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6950 1gb problems with 1.5v ram ?

post #1 of 38
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So I made a post a couple of days ago in the ram section, but I'd like to know if anyone else is experiencing this too ..

http://www.overclock.net/intel-memor...help-here.html

I've never seen that problem in a 6950 2gb version, but the XFX I have all of a sudden got flooded with negative reviews @newegg with the same symptoms, freezes out of nowhere, may be at idle or playing any game, may happen in 5 min or may happen in 5 hrs, soooo random, you can check the reviews here:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-523-_-Product

When I ordered my videocard it didnt had any of those negative reviews thats why I went ahead and pulled the trigger with it, meh

so anyways, XFX told me to increase ram voltage, but then again my ram is 1.5 and SB safe limit is 1.65, that should be kinda risky isnt it? if I need to increase voltage to 1.585 or 1.6

Right now I dont have the videocard with me since I thought my card was the problem and got a RMA with newegg, but will be getting an exchange so if the new one has the same problem I'd like to know what should I be doing !

anyone here has experienced a similar problem?
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post #2 of 38
You shouldn't have to modify underlying parts of your system if it is a card problem.
Just make sure your timings, frequency and voltage are manually set to the rated specifications.

I'd tell the XFX rep to give me something more applicable or transfer to a higher tier/supervisor.
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post #3 of 38
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You shouldn't have to modify underlying parts of your system if it is a card problem.
Just make sure your timings, frequency and voltage are manually set to the rated specifications.

I'd tell the XFX rep to give me something more applicable or transfer to a higher tier/supervisor.
yeah I manually set everything in bios as the ram specs, still had the problem and I know I shouldnt change ram V if my videocard is giving me problems, im still waiting on their ticket response
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Yea, I literally RMA'd mine this morning to Newegg. I didn't know about this when I bought it, not a good first impression for XFX
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Yea, I literally RMA'd mine this morning to Newegg. I didn't know about this when I bought it, not a good first impression for XFX
so did you also had a 6950 1gb and had this same problems like I do?
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anyone else with this problem?
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post #7 of 38
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anyone else with this problem?
anyone?
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post #8 of 38
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bump

anyone with this problem and had it resolved?
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I have the same card for a week and and no problem,maybe it's heat, do you have a side fan exhausts in the case?
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post #10 of 38
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I have the same card for a week and and no problem,maybe it's heat, do you have a side fan exhausts in the case?
yeah heat is not an issue here.

What ram exactly do you have ?
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