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I have a set of 2x4Gb 1600 Gskill memory and I accidentally forced it to do a command rate of 1T at 1.6v. Even though it was rated 2T at 1.5v. After I switched back to it's stock settings I haven't had any problems, just wondering though.
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No... you just change the signalling. Command rate will never damage RAM.
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I doubt it tbh, if your'e really concerned run memtest86+ for memory errors. Then you'll know for sure.

Duckie, he did push 1.6v instead of 1.5v though, but I doubt that would cause too much fo an issue either way

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Nope its fine

run memtest if you wanna be 100% sure:
www.memtest.org
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it's like demaniding a fat kid to do 200 push-ups.
He won't be able to do it, and he won't be hurt by it.
    
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I doubt it tbh, if your'e really concerned run memtest86+ for memory errors. Then you'll know for sure.

Duckie, he did push 1.6v instead of 1.5v though, but I doubt that would cause too much fo an issue either way

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When I entered the timings manually in BIOS I accidentally set the command rate at 1T, and then the voltage automatically set itself to 1.6v.

Thanks for the help
Edited by Doogiehouser - 3/24/11 at 10:16am
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it's like demaniding a fat kid to do 200 push-ups.
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1.6v is not too far from JEDEC specs. If you were running at like 1.8v or something, then it might be an issue over time.

What you did was not even close to damaging your RAM. Don't bother with MemTest just for this.
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post #9 of 10
Yeah its like having a failed OC on your CPU/GPU
it basically won't damage it/impair it running at stock or overclocking at all
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1.6v is not too far from JEDEC specs. If you were running at like 1.8v or something, then it might be an issue over time.

What you did was not even close to damaging your RAM. Don't bother with MemTest just for this.
TBH i'm inclined to agree. But I offered memtest just so he could get peace of mind with it

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