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I have the asus z87 rog hero motherboard a i7 4770k and crucial ballistix ddr3 1600 4x4 16gb of ram . in the asus rog uefi bios ez mode I changed the system performance from normal to asus optimal which automatically over clocks your cpu . and when I booted up my computer windows did not load . so I called asus tech support motherboard department and told them what was going on and they asked what kind of ram I have and I told them the crucial ballistix ddr3 1600 4x4 16gb they said that my ram does not support my cpu being overclocked is this true ?
    
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It usually doesn't care about the CPU freq as long as the RAM setting is within specs of the sticks.

The automatic tools usually pump up the bus, without any other setting changes they probably pushed them out of spec.

Try using multiplier overclocking.


Which specific kit is it? I didn't have too many problems running a 4x8 Ballistix Tactical LP 1600 setup @ 2000
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It usually doesn't care about the CPU freq as long as the RAM setting is within specs of the sticks.

The automatic tools usually pump up the bus, without any other setting changes they probably pushed them out of spec.

Try using multiplier overclocking.


Which specific kit is it? I didn't have too many problems running a 4x8 Ballistix Tactical LP 1600 setup @ 2000
my ram is the crucial ballistix ddr3 1600 4x4 16gb they are the low profile ones with the heat sink or cover that says ballistix on it . I went back in to the bios after windows didn't load and the asus optimal performance automatically overclocked my cpu to 4.6ghz I think that's why it did not load windows because the overclock is to high and like you said it did not change the other settings that need to be changed
    
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