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So over the past couple weeks my computer has been randomly crashing, sometimes with a BSOD. I belive this was caused by my default settings for the ram being off so I set everything manually to come to a solution. So far no BSOD or lockups.

The ram stock timings are suppose to be 9-9-9-24-2N. However, in bios the default was 9-9-9-24-1N.

My question is this: Could the 1N instead of 2N be the cause of my lock ups? Also, what does this number mean?
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Its the command rate and you will be fine at 1N.
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Its the command rate and you will be fine at 1N.

It crashes at 1N though, that's why I moved it to 2N.

I looked this up and found this on a toms hardware forum post:
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A lot of memory now will only run properly at a 2T or 2N command rate, 1T or 1N rates can be attaind and do perform better however stability issues can arise with these settings.

So I guess that could explain my instability at 1N. I don't know why it would default to 1N when the ram is suppose to run at 2N by default.
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