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post #1311 of 9641
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This is what im running now i took a SS
Have you tried the tighter timings at 2T?

Have you run your ram through Memtest at Cas 8 or is it blend test stable?

What voltage are you running your CPU-NB at?

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post #1312 of 9641
Nice I bet that thing FLIES at 4.3ghz with 1600Mhz

Dir d,

Okay. here is my Diagnosis....

1. You have the CPU, CPU-NB overclocked as well as you Ram (1600 is technically OCed) at 1600Mhz. All of these together will make it harder to tighten up the timings and be stable, let alone being mildly tough to get stable at the Rams rated timings. Have you tried to lower the CPU and NB to stock or just above, Just to See IF the Ram will even go down to CL6, stable? Forgive me if you already said so..

2. Your JEDEC SPD's give the lowest supported Cl of 7... So that might be your Main Problem IMO...

3. You NB (not CPU-NB) core voltage is at 1.1. That's stock and some, including myself have noted that increasing this to 1.25 can help with memory OCing stability. So that may be soemthing to try... If you already haven't...
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Risk,

Do you miss the AMD scene at all? Or are you still in the "Honeymoon stage" with your i7? p
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Ill try right now everything stock ill up CPU-NB to 1.4v NB to 1.3v and the RAM 1.8v and try CAS6@1333
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Risk,

Do you miss the AMD scene at all? Or are you still in the "Honeymoon stage" with your i7? p
I do miss it Ive supported AMD since I had a K6-2 450 And I will have a dual core AMD chip in my HTPC but for shear power I dont especialy when i9 can be dropped in my board.
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Once again it didnt work...Its probably something to do with the SPD's..I know theres SPD tool but im not that talented to start editing my RAM like that.
post #1317 of 9641
Dir d,

Well you may have to settle for CL7 then. Like you said before, return your 965, get a 945 95w or 955BE 125w(your choice) and get this Ram or these if you don't mind ditching the third Stick. They also have the 2000Mhz version of that first set and 1866Mhz version of the second set.

BUT, keep in mind that like I said with mine, They were pretty hot when Installed mine. They cool down a TON when I put them on water.

Another alternative are these. Crucial Ram are Great OCing. The IC's are all Micron being that Crucial is owned by Micron. So they have to use all Micron IC's in their Ram. Basiclly the best for OCing... They sell an 1800Mhz version but ONLY in 2Gb kit...
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May I butt in with a quick question?

Given the option, should the fans be plugged in on the board, or use a molex connector?

I currently have 4 fans plugged onto the board, the front 230mm, the back 140mm, and two of the rad fans (coolermaster 2000rpm 120mm's), and am wondering if I should plug them into molex adapters and take them off the board and plug them directly into molex connectors from the psu.

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Hey at least we tried Dir d, right? Now we know what the issues are.... Now you know how to fix them...
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mduclow,

I have all 4 of my board fan plugs occupied and one of them has my P/P 120mm's plugged into it at the same time for my Rad... You should be fine unless you've experienced better stability with less plugged in....?
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