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Originally Posted by nezff View Post

I would like to know what some of you guys are running as far as ram. I only found that asrock recommends one model number for corsair ram in 1600mhz. CML16GX3M4A1600C9 amazon link
Im not really looking to use 16gb but will if this board wont support 8gb
All the companies that say the ram works have just been tested, this board hasn't been tested for all different rams. If it's faulty try it in another pc or your mates and if still mucks about there dying.
post #262 of 1119
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Originally Posted by nezff View Post

I would like to know what some of you guys are running as far as ram. I only found that asrock recommends one model number for corsair ram in 1600mhz. CML16GX3M4A1600C9 amazon link
Im not really looking to use 16gb but will if this board wont support 8gb

Why not go 16GB? The price difference between 8gb and 16gb is pretty small.

My RAM was not listen in QVL, but works without a hitch.

I'm using these G.Skill 16GB (2x8GB) sticks:

Newegg Link

It's currently set at 1866MHz 9-10-10-24-1T 1.6v and in the final stages of stability testing, looking very good. Will update if it fails, but highly doubtful.

My previous stable was 1600MHz 8-9-9-20-1T 1.5v.


Update:

solid @ 9-10-10-24-1T 1.6v
Edited by Conscious1 - 12/1/12 at 5:04am
    
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Yeah your OC is unstable, could also be your ram. How long did you test Prime95? Try adding .05V till it stops freezing.

I think I did about an hour. I only have an H50 and didn't want to get too crazy. After the comp boots, I haven't had any lockups of BSOD's with this OC setup. Just the occasional boot problem. Since I haven't had any problems after boot I figured my VCore was fine. I'll try adding .05 a couple of times and see what happens.
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post #264 of 1119
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I'd suggest using OCCT: Linkpack on max for stress testing. From my experience, it finds instability/problems much quicker.

Thank you, I'll try this tomorrow.
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post #265 of 1119
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I would like to know what some of you guys are running as far as ram. I only found that asrock recommends one model number for corsair ram in 1600mhz. CML16GX3M4A1600C9 amazon link
Im not really looking to use 16gb but will if this board wont support 8gb

I've been running these Mushkins at 2133 without any problems (or so I think). The occasional boot lockups I think are related to an OC I'm still testing. Memtest results all came back clean.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226188
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I think I did about an hour. I only have an H50 and didn't want to get too crazy. After the comp boots, I haven't had any lockups of BSOD's with this OC setup. Just the occasional boot problem. Since I haven't had any problems after boot I figured my VCore was fine. I'll try adding .05 a couple of times and see what happens.

.050? a bit much I'd say. biggrin.gif , I think what was meant was .005 increments.
post #267 of 1119
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.050? a bit much I'd say. biggrin.gif , I think what was meant was .005 increments.

Haha, yeah thanks. That's what I meant. Force of habit, I'm a drag racer, we think in hundredths not thousandths. biggrin.gif
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post #268 of 1119
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Haha, yeah thanks. That's what I meant. Force of habit, I'm a drag racer, we think in hundredths not thousandths. biggrin.gif

no problem, just wanted to make sure someone wasn't trying to bump vcore that much.. lol could only imagine the outcome.
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