?
You're right, however its on auto which is 1.5 :O

time to make some changes lol thanks
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Crashed at 1.65v and 1550mhz, I hate this...
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