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post #21 of 51
Send it back, you might have gotten a bad set
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post #22 of 51
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Originally Posted by whataboutbob?
ok, i bumped the voltage up to 2.8 and set the timings at 3-3-3-8 and still couldnt get past 230. would try to boot up windows but then went to the bsod.

im kinda disappointed in this ram and i keep wondering if i should have went with the gskill in the similar price range. what do yall think?
Well, I would think you could run that speed. I just bought that ram so i hope it turns out better.
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post #23 of 51
It should, running 3-3-3-8 @ 230 is terrible. I could get that with stock timings at 1T with this RAM
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post #24 of 51
they really should run better than THAT!!
I've read a review where they got them to DDR520 @ 2.5-3-3-7
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post #25 of 51
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Originally Posted by GatorLCA
It should, running 3-3-3-8 @ 230 is terrible. I could get that with stock timings at 1T with this RAM
Gator, you've got the same platinum EL that he just got? PC3200 2-3-2-5 1t?
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post #26 of 51
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mastacator
Well, I would think you could run that speed. I just bought that ram so i hope it turns out better.
yea, i thought so too. im gonna rma them and try again just to see if i got a weak set. be sure to post whether yours did alright.

i mean the difference in gaming is amazing, i just expected to be able to oc a heckuva lot more. i mean, i at least expected to run at the stated timings w/ stock settings.

oh well, maybe the next set will be better.
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post #27 of 51
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Originally Posted by whataboutbob?
yea, i thought so too. im gonna rma them and try again just to see if i got a weak set. be sure to post whether yours did alright.

i mean the difference in gaming is amazing, i just expected to be able to oc a heckuva lot more. i mean, i at least expected to run at the stated timings w/ stock settings.

oh well, maybe the next set will be better.
Yeah, send them back, maybe just a bad apple.
I will for sure let you know how mine turn out. I need to get my hard drives rma'd before that though.
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post #28 of 51
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Originally Posted by Mastacator
Gator, you've got the same platinum EL that he just got? PC3200 2-3-2-5 1t?
Yeah I have mine running at 2.5-3-3-5 @ 275 on a 333MHz divider...I've verified my CPU-Z that was rated higher but it got a little unstable when it got to about 80*F here in FL, just click the link in my sig
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post #29 of 51
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Originally Posted by GatorLCA
Yeah I have mine running at 2.5-3-3-5 @ 275 on a 333MHz divider...I've verified my CPU-Z that was rated higher but it got a little unstable when it got to about 80*F here in FL, just click the link in my sig
You're running your ram at 234 mhz which is the cap for this ram. He didn't get a bad pair, these are Hynix IC's and 230 mhz is about as fast as you can expect out of them. With looser timings, I've squeezed 240 mhz, but you can't expect that out of these. There's no use returned your memory, you didn't get a bad pair. Whoever is saying they can run over 230 mhz by a large margin is pulling your leg.
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post #30 of 51
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Originally Posted by Mastacator
they really should run better than THAT!!
I've read a review where they got them to DDR520 @ 2.5-3-3-7
Care to link that or are you merely talking about someone typing that in and calling it a "review" on Newegg.com? Link us to it and I'll eat my words
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