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there are some small performance gains with 8, along with the boot time and some other feature implementations. But it does have its own set of new bugs that you wont get with 7. If you have system corruption it is more likely a result of the RAM being wonky than it is the OS itself. I had a b**** of a time with OS corruption and it turned out to be bad RAM. I also learned just how little difference overall RAM makes in playing games. I have been running 3x1GB Hynx 1333 9-11-10 2N for about two weeks while my stuff is en route with Corsair, and I honestly don't feel like I have missed a beat.

I agree they have a lot of new stuff... just nothing that helps *ME*. After using it for a while, I basically have not touched ANY of those new features. Any more insight on why RAM is the cause of OS corruption? I've never really had to deal with it in the past, so I'm a bit ignorant about why it happens.
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Yeah, i dont like 8 (yet). Fast boot is a gimmick, and it takes a total of 30sec for a cold boot on either 1155 i have. My wife's desktop does not benefit from 8,but it does help with the laptops.

I think that it can be cool to look at for the apps... I know my wife likes them on her laptop, but for a gamer and power user it gets in the way.
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How much can VTT help with stability? I'm under my temp wall by a decent margin, but voltage is way higher than I'd like for 47x. Pushing 1.5 and crashing
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That's really high vcore for 4.7, how many DIMM slots are full on your board?
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That's really high vcore for 4.7, how many DIMM slots are full on your board?
4 sticks of gskill ripjaw 1600 (2x (2x2gig))

Edit: been running with only 1 560ti for 2 weeks as well as suggested
post #5586 of 9536
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4 sticks of gskill ripjaw 1600 (2x (2x2gig))

Edit: been running with only 1 560ti for 2 weeks as well as suggested

Q, you're flogging that chip pretty hard. Do you have a target OC you want, or simply (not) want to push it for the sport?

Is that 1.5 with a DMM? And what te xmp dram voltage vs what you have the 2 kits set at?
Edited by Jpmboy - 4/10/13 at 9:25am
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I just validated 5.2 as an experiment...@ 1.488 DMM

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http://valid.canardpc.com/2764701

Edit to ask:

Would doing higher than 1.500 for just a validation hurt my chip? I got 5.3 to boot into windows, but it crashed when opening internet explore to validate.
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post #5588 of 9536
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Q, you're flogging that chip pretty hard. Do you have a target OC you want, or simply (not) want to push it for the sport?

Is that 1.5 with a DMM? And what te xmp dram voltage vs what you have the 2 kits set at?
the target is 4.8 for everyday use. That's looking unrealistic. 4.7 is my "settle" point. 1.5 is my estimated DMM reading based on the 1.4 (.08 off of CPUz) reading I got when I checked a few days ago.

XMP is 9-9-9 24 @ 1.5v, which is what I run it at
Edited by Qlix - 4/10/13 at 10:06am
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4 sticks of gskill ripjaw 1600 (2x (2x2gig))

Edit: been running with only 1 560ti for 2 weeks as well as suggested

Usually it can help when 4 DIMM slots are full. Not sure what people are increasing it too though.
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the target is 4.8 for everyday use. That's looking unrealistic. 4.7 is my "settle" point. 1.5 is my estimated DMM reading based on the 1.4 (.08 off of CPUz) reading I got when I checked a few days ago.

XMP is 9-9-9 24 @ 1.5v, which is what I run it at

Is there a specific reason that you want 4.8? Do you see a real world edge over say...4.6? I cant imagine that running 1.500 for a daily voltage seems a bit high for me. I can run much lower than that at 4.8, but have still backed down to 4.6 because I just don't need it at all. Nothing I do has shown a performance edge running that high. Its a 4% speed increase from 4.6 to 4.8, and running your chip into the ground for 4% doesn't make much sense to me.
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