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post #1 of 10
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Just a quick post... but is 2.29v safe for my ram running at 422MHz?
Stock voltage is from 1.8 - 2.1
G.SKILL 4GB(2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231148
post #2 of 10
Should be okay... I personally wouldn't run mine past 2.2V for extended periods of time... and definitely nowhere past 2.3v
post #3 of 10
Your be fine I don't run my GSKILL over 2.25 volts though.

MY PC6400 Corsair runs at 1060mhz with 2.0 volts


Change your timings a bit loosen them up And you won't need alot of volts.
post #4 of 10
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Originally Posted by porschedrifter View Post
Just a quick post... but is 2.29v safe for my ram running at 422MHz?
Stock voltage is from 1.8 - 2.1
G.SKILL 4GB(2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231148
You seriously need that much vdimm?
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I fried 2 sets at 2.25 vDimm w/ active cooling. I wouldn't use 2.3 for 24/7 use.
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post #6 of 10
The PowerChip ICs used on those modules dont really like vdimm over 2.1v. In fact, any voltage above that yields little if any OC ability of the ram. I personally would not recommend going that high.
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post #7 of 10
If you're needing that much vdimm for only a 44mhz increase, I'd clock back down to 800mhz (400) and not fry my ram.

EDIT: Or, loosen the timings and drop the volts to see if you can retain the higher speed.
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post #8 of 10
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Ok well here's my dilemma. I clocked it back down to 2.11

AIBooster and PC Probe II both report different ratings...

AI Booster Reports 2.03v but PC Probe II Reports 2.11v I've been going with the PC Probe reading just for safety but which one should I actually trust?

In the mobo I have to set it to 2.0250v to get pc probe to report 2.11v

and if I set it to 2.1 in the bios Probe reports the 2.29

Wow I'm glad you guys told me this, you probably just saved my ram

While we are on the topic of voltages, just to make sure, are these voltages anything that need to be turned down on my mobo?

CPU-NB HT: 1.38v
NB Core: 1.33
DDR2 Term: 1.04
SB Core: 1.71
SB PLL: 1.81
post #9 of 10
Of the two, I would go with PC Probe (I believe the newest version is II) over AI Booster.

But, that seems like wayyy to large of a difference to be accurate.
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post #10 of 10
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I know man thats what was buggin me... I will reboot and look at the bios and see what it reports.

Bios reports correctly along with PC Probe
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