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I bought 6gb of triple channel Adata ram that is supposed to run at 1600Mhz and 9-9-9-24 timing. However, when I put it into my big bang xpower motherboard it runs at 1333MHz or something with 7-7-7-something timing. I know that I need to change the voltage from 1.50 to 1.65 in order to get it running properly but I can't find the settings to change it.

Does anybody with this board know what I can do?
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I dont have that board so I cant help, best thing to do is to google msi big bang xpower overclocking guide or bios guide. Good luck!

Check through the pictures here: http://www.hardocp.com/article/2010/...board_review/3
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To get your RAM to run at 1600MHz 9-9-9-24, you need to either change the "Memory Ratio" to 12 for 12*133.3MHz = 1600MHz or increase bclk to 160MHz and use the 10 "Memory Ratio" for 10*160MHz = 1600MHz. To change your RAM timings to 9-9-9-24, you need to set "DRAM Timing Mode" to "Manual" and change them 9-9-9-24 yourself.

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To get your RAM to run at 1600MHz 9-9-9-24, you need to either change the "Memory Ratio" to 12 for 12*133.3MHz = 1600MHz or increase bclk to 160MHz and use the 10 "Memory Ratio" for 10*160MHz = 1600MHz. To change your RAM timings to 9-9-9-24, you need to set "DRAM Timing Mode" to "Manual" and change them 9-9-9-24 yourself.

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Thank you... this is very helpful. By bclck i'm assuming you mean the cpu baseclock because by default that's 133, right?
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yeah, raise this value, and you will get higher ram clocks.
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