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Ok, I just built this rig a few days ago and it ran great at stock, so then I decided to overclock, I moved up slowly doing memtest and Prime 95 at each step. I eventually reached 325FSB completely stable, but there s one thing that doesn't make sense. My memory: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145034 passed a 10 HOUR memtest 86 session, with timings of 5-4-4-12 and voltage 2.1 volts, but it still causes memory errors and crashes in windows . I have tried everything and the only way I have gotten it to work is to run a divider so the memory is close to stock speeds, any help here would be greatly appreciated because I am about to break these sticks in half.
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Have you pushed your memory voltage further than 2.1?
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yes, I have had it up to 2.25 with the same results.
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Anyone?, if I can't get this working I guess I will just go with some Crucial Ballistix.
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post #5 of 5
Let's try this:

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I've let all the power saving features on (enabled) so that my CPU even overclocked will consume less energy and therefore the frequency will change from 2.0GHZ to the full 3.0GHZ when needed/full load.

I use a 2:3 ratio (which gives me a 1000mhz RAM Frequency) but you should run a 1:1 ratio then the DRAM Frequency will read 664mhz or a 4:5 ratio which will be a 835mhz. And yes, your CPU will go from 2.0ghz at idle and will jump to 3.0ghz.

Also, since that we have different RAM, try a 5-4-4-9 @ 2.20v but the rest of the valuse leave at the default setting, I believe it's like (5-4-4-9)-6-42-10-10-10-10. So, don't change anything but the first 4 values and the Vdimm which will be a minium of 2.20v. If possible, use the 2.30v.
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