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Was just wondering what the highest you guys would recommend running the ram in my sig. I do believe they are promos ics, and reccomended voltage is 2.75. The reason I ask is that I tried to run them 240 @ 2.5-3-3-8 at 2.9 with errors in test 5. Should I try looser timings, if so what, or am I good to bump a little higher on the vdimm? Im curious as my bios gives a warning of running it over 2.9 may harm the cpu or ram. Thanks in advance for your help.
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loosen them up first then set to recommended v dimm for now til stability is an issue>
    
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Yes I tried that, as loose as the timings I stated. But Im trying to run it at 480 which is 240, and boot without 2.85. So should I lossen more than 2.5-3-3-8, or try higher than 2.9. These are ddr chips. Thanks in advance.
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i have the twinX and i run 3.1 all day, for about 6 months so far
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What ICs do you have?
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post #6 of 19
Depends what kind they are.

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post #7 of 19
promo can go higher dont know much of DDR voltages
    
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post #8 of 19
On a serious note, the OCz sticks are say up to 3.4 i think...so you should have a little room
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post #9 of 19
oh, heh guess it doent apply to you, i have CE-6
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post #10 of 19
Loosen CAS to 3 (the first timing). That should do the trick.

I personally don't recommend increasing voltage unless you have BH-5 chips, which like lots of voltage. The little gain in performance doesn't make up for the drop in life.
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