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Hello overclock.net, So i had my ram put on the rated spec today and its was unstable couldnt run p95 for less than 10 mins w/o hitting an error.Voltage is @ 2.2v , someone said the ratio is a bit off being 3:8 could this be the cause of instability or something else?Thanks

PS: I put everthing back to default settings leaving voltage on 2.2v and ran p95 for an hour b4 i stoped it with 0 errors.

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I have your exact RAM, and I have problems running it at 1066MHz as well. I usually run it at 1000MHz.

Things you can try:
Increase NB voltage by a couple notches
Increase SB voltage by one notch (not directly related to RAM, but sometimes helps for whatever reason)
Loosen timings slightly


I was blaming my lack of stability at 1066 on my motherboard, but I guess maybe it's just the RAM... With OCZ's mid-range DDR3 being so flaky, and now my own RAM's flakiness maybe being due to the RAM itself instead of the mobo... OCZ is now off my recommended list.
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Can you link me to the sticks you have?
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Can you link me to the sticks you have?
sure http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227298 thanks
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I would test each stick individually an see if you have a bad stick.
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Is this the first pair of ram you used with your mobo?
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