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post #21 of 40
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ok i will go look now
post #22 of 40
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looked and theres nothing or i cant find anything in the bios to tell me what voltage is going through, anyone got any third party software which can maybe detect this?
post #23 of 40
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Originally Posted by sublime0
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Sorry dude i dont know what to tell you.. Ram sometinmes naturaly gets hot.. IF its 2 hot you may want to get new ram so that it dont do worse damage then killing itself. Worst come worsh your ram will beging mething and eventualy blowing your motherboard and gfx and all. eventualy putting you into a position to where you have to spend all of that money to build another rig. I can tell you a cheap way to keep it cool . You can open up your case and put a cheat fan from wal-mart blowing in to keep it cool until you can change ram or get new ram!
You really have no idea what you are talking about, do you?
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post #24 of 40
Check in CPUZ to see what your RAM is at.

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post #25 of 40
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theres nothing there?,
post #26 of 40
What do you mean there is nothing there? Do a validation and check it, better yet post it.

pink
post #27 of 40
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validation in my sig, but i mean it doesnt tell me the voltage of ram.
post #28 of 40
Hmm.....that is very very odd. Well, try going back into the BIOS and in the main menu hit Ctrl+F1 sometimes that will unlock some advanced options in the BIOS. Other than that I don't know what to tell you except for the idea of aiming a fan over the modules to try and keep them cool until you get your new rig set up.
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post #29 of 40
You should be able to see the VDRAM voltage in the BIOS under DRAM/DIMM configuration.

With regards to heat, I have BH-5 running at 2-2-2 with 3.2v.

I need to have quite a bit of active cooling to keep these from BSOD on me.

If your air flow through the case is not adequate, even at lower voltages that you are running at you still may need some cooling in the region of the board.

As far as I am aware I have not seen any generic software that can read the VDRAM voltage.

You could see if ASUS Probe works on your mobo, It did state VDRAM on my old S478 board
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post #30 of 40
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^^Yea those are called heatspreaders, which he installed on his ram already...

pink

Yeah, but HOT to the touch? You SURE you aren't short circuiting the spreaders to a 12V line?
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