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I was just wondering if lowering the timings could damage my RAM? Like as in how an overclock could damage the CPU. I keep my RAM @ stock vdimm (1.5vdimm) and QPI @ 1.25.
Also with higher frequency?
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I've never heard of damage occurring from tweaking timings, but it can easily make your machine unstable.
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nahh..overvolting could cause damage.. not lowering timings,though
 
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Originally Posted by OwnedINC View Post

I've never heard of damage occurring from tweaking timings, but it can easily make your machine unstable.

I just wanted to know before I touch my RAM settings. Kinda scared since I destroyed my other set. ):
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Pretty much with any overclocking if you leave it at stock volts you're "safe"

It's when you start pushing voltage that things can get hairy.
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I don't know what gen of XMS3 RAM you have but my old 1st gen 1333 OC'd like a god up to 1830 with 9-9-9-24 wink.gif
     
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