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Well stock voltages for the ram i have is 2.5 volts. Its not TCCD or anything like that, its some cheapy Ultra value ram that cost me 35 a stick hehe. So its not the voltage that will kill them its the heat right? so if i keep them cool they should be ok? with 2.9 even 3.0 volts pumping through them? If i burn them up it then i will just have to get some ddr500

Both voltage and heat can kill components. Increased voltage raises the chances of electromigration
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then burn them up
well i dont really wana burn them up lol. Id be without my pc untill i could get some new ram here.
    
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i'd say 2.9v is good for now, see what you can do with it. First, get some benching software. Set it in T2 and get the timings as tight as you can get them without a crash. run the bench and copy the numbers down and repeat with T1. this could take several hours depending on how much work you put into it but it will be worth it in the end.

Ive had great success with the Geil One-S. I highly recomend it if you burn your 400 up. the DDR-600 cost me $130 or something for a gig and does produre some heat so you will need a little bit of air flow. I used an old AMD 754 fan I had laying around. plugged it in and stuffed it in there worked GREAT! on the down side you will need some power to push that ram to 300Mhz
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