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Should I buy new memory?

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I purchased my computer refurbished from Best Buy about two and a half years ago now. It was the cheapest i7 setup at the time. I realized it is running 1.5v memory even though it doesn't have a setting for that voltage. Only 1.51something to 1.65. Should I worry about getting new memory? One more thing, I know this is the wrong thread. It has a power supply that maxes out at 500w output. Has 3x 18v rails, should this be a concern since it is only a no name psu? Running a 6870 with the standard stuff. Should I get a psu with a bit more headroom?
post #2 of 5
Too vague, Don't know what you are running, or the desktop model. If it's some Dell, it probably has a OK CWT/Delta PSU.

Don't worry about new memory, That's normal. hey, which i7?

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Sorry, I assumed the info automatically went into my sig. It is an Asus cg5290. Has an i7 920 d0 stepping @ stock w/ Cooler Master 212+, x58 Rampage II Gene variant without some heatsinks and no sli or raid, 1 TB Hitachi 16MB cache hdd, cd/dvd rw drive, 3x2gb 3x1gb hynix triple channel 1333mhz and a Sapphire 6870. It has a Delta 500w gps-500aba psu.
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Sounds solid, x58 supports triple channel memory too, You're fine on all front's IMO.
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Thanks for your response!
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