New RAM Installed

Discussion in 'Benchmarks & Performance' started by Bman, Jan 26, 2009.

  1. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    I just installed my new RAM, 8GB PC2 8500.

    And I try to update my WEI rating, and it gives me an error (image attached).

    Whats the deal with this?

    *Also, if I wanted to overclock within windows what program do you suggest, or you suggest not doing that?

    *edit, so I had to go into the WEI settings, erase all data and try again.

    I also went to overclock, went from 2.4Ghz to 3.2Ghz on the CPU like I had before, but if I try to put the 800Mhz ram to 1066Mhz (which I had done with the other ram) it just beeps and tells me to change it. Weird.
     
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  2. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Up the RAM voltage?
     
  3. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    I have never touched the voltages before, scared too. Any suggestions to doing that?
     
  4. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    Check with the manufacturer. Their site may say what voltage they recommend the ram to run or has been tested at.
     
  5. rotjong

    rotjong Moderator

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    What motherboard do you have, Bman? For some reason my memory is that you had a Rampage Formula but I'm probably wrong. If you do have the Rampage Formula then it's actually easy to do. I believe I changed 4 things in the BIOS. As has already been stated you need to know the voltage for the RAM.
     
  6. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    I got the EVGA 780i SLI mobo.

    And I will check with the manufacturer, but I assume that info won't be easy to find.
     
  7. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Find the ram on Newegg. Chances are that the specs will list the voltage.