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Hey all, I got 2gb of Corsair XMS TWINX2048-3200 in my rig right now, having some problems with it.. I know these things aren't the greatest overclockers, (most people get ~220 with them) but if I up the fsb by just 1, it results in blue screens. All other settings are at stock.

Any ideas as to what the problem is?
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post #2 of 6
Raise your DDR Voltage to 2.7v~2.8v depending on the memory and your particular system. The timings should be at 3-3-3-8 right now, if after raising the voltage and it's still unstable, change them to 3-4-4-8. Make sure your Command Rate (Command per Clock) is set to 2T.
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Upped the voltage and ran super PI 8M, blue screened about half way through...

I loosened the timings and am running it again...

Still blue screened at the half way point. Meh. Guess I'll try 2T now, was hoping to avoid it though.
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Hm... At 2T it crashed even earlier than it did on 1T.
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post #5 of 6
Crash with a 1MHz increase? I'm tempted to think it might be your BIOS. Have you got the latest version?
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Yeah, updated it a few weeks ago. Have no idea what the issue was, but clearing the cmos seemed to fix it... Stable @ 223 now.
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