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Hey all,

I wanted to get the most out of my RAM, so I decided to OC it to the specs it was intended to run at. With the help of Sean Webster I made the following changes to my BIOS...

"Set the speed to 2133MHz, timings to 9-11-10-28, dram voltage to 1.65v, and Vccio to 1.15v-1.2v"

I did just that and set the VCCIO to 1.15... booted into windows fine and then I hit a wall.

As stated the computer booted up fine, however when I would try to play SW:TOR the game would freeze. I said ok no problem it must be the VCCIO, so I moved it up another notch and the game was more stable than before, but it still ended up crashing. I then reverted the settings back to 1.15 and changed the DRAM voltage up another notch...no luck.

Am I missing something? Perhaps something is supposed be enabled/disabled in the BIOS that we missed? I payed 200$ for this ram and would like to get it running at its designated speeds, instead of the default speeds that its 99$ equivilant would have given me from the get go. Im running the latest version of my mobos bios, rig info can be found in my sig.

Here is a link to the exact ram i purchased:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226274


Thanks!!
Edited by NotReadyYet - 1/20/12 at 9:59am
    
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post #2 of 8
Maybe add more voltage or your ram might need to be RMA'd. Also could be that your chip can't hold the speed. A friends 2500k couldn't hold 2400mhz ram but he could run it fine at 2133. Try like 2000mhz or something.
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So just change it from 2133 to 2000? I dont have to change the timings or anything else correct?
    
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leave it at recommended rimming and see .
Have you checked it works on at auto set .?

with Memtest http://hcidesign.com/memtest/
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also try 10/12/10/28 on timming will hardly make any difference and may work rolleyes.gif
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Set by XMP profile,if that doesn't work I would try 9-11-10-29 or 9-11-11-29.Your kit was tested for X79 platform btw.What is the tRC set to? You may have to increase that.If you can't get it contact Mushkin.This is overclocked memory,never a gaurantee your CPU can run it at the same voltage,speeds and timings.
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post #7 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by motokill36 View Post

leave it at recommended rimming and see .
Have you checked it works on at auto set .?
with Memtest http://hcidesign.com/memtest/
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Will try that and let you know
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Originally Posted by motokill36 View Post

also try 10/12/10/28 on timming will hardly make any difference and may work rolleyes.gif

Will try this as well, thanks
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Originally Posted by Redwoodz View Post

Set by XMP profile,if that doesn't work I would try 9-11-10-29 or 9-11-11-29.Your kit was tested for X79 platform btw.What is the tRC set to? You may have to increase that.If you can't get it contact Mushkin.This is overclocked memory,never a gaurantee your CPU can run it at the same voltage,speeds and timings.

I tried the XMP profile but when I would boot into windows it would revert back to its stock settings (confirmed in CPU-Z). I will get back to you with the tRC values.


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so weird...my computer wont let me boot into bios...I press DEL to enter and it just hangs there for ever...dr debug gives me error code "0d"...only way around it is to use the CLR_CMOS button on the back of my mother board...so weird...think the board is faulty?
    
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