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hey guys

is there a possibility that one could overvolt RAM, causing crashes and BSODs when overclocking?
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Yeah...
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and when a BSOD crash occurs, is it generally the fault of RAM?

if a cpu was to crash, the comp would freeze up or immediately reboot yeah? not just dump the memory?
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yes, why you having trouble? If your under 2.2 i wouldnt think but some mb have touchy nb's.
Sometimes driver related to. So stay under 2.1v on ram as i do never had a instability prob.
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Originally Posted by gtarmanrob View Post
and when a BSOD crash occurs, is it generally the fault of RAM?

if a cpu was to crash, the comp would freeze up or immediately reboot yeah? not just dump the memory?
BSODs can happen for anything. Next time you have one, write down the error code, and google it or post a thread here.
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How much have you OC'ed your ram? or not. Id imagine syncing your ram and that CPU OC will be a struggle if you have. Lotsaaaaa FSB and MCH volts.
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