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Hey guys!

I just bought myself a new Piledriver system, for folding mainly.
Looked around and faster ram does improve the PPD, slightly.

My problem here, i can't even get my ram to run "native" 1866mhz , and they are specced for 2400mhz (was on sale, cheaper than 1600mhz lol)

The ram im using is: Kingston Hyper X Predator 2*4GB (those big blue heat spreaders with X on them)
Motherboard: Asus Sabertooth 2.0 (latest bios)
CPU: AMD 8350

RAM link: http://www.kingston.com/en/memory/hyperx/predator
HyperX Predator (T2) - 8GB Kit* (2x4GB) - DDR3 2400MHz CL11 DIMM
Part Number: KHX24C11T2K2/8X
Specs: DDR3, 2400MHz, CL11, 1.65V, Unbuffered, Spec Sheet PDF
Profile 1: 2400MHz, 11-13-13, 1.65V
Profile 2: 2133MHz, 11-12-11, 1.6V

(edit: tested in Z68 system, ran at 2133mhz without problems, max on MB)

i use the two ram in A2-B2 (2 and 4) as recommended by the manual on 1-9







ram currently in 1.65V , tried locking the timings to 12-12-12-32 just to try it out but doesn't help so auto for now.
CPU in 1.4V

any higher than 1600mhz , and my computer just goes black and refuses to boot.

im not used to the "new" amd system compared to the older versions im used to, and on my Intel setup i just loaded the XMP profile for 1866mhz mem =/

any kind of help would be appreciated

according to the memory list on asus website kingston memory should be able to run at 2133mhz , which is what im aiming for (2400 is just a plus)
Edited by chrystal - 2/4/13 at 10:45am
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post #2 of 36
Try DOCP under ai oct, kinda like XMP.
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Can you link the ram please?
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post #4 of 36
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion View Post

Try DOCP under ai oct, kinda like XMP.
tried it, didn't help frown.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by dixson01974 View Post

Can you link the ram please?
going to update 1st post, it is these ram im using.
http://www.kingston.com/en/memory/hyperx/predator 2400mhz, 8gb kit (2*4gb)
Edited by chrystal - 2/2/13 at 8:41am
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Which set? There are 7 on the web page. Please list the model number.
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Originally Posted by dixson01974 View Post

Which set? There are 7 on the web page. Please list the model number.

updated 1st post smile.gif

Part Number: KHX24C11T2K2/8X
Specs: DDR3, 2400MHz, CL11, 1.65V, Unbuffered, Spec Sheet PDF
Profile 1: 2400MHz, 11-13-13, 1.65V
Profile 2: 2133MHz, 11-12-11, 1.6V
this one
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Have you tried putting them in Slot 2 and 4?
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Quote:
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Have you tried putting them in Slot 2 and 4?
oh sorry missed to write that info on top.

i use the two ram in A2-B2 smile.gif (2 and 4) as recommended by the manual on 1-9
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Quote:
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oh sorry missed to write that info on top.

i use the two ram in A2-B2 smile.gif (2 and 4) as recommended by the manual on 1-9
Then tried them is slot 1 and 3.
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post #10 of 36
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dixson01974 View Post

Then tried them is slot 1 and 3.

yeah i guess i should, 1hour left for my folding then i can try.
its just that i followed the ram installation according to manual, and if those slots don't work i have to return both the cpu and motherboard :/

but i will try it in about 1hour smile.gif
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