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so i have a 2x4 gb g skill cas 9 and a 2x2gb g skill cas 9 but for some reason my 2x4gb cas 9 is running at cas 11. i tried messing with the bios but i'm having trouble booting it. my systems still quick though but if i could fix it why not. anyone can help me out?

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When using different sticks of RAM they can behave weirdly. Have you tried upping the voltage?
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yup. to 1.6 and 1.7. they're suppose to be running the same right?
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Originally Posted by kingkoopa95 View Post

yup. to 1.6 and 1.7. they're suppose to be running the same right?
Well, because they are different modules they may require different voltages, different timings and different frequencies to function properly. Even if they are all G.Skill Ripjaws sticks, they have different memory densities and other varying factors. Using different sticks is something I would never recommend because it often causes issues.
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kingkoopa95,

You got them to boot up, so that's good so far.

What you are looking at in "Motherboard" section of AIDA64 is NOT what the memory is actually operating at.

Click on "Tools" and the Memory and Cache Disk Benchmark Test to see the effective operating frequency.

To configure the memory properly and attempt the rated specifications of DDR3-1600 CL9, manually input DRAM Frequency DDR3-1600, Timings 9-9-9-24, DRAM Voltage 1.50V in BIOS/EFI and see how that works. If that does not boot, you can try DDR3-1333 8-8-8-24 1.50V.

Let us know if it works!

Cheers
Edited by timisyourfriend - 1/28/13 at 3:29pm
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