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Hey guys i finally ordered my new build at a local store near me (very great prices and service). But they could only get me kingston for ram. I didn't think of it as a problem since i thought kingston was "ok" but whatever.

My main goal was to OC my i5 to 4.5 ghz stable but I think im ****ed now:

Here's my build

CPU: i5-2500k
MB: Asus p8z68-v-le

Ram: Kingston hyperx d3 8gb 1600mhz dual channel( Here's the problem, I wasn't up to date with sandy bridge and new technology and I just learned that :

1st- Sandry bridge cpus only support up to 1333 mhz and 1.5v ram.
2nd: Kingston hyperx ddr3 8gb (2x4gb) have high voltage (1.65v) and that u have to OC it to get it running at the promised 1600 mhz. Intel say its not good and stable to do that. So im ****ed right ? Should i just let the ram to the default setting at 1333 mhz or make it go 1600 mhz manually in the bios. Will it run stable even if my pc is always open ?

Now i know why everyone suggested g.skill ripjaws frown.giffrown.giffrown.gif


SSD: kingston hyperx 128gb ssd (was going for crucial m4 but it was b/o)
Video: Asus gtx570 DC II
PSU: Corsair tx series 750 watts
CASE: CM haf 912
Cooler: cm hyper 212 evo
HDD: WD 500gb 7200 rpm
OS: win7

So overall i was pretty happy with the stuff until i came back home and decided to read a bit about it . frown.gif

Im receiving it tommorow. So i guess my best bet is to let the ram at the default settings in the bios which will prob be 1333mhz 9-9-9-24 at 1.5v ??

Will i be able to OC at 4.5 ghz nonetheless ?

Thank you for your answers guys im really stressed about that right now need someone to tell me its all good.
post #2 of 16
You will be fine, that's just the stock speed and voltage SB runs at.

I had my i5 at 4.6Ghz @ 1.3v and my RAM at 1866Mhz @ 1.65v 24/7 until I got these new RAM chips.

Git after it! thumb.gif
Edited by SectorNine50 - 2/13/12 at 7:17pm
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You won't tell the difference between 1600 and 1333 in real world applications.
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post #4 of 16
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Ok so ill run it at 1333 and 1.5v and ill be fine ? I heard some people use kingston hyperx at 1600 9-9-9-27 at 1.64v but seems like some of em got blue screen problems so ill just let it at 1333 and 1.5 v then.

Also will i be able to reach 4.5 ghz on my cpu OC even if my ram isnt at 1600 ?

Thanks a lot guys feeling better now tongue.gif
post #5 of 16
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Ok so ill run it at 1333 and 1.5v and ill be fine ? I heard some people use kingston hyperx at 1600 9-9-9-27 at 1.64v but seems like some of em got blue screen problems so ill just let it at 1333 and 1.5 v then.
Also will i be able to reach 4.5 ghz on my cpu OC even if my ram isnt at 1600 ?
Thanks a lot guys feeling better now tongue.gif

Just run 'em at 1600Mhz, because you can! smile.gif The system should read the RAM's SPD and automatically set the timings and voltage for 1600Mhz. If you have blue-screen issues, you can always turn 'em back down.

You should be able to hit 4.5Ghz no sweat, based on what I've seen of these chips.
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post #6 of 16
Lol, yes. You can run your ram at 400 mhz if you wanted, and get to 4.5 ghz (assuming your CPU can get that far).
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post #7 of 16
there is one problem with your idea i have been running those memory (xmp mode)1600 (same mobo same ram).basicly with a xmp profile you get turbo set at 4200 guess what so far the annoying computer still tick!lol.dont sweat it just use the xmp profile and you ll be good!(xmp is in bios)
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Lol sickest forum ever. Thanks guys. Sick fast answers biggrin.gif
post #9 of 16
it shouldn't be a problem,dude..I run my rams with 1.71v
no problems biggrin.gif o wow..i'm still priming wheee.gif
 
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post #10 of 16
you'll be right mate. have you tried running them at 9-9-9-24. My vengeance when I installed them went to 1333 and I adjusted them in the bios. They work brillianty and I can't imagine that the RAM you've got would be too much different. Just my 2cents.gif
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