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Im looking at OCN in between reboots, and right now I have them up to 1066, and it at least gets into windows. I havent tried memtest just yet, as I want to see if 3.7ghz is still do-able with this new bios. If I could pull 1100mhz out of these I would be pretty darn happy Though I would be perfectly happy with less. Im pretty happy just to know I can call newegg and cancel the RMA number.
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I had trouble getting those sticks to 1066, which is one reason why I ended up with the Corsairs. I could get about 1050 out of them, then they would start to crap out in memtest.

Still, every set is different. Good luck and keep pushing!
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you have to manually set them at 1000 when its 2.0-2.1v 5-5-5-15
mines at that but at 2.0v
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Im looking at OCN in between reboots, and right now I have them up to 1066, and it at least gets into windows. I havent tried memtest just yet, as I want to see if 3.7ghz is still do-able with this new bios. If I could pull 1100mhz out of these I would be pretty darn happy Though I would be perfectly happy with less. Im pretty happy just to know I can call newegg and cancel the RMA number.
I have mine stable at 1066. High stable was 1080 @ 2.1v but lost B/W cause the PL (stRead/strap change) went to high.

@ 1100 things get weird but who knows, you might get lucky
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Hey man, glad you were able to get it working with the bios update.... its a great set of ram for the price, would hate to see them not working cause of mobo issues...

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What bios did you have though? I had the 404 bios, and the tRFC values above 42 only got introduced in the 0603 bios. Or some 600 level bios anyways.
I know I'm a day late...but I think I'm using the 303 BIOS. Something with a 3XX...

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