Disco wrote:I haven't overclocked anything. I know.... boring.
Here are the output screens from CPU-Z.
Based upon this info, it looks like my memory is only running at 1.5 V. I'll go into the bios to check.
But, if everything is running at stock speed and voltage, what does that tell me? I should bump up the voltage to 'stabilize' it and see what happens with memtest86?
Disco wrote:My RAM is an OCZ Gold 8GB DDR3 2X4GB DDR3-1333 PC3-10666 CL 9-9-9-20 1.65V Dual Channel Memory Kit (I don't know what half those numbers mean)
chuckula wrote:You should check your specs, but 1.5V for stock memory at your listed frequencies should be plenty. 1.65V is actually an upper limit that Intel says you shouldn't exceed to prevent damage to the memory controller in its chips. I'm not sure if AMD has the same limit, but it's probably a good idea not to exceed that voltage in any event.
just brew it! wrote:Got another system you can test them in?
emorgoch wrote:I'm going to throw this out there, since no one else seemed to point it out:
All your screen shots and such where you show the 1.5V value are showing the memory's SPD values. These are pre-sets defined by the manufacturer as to how the voltages/timings should be set for different frequencies, and are not any indication as to the current values for each.
I'm guessing in AIDA, the currently running voltage would be displayed under Computer --> Sensor. I don't believe CPU-Z has any way of showing the currently running memory voltage (just the general CPU voltage).
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