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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 01-20-2020, 09:37 AM - Thread Starter
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RAM not overclocking to 2800MHz

https://www.corsair.com/eu/en/Catego...6GX4M4A2800C16

So I got this set of RAM. It's 4x4GB and currently it is running at 2666MHz 1.2v, which is right now the farthest it can go.

My rig:
CPU - Intel Core i7 5820K (slightly overclocked to 4GHz)
MOBO - Gigabyte X99 UD4 (latest bios)
RAM - 16GB DDR4 Corsair Vengeance 2800MHz running at 2666MHz 1.2v
GPU - Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gaming OC 11G (slightly overclocked using the OC mode)
PSU - Antec VP600P
Storage - Samsung 970 Pro 512GB / old OCZ Vertex 2 120GB / 3TB Toshiba HDD
A couple of fans
Sharkoon TG5 case

I wonder why it is not going over 2666MHz. Is it some kind of limitation? My motherboard supports speeds over 2666MHz, is what Gigabyte is saying on the website.

Maybe I have to tweak some kind of setting?

At 2800MHz the PC refuses to boot and gives me a couple of beeps, so not good.
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x99 is general I don't think it likes hynix memory chips 16-18-18 tested latency frankly I've had issue using it too on 2666C15 4x4gb kit
Use this and hit Read post a screen shot

http://www.softnology.biz/files.html

I switched to trident-z 3200C14 4x8gb kit and it works perfectly so go figure.

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i9-9940x With Optimus Foundation copper-plexi and Heatkiller VRM Plexi-Copper water block
Motherboard
ASUS x299 Rampage VI Apex
GPU
Titan Xp with copper Water Block
RAM
Trident Z 3600C16 4x8gb's b-die default timings 16-16-16-36
Hard Drive
Samsung 970 Evo Plus 500gb M.2/ Samsung 850 Pro 256gb for os and 500gb evo for favorite games plus other wd hdd's for data and backup's
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evga 1200-P2
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EVGA 1080ti FTW3 with Water block
RAM
Trident-Z 3200C14 4x8gb's b-die default timings 14-14-14-34
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Samsung 970 Evo 500gb M.2/ Samsung 850 Pro 256gb for os and 500gb evo for favorite games plus other wd hdd's for data and backup's
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EVGA 1000-P2
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Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Hi,
x99 is general I don't think it likes hynix memory chips 16-18-18 tested latency frankly I've had issue using it too on 2666C15 4x4gb kit
Use this and hit Read post a screen shot

http://www.softnology.biz/files.html

I switched to trident-z 3200C14 4x8gb kit and it works perfectly so go figure.
So here's the screenshot I took using Thaiphoon.
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Freakin' finally, jeezzz. I got my screenshot uploaded.
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Hi,
Not much info besides the obvious :/
See what cpu-z has to say Memory and SPD sections
You can open two cpu-z windows to get both in the same screen shot.

http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html

CPU
i9-9940x With Optimus Foundation copper-plexi and Heatkiller VRM Plexi-Copper water block
Motherboard
ASUS x299 Rampage VI Apex
GPU
Titan Xp with copper Water Block
RAM
Trident Z 3600C16 4x8gb's b-die default timings 16-16-16-36
Hard Drive
Samsung 970 Evo Plus 500gb M.2/ Samsung 850 Pro 256gb for os and 500gb evo for favorite games plus other wd hdd's for data and backup's
Optical Drive
LG Blu-Ray WH16NS40
Power Supply
evga 1200-P2
Cooling
2-280GTX Black Ice Nemesis rads with D5 pump-res combo and D5 top before and after rads.
Case
corsair 450D with added 2nd floor to house radiator on top
Operating System
Win-7 pro & 10 pro Win-7 Primary os.
Monitor
ASUS VG248QE 24" 144Hz
Keyboard
Logitech G910 Orion spectrum
Mouse
Redragon Perdition
Audio
Built in realtek and Insignia 2.0 soundbar HSB318
Other
5.0/https://valid.x86.fr/ez2ifr
CPU
i7-5930k with Heatkiller IV Pro Plexi-Copper and koolance vrm water blocks
Motherboard
X99 Sabertooth
GPU
EVGA 1080ti FTW3 with Water block
RAM
Trident-Z 3200C14 4x8gb's b-die default timings 14-14-14-34
Hard Drive
Samsung 970 Evo 500gb M.2/ Samsung 850 Pro 256gb for os and 500gb evo for favorite games plus other wd hdd's for data and backup's
Power Supply
EVGA 1000-P2
Cooling
2-240 GTX Black Ice Nemesis rads/ D5 pump-res combo and D5 top before and after rads.
Case
Corsair 450D with added 2nd floor to house radiator on top
Operating System
Win-7 and 10 pro Win-7 Primary os.
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I would enable memory training or rather disable any settings that enable a "fast boot" where it skips the memory training in bios. I had to do this on my board to boot above 2666mhz.

