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#1 chik

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 07:12 PM

Hello and thank you for looking

 

   I have this  

http://www.newegg.co...6-124-_-Product

 

ram and I am in the process of overclocking my CPU. Everything seems quite good with temps and all but I do get the dreaded stop 124 bluey.

   The ram specs say it is capable of voltages to 1.65V however I was informed by a very reputable fellow to try to keep the voltage at or below 1.4V.

   May I please ask for help in clarifying this?

 

 

 

 

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 07:14 PM

If you try to run that at 1.4 volts you're going to see a lot of errors.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 07:19 PM

Edited my post with PC specs..........



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Posted 26 February 2013 - 07:41 PM

That ram needs 1.65v to run at the rated specification. You also may need to bump up QPI volts to run at spec. Now when overclocking you are going to need to loosen the timings or increase the DRAM and QPI volts to get higher than the rated 1600Mhz. They may make it to 1866Mhz  with 7-9-7-24 timings and 1.65v.


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Posted 27 February 2013 - 10:02 AM

For your system that kit needs 1.65V (rated voltage).


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Posted 27 February 2013 - 10:38 AM

I have three differnt sets of those,  they overclock very well  7-9-7-24 @ 1764   9-10-9-28 2n @ 2117mhz.   somewhere on this site is a screenshot of an excel sheet that i keep a log of my cpu and ram overclocks from my i7 950.    I thought it was in the 3dmark 11 pages but have been through that a dozen times.    I know around page 14 for about 4 pages me and merc were haveing a battle on overclcocking ram, both of us were in the high 2100mhz range.


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Posted 27 February 2013 - 11:26 AM

Chik - welcome to our community here at the OCC Forums.  I just wanted to echo what cokeman said.  And to clarify something you're friend might be confused with.

 

QPI/DRAM (aka QPI/VTT) voltage is different than DRAM voltage.  The first is the voltage to your memory controller, the second is voltage to your memory.  You want to set your memory voltage at 1.65v - and you'll likely need to increase your QPI/VTT voltage to get rid of the x124 errors.

 

The x124 errors are almost always a voltage related error caused by insufficient cpu vcore, or QPI/VTT voltage too high or too low.  My guess in your situation is that your QPI/VTT voltage is too low.


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Posted 27 February 2013 - 01:22 PM

I have three differnt sets of those,  they overclock very well  7-9-7-24 @ 1764   9-10-9-28 2n @ 2117mhz.   somewhere on this site is a screenshot of an excel sheet that i keep a log of my cpu and ram overclocks from my i7 950.    I thought it was in the 3dmark 11 pages but have been through that a dozen times.    I know around page 14 for about 4 pages me and merc were haveing a battle on overclcocking ram, both of us were in the high 2100mhz range.

 

Mention your DRAM voltage to OP. ;)


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Posted 27 February 2013 - 03:33 PM

Its been a while since i played with that computer but i want to say the dram was 1.66v     I found a screen shot of them running at 7-9-7-24 @2032mhz @1.68v  but i dont know what any of the other volts were.      

 

one at 10-11-10-28 @ 2134mhz @1.69v  all of my higher volt runs were just single runs to see if they were stable enough to pass 3dmark11.  For everyday use i ran at 4.2ghz and 7-9-7-24 @ 1842ghz  @ 1.66v


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Posted 28 February 2013 - 07:38 PM

Left town for a couple of days. Let me wind down and com\ntinue OC'ing. Thanks everyone for pitching in!



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Posted 28 February 2013 - 11:56 PM

Its been a while since i played with that computer but i want to say the dram was 1.66v     I found a screen shot of them running at 7-9-7-24 @2032mhz @1.68v  but i dont know what any of the other volts were.      

 

one at 10-11-10-28 @ 2134mhz @1.69v  all of my higher volt runs were just single runs to see if they were stable enough to pass 3dmark11.  For everyday use i ran at 4.2ghz and 7-9-7-24 @ 1842ghz  @ 1.66v

 

So that means at least 1.65V is necessary for the modules to run at their specified speed. Overclocking will depend on the motherboard anyone is thing.

Thanks for you input.

I think it will help OP a lot.


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