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So...get this guys. if i put it to DDR3-1657MHz, i have boot problems. but if i put it to DDR3-1930MHz, everything is good as can be.

What...would explain this?
 
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ALIENS

EDIT: sorry, I just couldn't resist redface.gif
but that really seems weird.... maybe the processor need someplace to use extra bandwith?
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2133Mhz RAM?
 
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It's like running an engine too lean.....

Richen her up, add more Jiggawatts! thumb.gif
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post #5 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Warweo View Post

2133Mhz RAM?
1600mhz ram. which makes it even wierder.
Quote:
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It's like running an engine too lean.....
Richen her up, add more Jiggawatts! thumb.gif

cant go wrong with that biggrin.gif
 
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post #6 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by srsparky32 View Post

So...get this guys. if i put it to DDR3-1657MHz, i have boot problems. but if i put it to DDR3-1930MHz, everything is good as can be.
What...would explain this?

Please list full system specs and BIOS settings. More information is needed to even attempt to troubleshoot.
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Please list full system specs and BIOS settings. More information is needed to even attempt to troubleshoot.

Just take a look in his sig. that's the rig he's talking about
    
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What were the timings before and after?
post #9 of 10
Yes, maybe they don't like timings you setted @ 16xx. Try adjusting (loosening) to see if it boots. If they works ok @ 19xx, they should work also @ 16xx, and even with tighter timings.
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post #10 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by srsparky32 View Post

So...get this guys. if i put it to DDR3-1657MHz, i have boot problems. but if i put it to DDR3-1930MHz, everything is good as can be.

What...would explain this?


X58 with i7-990X, have to adjust this to be able to boot at 1657.

 

1. QPI/Vtt.

2. Timings and sub-timings.

3. BCLK.

4. Memory Multiplier.

5. Uncore ratio.
6. DRAM Voltage.

 

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