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post #1 of 14
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Hi,
I have corsair xms3 1600mhz 4GB.
Strange problem really.
Memory is actually rated to run at 1600mhz at 1.65v, but I get BSOD after a few minutes of use..

Also tried upping the voltage one notch.
It's 9-9-9-24 by the way.

Oc settings include
Cpu 3.7 at 1.45v
Cpu/nb 2600 mhz at 1.35v

Any input appreciated.
Thanks

EDIT : Just adding a few more information.
Yes it does boot into windows. It BSOD's when I do a bit intensive stuff, like playing games, especially crysis.
I did try everything else stock and memory at 1600MHz, it seems to last a bit more longer before BSOD'ing
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post #2 of 14
everything is fine at 1333mhz?
and... u can actually boot into windows with 1600mhz?
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LOL mine is worse, it's rated 1333 MHz at 1.55V and it BSODs until I get them to 1.65V. At 1.65V they pass memtest 24hrs fine.
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Same behavior at CPU/NB 2400?
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Rated at 1T or 2T?
    
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post #6 of 14
leave ur memory timings to auto for now, and try up ur northbridge voltage (not cpu/nb) a notch to about 1.4 if its set to lower at the moment, might help
post #7 of 14
with your current oc, try:
NB = 1.4v
SB = 1.35v
HT = 1.4v
cpu-nb = 1.3v
cpu = 1.4625v
ddr = 1.67v
ht freq = 2400
dram = 800 (1600)

memory timings:
CL = 9
tRCD = 9
tRP = 9
tRAS = 24
tRC = 32
CR = 2T


Try the above first, and if that works and you then want to overclock more, either up the cpu multiplier, or drop dram to 667 (1333) and then bump bus speed up - but keep final mem clock at 800 or less.
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post #8 of 14
ur cpu volt is a bit high for 3.7ghz as well...would it not do under 1.4v? my old x2 550 unlocked to x3 at 3.8ghz only needed 1.375v...
cpu 1.4
cpu/nb 1.25
nb 1.3
give it a try around those values, but i dont think u really need 1.4+ for cpu at 3.7ghz, unless ur chip is very volt-hungry...
post #9 of 14
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Originally Posted by erik257 View Post
ur cpu volt is a bit high for 3.7ghz as well...
Lowering voltage while trying to locate the source of instability only adds additional unnecessary variables which complicates the whole situation.
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post #10 of 14
Maybe set everything to auto and cpuspeed on stock
If that doesn't work maybe you have a faulty ram
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