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post #11 of 36
do you have XMP enabled ?

In BIOS go to AI tweaker, then AI over clock tuner click it should be 3 choices Auto-Manual-XMP select XMP save and exit restart.

Or have you done this already?
post #12 of 36
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do you have XMP enabled ?

In BIOS go to AI tweaker, then AI over clock tuner click it should be 3 choices Auto-Manual-XMP select XMP save and exit restart.

Or have you done this already?

http://valid.canardpc.com/2678944 config atm, the memory "can" go somewhat higher , just tried upping the fsb by a small margin (now around 1660mhz)

if i try 1866mhz system gets error "overclocking failed" with 1.6V on mem, and 1.45V on CPU. (shouldn't need that much around stock clocks but hey just trying out here)



everything is basically overclocked when running this mode, however i can turn down the turbo mode so i don't get suicide runs.
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post #13 of 36
Have you checked to see if there is a BIOS update for your board, if there is up date to that version could possibly resolve the issue. if that doesnt work try below.

i would get rid of turbo and set it to auto if you have one or the lowest settining then move to manual on overclock tuner. then adjust your memory frequency one level at a time and see what happens.
Edited by Bluelighting - 2/3/13 at 6:14am
post #14 of 36
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Have you checked to see if there is a BIOS update for your board, if there is up date to that version could possibly resolve the issue. if that doesnt work try below.

i would get rid of turbo and set it to auto if you have one or the lowest settining then move to manual on overclock tuner. then adjust your memory frequency one level at a time and see what happens.

got 2nd newest bios, missed the latest
http://www.asus.se/Motherboards/AMD_AM3Plus/SABERTOOTH_990FX_R20/#download
the latest one only fixes " Fixed F8 function is abnormal under fastboot "
while the one i got "SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 BIOS 1302
Improve system stability."

well i can try to update the bios to that and try it out.
i tried the stock turbo settings as well, 4ghz to 4.2ghz turbo. if it can't handle that then its a either a **** cpu or **** motherboard and should be returned back to the shop.
also cooled with H80i, it SHOULD do standard out the box settings without issues.
Edited by chrystal - 2/3/13 at 6:27am
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post #15 of 36
Have you checked the timings against what the manufacture says they are, possibly you might have to set them manually that could be the issue.

Profile #1: D3-2400 CL11-13-13 @1.65V
Profile #2: D3-2133 CL11-12-11 @1.60V

this is what kingston says the timings are for the model number you posted
Edited by Bluelighting - 2/3/13 at 6:47am
post #16 of 36
O.C, next to the RAM frequency specifications, tells us that the RAM isn't automatically supported at that speed, but it is supported and you must manually overclock the RAM it to get those speeds. Basically, you can buy a 2133MHz memory kit, but you need to set it to that frequency yourself in the BIOS, or else it will default to a lower frequency.

Basically, the board supports overclocking your RAM to those speeds, if you want to. Buying an 1866MHz kit and putting it in will not make a difference, it will still be 1866MHz (unless you overclock it further). You don't need to buy faster RAM, it's just telling you that it can support those speeds, but it doesn't automatically recognize RAM at those speeds.

Possibly this web article might clarify things for you.confused.gif





http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/312248-30-memory-speed-overclock
post #17 of 36
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contacted asus about my problems, since on website it states 1866mhz and the rest of the speeds as O.C
time will tell what my problems are.
going to try the RAM in the Intel box someday also.
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post #18 of 36
The stock voltage on those ram is 1.65v.
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post #19 of 36
Yes 1.65 volts that's what Kingston says
post #20 of 36
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Yes 1.65 volts that's what Kingston says
But he is setting the voltage to 1.6v and that can be the problem here.
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