Memory voltage of DS3

maldi

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Hi, all,
I just built my system with e6600, 2GB corsair 6400C4 and 965p-DS3 rev1 (bios F7). In the bios, I did not increase DDR voltage. When I check the DDR voltage by easytune, it is 1.9v. But on the corsair website, the default voltage of 6400C4 is 2.1v. So I am just wondering whether I should increase the voltage by 0.2v to 2.1v or just this is just caused by the mistaken detection of easytune. Thanks a bunch!
 

xeni

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I would increase the voltage in your bios +2 because the gigabyte will load that memory with 1.9v i think.
 

tool_462

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Yep, increase it to the stock voltage in BIOS. (Stock of memory @ 2.1v, not the stock that the board sets it at)

If you leave it at 1.9v you will likely experience some stability issues. Also check to make sure your timings and memory speed are set to the values Corsair advertises for your particular modules.

My memory is usually recognized at 5-5-5-15 and 1.8v but is advertised at 4-4-4-12 and 2.0v. Common occurence.