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Quick advice needed! Buying some ram tonight smile.gif

http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0360527

I can't seem to find a single review for this particular model. I wanted to ask about timings and overclock. From the customer reviews I've found on this model from Newegg and Microcenter than it only works at 1600 when set to 1.65v instead it's 1333 at stock.

Seeing as how I've just built and got back into PC's last year I'm surprised that you could even overclock ram. But since it's actually rated for 1600 should I not be worried and just spring for it and set the voltage up later?
post #2 of 9
i would look at these G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL
im not sure how much at microcenter but heres the link for the egg
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231428 smile.gif
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MC doesn't have any and I thought Fry's could possibly have some but they don't either. Right now I'm not too keen on ordering from Newegg after I had bit of fiasco going on.
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MC doesn't have any and I thought Fry's could possibly have some but they don't either. Right now I'm not too keen on ordering from Newegg after I had bit of fiasco going on.

ahhh, thats why i couldnt find them on the microcenter website. i cant really go to a microcenter as the closest is 16000KM away lol
i cant order from the egg either but its a good point of reference but sorry to hear you have abit of a fiasco going on with them, i thought they were one of the best thinking.gif
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KHX1600C9D3K2/8GX Has been tested by the manufacturer and is recommended for use by MSI[pdf]

I use them and have had my friends buying them, only because they are guaranteed stable by Kingston. Only others I'd recommend are G.Skill, Mushkin & Team Group.
post #6 of 9
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Did I overclock it to the right settings correctly? 9-9-9-27 @ 1600 is what I'm going for. Enabled the XMP, set it to 1600 in the bios and custom set the timings.

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2224628

Here is where I am with it.
post #7 of 9
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Did I overclock it to the right settings correctly? 9-9-9-27 @ 1600 is what I'm going for. Enabled the XMP, set it to 1600 in the bios and custom set the timings.
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2224628
Here is where I am with it.

it looks fine to me, the only reason it is running just under 1600 is becuse your BCLK is just under 100MHz but that wont make the slightest bit of difference thumb.gif

now you should download MaxxMEM^2 here
http://www.maxxpi.net/pages/downloads/maxxmemsup2---preview.php

run it and lets see how they bench smile.gif
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Here you go. I cleaned out almost every program running to make sure this could run at it's best and here we are! Thanks for the help too, enjoy some rep thumb.gif!

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Here you go. I cleaned out almost every program running to make sure this could run at it's best and here we are! Thanks for the help too, enjoy some rep thumb.gif!
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your welome, and thats a pretty good result too, about the same as me thumb.gif
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