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1.65 volt Dominator ram; volts too high for fx4100?

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The fx cpus, do the run 1.5 v ram like sandy bridge or 1.65 v?

I accidentally bought Corsair 2*2GB Dominator 1600mhz 1.65v.

Can I use this in my fx4100 set or should I adjust the voltage manually to 1.5v and the mhz to 1333?
 
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BD is fine with 1.65V. Even (most) SB were fine with 1.65.
    
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Intel had some issues on one series of CPUs so they would not warranty using RAM with higher then 1.5v but the DDR3 RAM voltage spec is a nominal 1.5v and can range up to 1.7v. AMD CPUs have no issues with RAM voltages of 1.65v 24/7.
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Okay so I am good tnx.

Another question. Should I put in the memory speed manually in the bios or change the base clock while I am overclocking. So set the speed ro 1333 manually and raise the baseclock till it should about 1600.
 
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post #5 of 6
Set it to 1600 and oc using the multi when you come to fine tuning with the FSb then lower the ram one notch
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Originally Posted by richie_2010 View Post

Set it to 1600 and oc using the multi when you come to fine tuning with the FSb then lower the ram one notch

^^^ This.
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