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I can only bring down the CL to 9 if I put the ram at 1333 mhz :-/ not even at 1.6, 1.65, or 1.7 V and with everything else looser. It doesn't even post.
What is the RAM rated at? If 1333 CL9 1.5V... yeah, 4GB 1333 CL9 DIMMs still often use early 4GB ICs which really don't overclock well at all and sometimes don't even overclock. It was a similar case with the first 2GB DDR2 DIMMs.
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D:
I really should have researched this instead of just getting what was on sale.
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Phenom II X3 B55:4.2Ghz@1.45V NB:2.6Ghz@1.275V ASUS M4A79XTD EVO 2 x HD 5870 4 GB G.Skill Ripjaws DDR3 @ 1.5V 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1 TB Spinpoint F3 + 250 GB 7200.10 Multi DVD-RW Gentoo 64-bit + Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 19" @ 1440x900 + 17" @ 1280x1024 
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IBM Model M XFX 650W seXXXy Edition Antec 300 Logitech G9x 
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D:
I really should have researched this instead of just getting what was on sale.
Happens to us all in the beginning but to try and stabilize it increase the cpu/nb voltage to 1.4v....1.5v is the safe limit, also keep an eye on temps they will jump a little.
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Crucial MX100 XSPC Raystorm XSPC EX 360 US Solar TDC 
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