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Hey guys.. So I had some G.Skill HK's and I heard that HZ's were the main thing going on, so I switched over, RMA'd my HK's and the reason I did that was because I thought my HK's were limiting me from OCing more. What I'm finding is that I can boot when my RAM's freq is 914Mhz(457x2), but at 916 it will turn on, but nothing will start... Monitor won't turn on... that sort of stuff.. Just doesn't work.

Anyway, I got these HZ's thinking it might solve that... and the EXACT same thing. I'm thinking it's not my memory, but something else.. and I can't figure it out.

I'm asking for any help I can get. Currently I have them running at 2.15v (had them at 2.25v and same results)
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post #2 of 14
Timings? Still 4-4-4-12?
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post #3 of 14
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Yes. 4-4-4-12-4

Edit: I even loosened timings to 5-5-5-15 and I got an extra 2 mhz gain... so I could get it to work at 916, but any higher and same instance as before.. didn't work.
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post #4 of 14
I found, with my HZ's timings at 4-4-4-12, that anything above 900mhz wouldn't allow my system to POST at all. These probably aren't great settings, but try this:

2.0v 5-5-5-10-2T. I haven't had an issue running 4 gigs of the same sticks ya got @ 1000.
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I'll try those settings right now and see how it goes. What about subtimings?
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I have little knowledge on timings, I'm still learning by going through the motions and running tests on my ram. So, sub timings? Audi has no idea. Sorry dude.
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post #7 of 14
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Alright. I went through those settings and tweaked here and there, each time, no different. Well... there was a difference, it got worse. Lol. So I'm just not sure what else I could do. I'll probably just have to stick at 914.
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post #8 of 14
That's very weird. I know I had issues going above 900 til I changed dividers and timings.

And, I think your memory and fsb are unlinked on that board, right? What's your Multi X FSB at?
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post #9 of 14
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Multi is 8 (I went to 7 to try to OC the ram more) and FSB is 425 (on 8) 450-455 on 7

FSB and Memory are linked. I'm running 1:1 right now.
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post #10 of 14
Ah okay so they're linked. That would've been my guess as to why you couldn't post.

I'm at a loss because if you're running the ram at 2.1 with decent timings you should be able to boot and stabilize your OC just fine. Might just have to stick to the 914. Or you could get brave and try to find a 1000 on the pair. xD

Sorry I couldn't help! Hopefully it gets resolved!
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