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Intel Core i7 920 and 1600MHz RAM

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November 11, 2009 4:36:08 PM


I'm going to buy Intel Core i7 920 D0 Stepping and Corsair XMS3 6GB 1600MHz RAM on Foxconn FlamingBlade GTI. I'm not going to overclock at the start.

What do I have to change in BIOS in order to run computer normally with stock CPU speed and RAM with 1600MHz? I heard something about Base Clock, but I'm not sure whether it changes the CPU speed or not.

Thanks for information.


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November 12, 2009 12:45:33 AM

nothing if u aren't going to overclock, however, if u want to turn turbo off which is a normal standard feature it is in the BIOS somewhere

but if u want to run the computer normally don't turn turbo off
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November 12, 2009 1:47:37 AM

You'll want to go into the DRAM timings and set the CAS settings for 1st 4 choices if BIOS doesn't detect automatically.

The 1600 won't come into play unless you OC and change the memory multiplier.

This is a good tutorial