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I have a Rampage III Gene with Intel i7-960. I also have Corsair Dominator GT RAM.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145329

I went out and spent some money and built myself a nice single loop cooling system with a 200mm and 240mm rad to cool both my ram and my cpu. I currently have my CPU at 4.1ghz and my RAM at 1700mhz. I WANT MORE. Problem is everything I try is unstable so I'm looking for suggestions. Any help or recommendations would be much appreciated.
I just wrote it out if it helps

Rampage III Gene

Sync Mode: Enabled
Ai Overclock Tuner: Manual
OC From CPU Level Up: Auto
CPU RAtio Settings: 23.0
CPU Turbo Power Limit: Disabled

CPU Configuration
CPU Ration Settings: 23.0
C1E Support: Disabled
MPS and ACPI MADT ordering: Modern Ordering
Intel (R) Virtualization: Enabled
CPU TM Function: Enabled
Execute Disable Bit: Enabled
Intel (R) HT Technology: Enabled
*Active Processor Cores: All
*Intel (R) SpeedStep (TM) Tech: Disabled

Memory Configuration Protect: DIsabled

DRAM Timing Control
CAS# Latency: Auto
RAS# to CAS# Delay: Auto
DRAM RAS# PRE Time: Auto
DRAM RAS# ACT Time: Auto
RAS# to RAS# Delay: Auto
REF Cycle Time: Auto
WRITE Recovery Time: Auto
READ to PRE Time: Auto
FOUR ACT WIN Time: Auto
BACK-To-Back CAS# Delay: Auto

CPU Load Line Calibration: Auto

Extreme OV: Disabled
CPU Voltage Control: Absolute (VID)
CPU Voltage: Auto: Auto
CPU PLL Voltage: Auto
QPI/DRAM Core Voltage: Auto

IOH Voltage: Auto
IOH PCIE Voltage: Auto
ICH Voltage: Auto
ICH PCIE Voltage: Auto
DRAM Bus Voltage: Auto

Edited by Hartacus - 12/4/12 at 2:45pm
 
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I want ram to be @ 2000mhz and CPU to be at least 4.2ghz

I put my multi at 21 and my bus at 200 and the ram on auto. It runs but when I run prime 95 I get CPU temps of 90 degrees. Should I take the vcore off auto and manually lower it?
Edited by Hartacus - 12/4/12 at 3:28pm
 
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Originally Posted by Hartacus View Post

I want ram to be @ 2000mhz and CPU to be at least 4.2ghz

I put my multi at 21 and my bus at 200 and the ram on auto. It runs but when I run prime 95 I get CPU temps of 90 degrees. Should I take the vcore off auto and manually lower it?

YES! Don't EVER leave Vcore on AUTO unless you want a BURNT chip. lol It always over-volts way to high for some reason, so Manual Vcore adjustments are best smile.gif

i would say do the Multi and RAM linkage in a Ratio that keeps the CPU at 4.2 and the RAM as close to 2K as it will go. I also hope you know RAM cooling is more for looks unless your going for E-Penis in Bench-Mark scores lol
 
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