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Not sure what voltage to run my ram at

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I own 4GB of Patriot ram (one stick, but soon to get two); here's the model number: PSD3416002H; its supposed to run at 1600 MHz and on the patriot website it says that the voltage should be set to 1.6v. Sounds a little high, am I right? As of right now, I'm running it at 1400 MHz on auto voltage because It crashed after I tested several voltage settings. Does anyone know what voltage it should be stable at stock speeds?

I'm worried that when I overclock my cpu my pc will crash because of my ram voltage.
Edited by xXPH4GGaTr0nXx - 2/20/12 at 9:08am
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What are the rest of your spec?

If it's Sandybridge, 1.5v is the recommended RAM voltages keeping it at 1600mhz.
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I'm running an i3-550; right now i have my ram running at 1.35 V (lol) because I'm not doing any gaming/benchmarking.
Edited by xXPH4GGaTr0nXx - 3/1/12 at 2:31pm
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1.6v isn't high at all for socket 1156.
1.65v used to be the standard before sandy bridge (skt 1155) came along.
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crank the juice up and overclock it! meh..patriot ram ;/
 
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