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post #141 of 2062
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I say why not? I rarely use all 16GB in my system. But when I do, its very nice to have it.

I don't always use 16Gb of RAM... but when I do, I'm running a VM inside a VM inside a VM inside a VM inside a VM. tongue.gif

Somebody please wanna give me a suggestion for what I should use to test RAM that will give me a decent quick and dirty ideal of stability for when I'm just trying to work on settings so I don't have to run hours of prime for every change? I've seen on the XS thread people using super pi or something like that. Is that what I should be using for a decent memory stability check? What settings should I run? TY smile.gif
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I got 4 kits, for both my main and secondary rigs. 3 out of 4 of the sets seemed matched. I'm planning to put the matched sets in my main rig, and I just put the un-matched sets in my secondary rig.

Secondary rig:
I'm stable at 1866MHz at 9-9-9-28-1T with 1.5V's with VCCIO at 1.1V's.
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I couldn't get stable at 1866MHz at 8-9-9-24-1T with 1.5V's with VCCIO at 1.1V's.
I couldn't get stable at 1866MHz at 9-9-9-24-1T with 1.5V's with VCCIO at 1.1V's.

I'm running 1866MHz at 9-9-9-28-1T with 1.5V's with VCCIO at 1.1V's again just to make sure I really was stable there, then I'll try for 1866MHz at 8-9-9-28-1T with 1.5V's with VCCIO at 1.1V's.

At any rate, after this run, I'm going to update my main computer with the matched set.

UPDATE: Nm, not quite stable at 1866MHz at 9-9-9-28-1T with 1.5V's with VCCIO at 1.1V's. frown.gif

The BSOD was 0x0124, so I bumped my CPU Voltage by .005V's and that seems to be okay so far.

UPDATE 2: Ok, I'm now stable at 1866MHz at 8-9-9-24-1T with 1.5V's with VCCIO at 1.1V's. I have noticed that the higher the RAM speed, the higher you also have to adjust CPU voltages (depending on your CPU overclock; the higher the overclock, the more voltage needed).

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I BSOD with 1866MHz at 8-9-8-24-1T with 1.5V's with VCCIO at 1.1V's loading into Windows. I'm going to do a longer Prime95 stress test. It seems 1866Mhz at 8-9-9-24-1T at 1.5V's is where it's stable for now.

UPDATE 3: Ok, so I went back to 1866Mhz at 8-9-9-24-1T at 1.5V's and it wasn't stable. However, I bumped my CPU Voltage another .005V's, and it's pretty stable now. When I had a 4x4GB 2133MHz kit at 11-11-11-30-2T at 1.65V's, I had to increase my CPU Voltage by .020V's for stability.

I'll try 8-9-8-24-1T again after a half hour of Prime95 Blend tests.

UPDATE 4: Well, 8-9-8-24-1T wasn't stable. However, 8-9-9-24-1T seems to be perfectly stable.

UPDATE 5: Both systems are stable at only 8-9-9-24-1T at 1.5V's. Tighter timings aren't stable, and haven't tried 2133MHz, yet.
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post #143 of 2062
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Quick question: What do you guys like for testing memory stability? I usually use Prime blend with 90% memory used but that takes a while. What's your favorite memory stability tester that gives decent indication in less than an hour? I still plan on doing more than 24 hours of prime as a final check but want something quick while I'm fiddling with settings.

Haha! I jumped from 4GB to 16GB, fired up LinX, hit all, and wondered why it was still going the next day. thumb.gif

What about good ole memtest?

http://www.memtest.org/

IIRC, that was always pretty snappy.
post #144 of 2062
Just got my set! Super excited.

Here's a picture to show how small they are.

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I really like how they look. More pictures to come.

EDIT: I just noticed that my finger looks really fat in the picture. tongue.gif

EDIT EDIT:

Yep. They're in there somewhere.

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Looks like they're out of stock at tiger/circuit.
    
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Patiently waited 6 days so far for my kits to come in. I was dissapointed they didn't come in today because I was planning on testing them this weekend.
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Oh wow, mine was delivered the next day.
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Patiently waited 6 days so far for my kits to come in. I was dissapointed they didn't come in today because I was planning on testing them this weekend.

No kidding. Mine are to come in tomorrow, but I'm surprised Amazon/TigerDirect took a week to simply ship RAM and charged me $5 for slow shipment. I'm not too happy about that, but I'll be happy when they come in tomorrow. thumb.gif
    
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post #149 of 2062
Not terribly impressed with them so far. I can't get them to match my previous rams settings (7-7-7-20 @ 1600mhz).

Still playing with the voltages though so we'll see.
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