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How many volts can I safely put through my Crucial Ballistix DDR2-800 (2 x 1gb)?
    
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I run 2.24v 24/7 SMP folding. I do have a jerry rigged 120mm fan cooling them.
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2.1-2.3 depending on which ones
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Ill try 2.3 thanks... any other thoughts...?
    
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How many volts can I safely put through my Crucial Ballistix DDR2-800 (2 x 1gb)?
Default voltage is 2.2v isn't it? I run 2.35v though my Ballistix (2x512MB) kit without problems so far... I should say they'd be good for up to 2.4v, it's only 9% more voltage...

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Thanks all... anyway to check the temps? What are safe temps for RAM?
    
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Thanks all... anyway to check the temps? What are safe temps for RAM?
No temp sensors......You could dot he "finger on the module" but I don't know if thats even safe for them...

If your thinking of running 2.25+, i'd start to think of active cooling
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Anything over 2.2 make sure you have a fan blowing on them. 2.4 would be absolute max for 24/7 but it may still degrade the ram. Personally I dont like running over 2.2v on my ram for 24/7 use. They have found that too much voltage can start degrading these ram (D() pretty easy.

Try to stay at 2.2 for 24/7 but above thta atleast make sure you use a fan and try to keep them cool. This should help some in not killing them. Heat is bad, voltage is bad, heat and voltage really bad.
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