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Increasing memory voltage?/Kernel power error and explorer error

Last response: in Motherboards
December 30, 2009 10:11:00 PM

Hiya. I've got some serious problems with my pc (intel i5 2,66 ; ocz gold 2x2gb DDR3 ; gigabyte p55 ud3 ; TwinTech GF gts250 XT ; BeQuiet 500W powersupply). Umm.. as my system(Windows 7 Ultimate 64) was 'standing' for about a week, at this time i had 2 serious Kernel power-errors and explorer troubles(self shutting during working etc.). Well i believe, that it is caused by too low default voltage on my motherboard , that is provided to my memory ram (RAM needs 1.7V and by defaults set to 1.5V on my motherboard). I would like to increase the voltage in BIOS but i need to know what does it all mean.

DRAM Voltage - 1,500
DRAM Termination - 0,750
CH-A Data Vref. - 0,750
CH-B Data Vref. - 0,750
CH-A Address Vref. - 0,750
CH-B Address Vref. - 0,750

Which to increase, and how high?
a b V Motherboard
January 12, 2010 4:54:07 AM

What kind of tweaks did you execute, if any? I'm assuming the default settings wouldn't cause any problems.
a b V Motherboard
January 12, 2010 5:28:43 PM

Normally, DRAM Voltage would be the one to change.

You may be in trouble here, though. Intel says you will damage your CPU if you're running anything over 1.65V memory with a socket 1156 i5 or i7 chip.

So I would look into that pretty hard before going further and decide whether it's worth the risk, or whether you're better off with different RAM.