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Ok, this is getting weird. But could you post the PC specs your are using with this memory? I need to know what you're working with and perhaps I can see the BIOS and tell you where you can change a few things to get it to working properly.

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I'm confused.
I haven't overclocked it before, it is in another PC and wanted to see what you guys thought about overclocking it. Thats all.
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Ok, this is getting weird. But could you post the PC specs your are using with this memory? I need to know what you're working with and perhaps I can see the BIOS and tell you where you can change a few things to get it to working properly.
I was just asking your prediction for how much it will overclock.(timings and frequency) I know how to overclock it. Also I was wondering how much voltage is okay to put on it.(1.9, 2.0, 2.1, 2.2, etc)

I was saying how I was planning on overclocking it. I haven't done anything with it yet since it is in another PC I have (that it has been running in for a while, non overclocked).

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I think I'm running too high voltage already, haha. See, I have no idea why, but my voltage for the vDIMMS go to 2.13. Shouldn't it be lower?
iGuitarGuy, I believe your OCZ set is rated for 2.0 - 2.1 volts. If you can provide the model number (printed on the sticker) that might helps us determine the correct specifications.

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http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82e16820145590
It looks like that but the specs seem different. I had some running fine at 5-4-4-12. I think that it was rated at 4-4-4-12, but I'm not sure.
If you can grab the model number off of this set too then we might be able to tell you the type of IC's. There were quite a few different revisions of this memory and a lot of them had different IC's.

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iGuitarGuy, I believe your OCZ set is rated for 2.0 - 2.1 volts. If you can provide the model number (printed on the sticker) that might helps us determine the correct specifications.



If you can grab the model number off of this set too then we might be able to tell you the type of IC's. There were quite a few different revisions of this memory and a lot of them had different IC's.

Good luck
o.o Wow, I'm an idiot. I have one dying stick laying right here and I didn't know it was one of the ones I was talking about until I looked at it. It's okay though, because I have 2-3 other good sticks of this. It says CM2X1024-6400C4 it is 2.10V ver 2.1 need more numbers? xD
    
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o.o Wow, I'm an idiot. I have one dying stick laying right here and I didn't know it was one of the ones I was talking about until I looked at it. It's okay though, because I have 2-3 other good sticks of this. It says CM2X1024-6400C4 it is 2.10V ver 2.1 need more numbers? xD
iGuitarGuy, the IC's on that set should be ProMOS.Promos is not that great when it comes to overclocking unfortunately. I was hoping they would be Micron D9Gxx's arg.

Of course you'll never find out how well they do until you try

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iGuitarGuy, the IC's on that set should be ProMOS.Promos is not that great when it comes to overclocking unfortunately. I was hoping they would be Micron D9Gxx's arg.

Of course you'll never find out how well they do until you try

Good luck buddy
Well, I have another set that look exactly like this but are probably different as i got them at a different year as these, so I will check those too.
    
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I'm looking forward to getting my 550BE up and running, but I have a quick question.. I've never had the opportunity to use a brand new CPU until now, so I have never installed one. But for the time being, I will be using the stock cooler and want to know if I should bother with aftermarket thermal paste or keep what comes on the heatsink?

I won't be doing any major overclocking with the stock heatsink, but I may try to unlock it at the stock speed to see if I am one of the lucky ones.
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Some Heatsinks come with good thermal paste (Arctic Cooling ones come with MX-2 and OCZ ones with Freeze) and others do not come with good paste.

I would suggest picking up a tube of IC Diamond, MX-2, or Freeze
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Looks like the New 550 C3 are going to be Locked multiplier...... But will unlock as a Quad

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...0&postcount=19
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