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1.35v RAM compatibility?

Hi, I recently bought this RAM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148660&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-na-_-na-_-na&cm_sp=&AID=10446076&PID=3938566&SID=

With this motherboard http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00F8AFMDC/?tag=pcpapi-20 and an I3- 4130 CPU

They're shipping to me currently but in doing a bit more research on the RAM (Which I probably should have done in the first place) a lot of people are having issues with it due to its lower voltage in some systems, I was wondering if this would be an issue for me?

From what I see the problem is easily resolved by going into the bios and upping the voltage to 1.5v but I'm concerned that if my RAM isn't compatible I won't even be able to access the bios?

Should this be something I worry about or is it an easy fix?
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    You should not really worry. That memory got 2 XMP profiles one with 1.35V and one with 1.5V at same timings and frequency. Your motherboard supports XMP.
    If your motherboard will have problems with 1.35 it should default to either some lower settings or to XMP with 1.5V. Either way if you are afraid of problems like that you can set 1.5V XMP at 1st boot and everything should work as with classic 1.5V ram.
  2. pm4 said:
    You should not really worry. That memory got 2 XMP profiles one with 1.35V and one with 1.5V at same timings and frequency. Your motherboard supports XMP.
    If your motherboard will have problems with 1.35 it should default to either some lower settings or to XMP with 1.5V. Either way if you are afraid of problems like that you can set 1.5V XMP at 1st boot and everything should work as with classic 1.5V ram.


    Alright, Thanks for you help friend
  3. Cybbi said:
    pm4 said:
    You should not really worry. That memory got 2 XMP profiles one with 1.35V and one with 1.5V at same timings and frequency. Your motherboard supports XMP.
    If your motherboard will have problems with 1.35 it should default to either some lower settings or to XMP with 1.5V. Either way if you are afraid of problems like that you can set 1.5V XMP at 1st boot and everything should work as with classic 1.5V ram.


    Alright, Thanks for you help friend


    Yw, just note with rams it's always lottery noone can tell you for 100% before you try :(. Even with same combination of ram and motherboard something can go wrong, but modern motherboards should have built in ways how to deal with some incompatibility. One of those is defaulting to some low stable settings. Quite often much lower than what is your ram rated for.
    So when you get 1st time to bios check what your ram defaulted to and change it if it's not your desired settings.

    I ll be buying similar ram soon Crucial Ballistix Tactical LP. Will probably set it directly to 1.5V too, but may also try to OC it up to 1866.
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