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Im running at stock, with 1.9volt. However i heard alot of people have them running at 1200.

So my questions is: if i have them run at 1200 is it gonna damage my stick ( in time ofcourse ) and i hear alot of people saying their Balistik stick die on them ( but they didnt say if it die on OC state or Stock ) basicly should i or not run them at 1200, is there any noticing differents between 1066 and 1200?
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The kind of voltage needed to run them at 1200, with real stability (2.2v-2.4v), will likely damage the sticks unless you keep them very cool (a reasonably high flow fan just for the memory).

The real world performance gain from 1066 to 1200 is fairly small, and you would not notice the difference in most apps.
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I had my old Ballistix running at 1200. You just see benchmark stats that say youre slightly faster in some areas. You wont notice it anywhere realtime.

Mine ran at 2.2v for 1200.
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u wont notice any difference if u OC them to 1200. i didnt even notice any difference between my old 800mhz to 1066mhz lol, maybe an extra 150 points in 3Dmark. oh and im sure they are meant to run at 2.2v at stock. my mobo wudnt post sometimes with any lower ram voltage. :S
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Thanks Guys. I think i will leave them alone on stock speed. I had it run at 1100 with volt 1.9, here is another question. You guys all have them run at 2.2 which is what state in vdinm even on 1066 (some higher in OC mod). but my 2 stick work fine with 1.9 even on 1100, is it ok? i had it run at 1100 for 5 days play crysis, Gow, and the witcher there were no probs at all so i guess it is stable right? however i am still concern with the volt!! alot says that low voltage might results in ram failuer... so what the heck is going on with my ram? i push my up to 1200 yesterday at 1.9 volt and it seem fine with 4 hour of crysis DX10 all hight.

Some quick comfort advised or warning would be appreciate.
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Nah, you won't notice a thing in gaming. Synthetic benchmarks yes, but even then it would be very small that you'd probably not notice.
 
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