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CPU Vcore and Ram voltage?

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Can you kill an A64 K8 if for example, you run the Vcore at 0.950v and run the ram at 2.5v? I remember reading something about AMD chips hate it when the Vcore is lower than the ram and how it could possibly damage the memory controller.

Just wanted to confirm.
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Vcore will pretty much always be lower than RAM for K8. Since you're talking about 2.5V RAM, I'm assuming that it's DDR1. Socket 939?
 
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Yes, its DDR1 and socket 939, sig rig.

I've always understood that its bad to under-volt your cpu and over-volt the ram. I remember reading something about the on-chip memory control will "over-volt" prematurely killing the chip.
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Can't recall hearing anything like that, but you might get a better reply from other members if you post in the 939 club thread.
 
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