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What's POS? Well, so far i have seen pretty good feedback on the ASrock motherboard... It has some room for OCing and some heatsinks as well. ARe you sure Gigabyte 970a-ds3 is so much better?
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What's POS? Well, so far i have seen pretty good feedback on the ASrock motherboard... It has some room for OCing and some heatsinks as well. ARe you sure Gigabyte 970a-ds3 is so much better?
Low end ASRock boards = garbage
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Low end ASRock boards = garbage

Are they that bad on the amd side? I know the Z77 Pro 3 is an amazing overclocker on the intel side
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Are they that bad on the amd side? I know the Z77 Pro 3 is an amazing overclocker on the intel side
AMD side = absolutely wink.gif
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Ok so a little update: I bought the MB and waiting for the CPU. Meanwhile i went to buy this RAM but those idiots listed it wrong and it turns out that have only 1.65V version which is A1 not B1. Will this make a difference on this motherboard (which supports up 1.5 V as it says)? The guy in the shop told me that in order for it to run in 1600 MHz i will need to set it to1.65 V ANYWAY and that even if it says 1600 MHz 1.5 V it STILL won't work on 1.5 V. Is it true? Sounds pretty dumb. Because when i asked so why there are 2 completely identical RAM sets which difference is only 1.5/1.65 V he had no answer
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Ok so a little update: I bought the MB and waiting for the CPU. Meanwhile i went to buy this RAM but those idiots listed it wrong and it turns out that have only 1.65V version which is A1 not B1. Will this make a difference on this motherboard (which supports up 1.5 V as it says)? The guy in the shop told me that in order for it to run in 1600 MHz i will need to set it to1.65 V ANYWAY and that even if it says 1600 MHz 1.5 V it STILL won't work on 1.5 V. Is it true? Sounds pretty dumb. Because when i asked so why there are 2 completely identical RAM sets which difference is only 1.5/1.65 V he had no answer
What RAM is that? No, G.Skill 1866MHz rams will even work at 1.5V (It's rated for them!) Kingston rates their hyperx for 1600 1.65V but truth is they will run at 1.5V anyway
And for AMD platforms (or even ivy) 1.65V is not a problem. Just that AMD chips are safe to 1.7V whereas Ivy i think isn't ...
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Well, almost any 1600 RAM as i found out today checking shops all day long lol. DDR3 4096Mb 1600MHz Corsair XMS3 CL9 for example. I saw 1 with 1.5 V of 1600 MHz but its timings were 11 11 11 30 so that's no go. I finally managed to see a fine RAM DIMM DDR3, 4ГБ (2x2GB), Kingston HyperX Genesis PnP, KHX1600C9D3P1K2/4G and ordered it right away.

Well, i know that it's fine for AMD but what about motherboards? If it says 1.5 V can it run 1.65 V fine? Gigabyte 970a-ds3 for example...
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Corsair RAM = avoid everything. You will definitely have to run the box ratings because they are such a tight-arse now
It's the CPU that matters but in ANY Case (no pun intended) it's no problem for ivy bridge or AMD chips in general
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post #29 of 30

==--

"If it says 1.5 V can it run 1.65 V fine?"

 

As a matter of fact, I'm running 16G of 1.5V Corsair at 1.65 right now.  No prob.

 

I still can't get it anywhere near the rated speed of 2133 though, but it isn't because it won't run at 1.65V.  (I can do 2000)

I'm afraid to push it to 1.7 because I tend to get too excited and then break stuff.  Probably an ADD thang or something.

 

-faye
 

post #30 of 30
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Well, i just put it all together and it works biggrin.gif Too bad i didn't notice the new MOBO didn't have IDE so i had to buy a sata DVD-RW. Thanks OCN once again smile.gif

BTW that easytune 6 program says that i have FX 6300 AMD Bulldozer lol... i wonder why? Aida says it's hexcore or something like that
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