CPU
5820k @ 4.4ghz 1.3v
Motherboard
MSI MPOWER X99S
GPU
$200 EVGA GTX 970 SSC @ 1505mhz
RAM
16GB G.SKIL @ 2666mhz 12-12-12-32-1T
Hard Drive
960gb Sandisk Ultra II
Power Supply
SeaSonic X650 Gold
Cooling
Corsair H100i v2
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Obsidian Series® 750D Airflow Edition
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Quote: Originally Posted by icehotshot View Post
I would enable memory training or rather disable any settings that enable a "fast boot" where it skips the memory training in bios. I had to do this on my board to boot above 2666mhz.
Still not going above 2666MHz. It seems my mobo just doesn't like it and I'll have to stick with 2666MHz.
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Quote: Originally Posted by basschilperoord View Post
Still not going above 2666MHz. It seems my mobo just doesn't like it and I'll have to stick with 2666MHz.
Hi,
Did you increase dram voltage ?
2800 will need minimum 1.35v

CPU
i9-9940x With Optimus Foundation copper-plexi and Heatkiller VRM Plexi-Copper water block
Motherboard
ASUS x299 Rampage VI Apex
GPU
Titan Xp with copper Water Block
RAM
Trident Z 3600C16 4x8gb's b-die default timings 16-16-16-36
Hard Drive
Samsung 970 Evo Plus 500gb M.2/ Samsung 850 Pro 256gb for os and 500gb evo for favorite games plus other wd hdd's for data and backup's
Optical Drive
LG Blu-Ray WH16NS40
Power Supply
evga 1200-P2
Cooling
2-280GTX Black Ice Nemesis rads with D5 pump-res combo and D5 top before and after rads.
Case
corsair 450D with added 2nd floor to house radiator on top
Operating System
Win-7 pro & 10 pro Win-7 Primary os.
Monitor
ASUS VG248QE 24" 144Hz
Keyboard
Logitech G910 Orion spectrum
Mouse
Redragon Perdition
Audio
Built in realtek and Insignia 2.0 soundbar HSB318
Other
5.0/https://valid.x86.fr/ez2ifr
CPU
i7-5930k with Heatkiller IV Pro Plexi-Copper and koolance vrm water blocks
Motherboard
X99 Sabertooth
GPU
EVGA 1080ti FTW3 with Water block
RAM
Trident-Z 3200C14 4x8gb's b-die default timings 14-14-14-34
Hard Drive
Samsung 970 Evo 500gb M.2/ Samsung 850 Pro 256gb for os and 500gb evo for favorite games plus other wd hdd's for data and backup's
Power Supply
EVGA 1000-P2
Cooling
2-240 GTX Black Ice Nemesis rads/ D5 pump-res combo and D5 top before and after rads.
Case
Corsair 450D with added 2nd floor to house radiator on top
Operating System
Win-7 and 10 pro Win-7 Primary os.
Monitor
AOC G2460PG 24"G-Sync 144Hz
Mouse
Red Dragon Perdition
Audio
Built in realtek and Insignia 2.0 soundbar HSB318
Hard Drive
eLeaf MELO-3 4ml
Power Supply
SE US18650VTC6 3120mAh 30A 3.6V 18650 Li-ion Battery - GREENx4
Case
ANGIS Legion MOD 200w Geek Vape
Operating System
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Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Hi,
Did you increase dram voltage ?
2800 will need minimum 1.35v
Tried it, doesn't work. Thanks for all the help by the way.

Also, it is able to do 2800MHz with the XMP profile, but that would turn my BCLK to 127 and I don't like that. I only want to fiddle with the System Memory Multiplier and put that on 28, but it won't run that way.
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