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What exactly is XMP? (I know it is a setting for ram in BIOS)

Extreme Memory Profile

open up CPU-z and go to the SPD tab and vualaa thumb.gif
Edited by xXSpitFireXx - 3/31/12 at 6:31pm
    
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set it in bios by choosing a profile, you may have more than one.. you can also define your own XMP profiles as well.. some info for you
http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/gaming/gaming-computers/intel-extreme-memory-profile-xmp.html smile.gif
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Better to set it manually, or at least check XMP for what it is changing. With the 1366 platform, XMP was not your friend, it could overvolt the living crap out of your IMC, enough to degrade or damage the cpu in some cases. it looks to be working better on these newer platforms, but I'd still be wary about it.
    
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set it in bios by choosing a profile, you may have more than one.. you can also define your own XMP profiles as well.. some info for you
http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/gaming/gaming-computers/intel-extreme-memory-profile-xmp.html smile.gif

thanks for the link smile.gif I've just noticed that some stuff doesn't seem to work as it should be... Look down, I'm not going to type it twice hehe.
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Better to set it manually, or at least check XMP for what it is changing. With the 1366 platform, XMP was not your friend, it could overvolt the living crap out of your IMC, enough to degrade or damage the cpu in some cases. it looks to be working better on these newer platforms, but I'd still be wary about it.

Temperatures are fine, though my speedstep is supposed to be turned on (it is in bios) but it's not enabled while using windows o: and my turbo is on constantly. i'll give those manual profiles a try smile.gif , well not really a 'try' , I always used those before tongue.gif


EDIT: I can't get my speedstep/turbo under control when going into manual/xmp with this replacement board...guess I'll give that a new topic somewhere
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