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If my RAM says, on newegg, that the voltage is 2.7V, how much higher would you guess I could go safely?
    
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It really depends. You should look in the reviews, see what people have to say about it there.... if they say anything. Also, provide us with a link so we know what your talking about. In that way some of us might have some backround knowledge about that specific model.

But to answer your question. If your running the ram on 2.7Volts, and its not to hot. You should probably be able to hit at least 3.0volts, if your motherboard allows you to go up that high.


Post me a link, and I'll see what I can dig up for you.



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Well I'm currently running at stock latency, a little under stock speed, at 2.65V.

Here's the link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220040

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You could push it. I'd say bumb it up to 2.9Volts. Then just load something up for about 10 minutes, and touch the ram a little bit. If its extremely hot, you'll know you need to turn it down. If its just warm, you can push it a little farther.

I pushed my geil ram to 3.5 volts before, it was great. When I touched the ram, it felt like i burned my fingers. Hahah, good times. Anyways, thats when you know your pushing your gear a little to hard. Best of luck, got any problems. Come back here. I'll help you out.
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