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I'm clocked at 3.6ghz

prior to installing 2x2gigs more I had gskill 1333mhz 7-7-7-21 memory.

I just installed 2x2gigs more. Gskill 1600mhz 9-9-9-24 memory.


Now I get system crash. When in bios bootup it says crash due to overclocking.


Does the memory affect overclocks? What settings should I set my memory timing at?
    
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Unfortunately, I think the problem is because you are mixing 1333 MHz memory that has timings of 7-7-7-21 with 1600 MHz memory that has timings of 9-9-9-24. That's not good at all, and so you may never get this to be stable.

You would have needed to get 1333 MHz memory with 7-7-7-21 for the best results.
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post #3 of 12
you might be able to run them if you set all of them to match the set with the lowest setting.
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Unfortunately, I think the problem is because you are mixing 1333 MHz memory that has timings of 7-7-7-21 with 1600 MHz memory that has timings of 9-9-9-24. That's not good at all, and so you may never get this to be stable.
Wouldnt it be possible for him to try clocking down his 1600 RAM to 1333 CAS7?
Its worth a shot.

OP, next time, buy matching RAM.
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Unfortunately, I think the problem is because you are mixing 1333 MHz memory that has timings of 7-7-7-21 with 1600 MHz memory that has timings of 9-9-9-24. That's not good at all, and so you may never get this to be stable.

You would have needed to get 1333 MHz memory with 7-7-7-21 for the best results.

Is there any way it could work if I just set the mhz and timing the same on both? By the way, how do I do that? hehe.

I went into bios and I set the mhz to 1600mhz and timing 9-9-9-24. Does that mean all 4 sticks are using those settings now?
    
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You can probably get is stable at 1333MHz CAS9
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Is there any way it could work if I just set the mhz and timing the same on both? By the way, how do I do that? hehe.

I went into bios and I set the mhz to 1600mhz and timing 9-9-9-24. Does that mean all 4 sticks are using those settings now?
You'll have to force the 1600 MHz memory to run at 1333 MHz, and also at 7-7-7-21.

If that doesn't work, then we will need to look at the DRAM Voltage.
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Is there any way it could work if I just set the mhz and timing the same on both? By the way, how do I do that? hehe.

I went into bios and I set the mhz to 1600mhz and timing 9-9-9-24. Does that mean all 4 sticks are using those settings now?
Yeah, it sounds like your memory is trying to overclock itself to the highest possible setting, which is your 1600 MHz pair of RAM. Try to reset the defaults, manually downclock the memory, or set it on auto. If possible to set it to auto, your memory should set all four pairs of memory at the lowest settings.
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Thanks for the answers all.

This second pair of memory was given to me from a friend. He couldn't get it to work on his system. Could it be a conflict with gigabyte mobo? I have 890GX motherboard.

I tried the setting 1333mhz 7-7-7-21. Crash
Tried 1600mhz 9-9-9-24. Crash

I'm going to go and try 1333 9-9-9-24.

Would it be better to just run 4gigs of memory at 7-7-7-21 instead of 8gigs at 9-9-9-24?
    
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Those new sticks you bought may be faulty. You may want to test it by itself.
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