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Old 02-08-2009, 10:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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With the pc in my sig, what should the voltage be for my ram? Right now I am running at 2.0 volts according to HWMonitor. But according to cpu-z, it says I am at 1.8 volts and my timings are 6-6-6-18. According to Newegg, the timing should be 5-5-5-18. How high can I go with the voltage? I already increased it 0.3 volts to get it to 2.0 volts.

The reason I am asking is because I think this has something to do with the display driver error. Before I overclocked to 3.02ghz, I did not get the error that often but since I overclocked, a minute or two after I start playing Crysis I get the error every time. I am sure I am stable because I ran Prime95 all night and then some and no errors.
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Default Re: Ram voltage

what ocz ram is it?
my reaper 1066 is warrantied up to 2.4V
my sli-ready is to 2.3 i think.

both recommended 2.0-2.1V depending on the timings set for them. for example if i have the reaper set to 4-4-4-12 1066+ it requires 2.1V but if i run it 700-800mhz 4-4-4-12 it only needs 1.8V or so.
what are your timings set to in your BIOS?
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This is the ram I have:

Newegg.com - OCZ Gold 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory

The timings in the bios are 6-6-6-18. I have not messed with them.
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well, go into bios, set the voltage at 2.0V and put the timings to 5-5-5-18.
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