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November 16, 2010 10:30:03 PM

I am not sure about voltages for ram and cpu ... I was not planning on changing anything ... no overclocking ... but I may not be balanced ... could someone shed some light on this for me ... i5-750 2.66 ghz 8mb l3 ... and corsair xms3 4gb ddr3 sdram 1600 1.65 v ... appreciate the help ... John
November 16, 2010 10:38:22 PM

I don't understand what your asking if your not OCing.
Go into bios and change the ram setting to the rated timings, frequency, and voltage and don't change anything else.
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November 16, 2010 10:44:12 PM

Ok ... so you are saying my ram is ok ... I just need to input the data in bios ... no conflicts?
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November 16, 2010 10:53:36 PM

you didnt list your mobo. and since its intel it might support XMP then all you have to do is select that and it does all the work.
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November 16, 2010 10:57:41 PM

Yes ... mobo ... asus p7p55d-e Pro ... and I guess that is where I read the following ... which confused me ... "According to Intel CPU spec, CPUs with a core frequency of 2.66G support maximum Dimm frequency of up to DDR3-1333. To use Dimms of higher frequency with a 2.66 G cpu, enable the DRAM oc profile feature in bios." ... so is it just a bios setup issue ... or more complicated ... thanks
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November 16, 2010 11:06:44 PM

thats the same mobo I'm getting with an i5 760 using DDR3 1600.
DDR3 1333 Cas 9 is the default for p55.
So all you should have to do is go into bios and set the timings and voltage manual. Basically, just read and copy the specs, and if the options not listed on the specs don't touch it.
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November 16, 2010 11:09:30 PM

Off of newegg: "Memory Standard:
DDR3 2200(O.C.)/1600/1333/1066"
Review from a guy on newegg using DDR3 1600 RAM:
"Case: Cooler Master 690 II Advanced
Mobo: Asus P7P55D-E Pro
CPU: i5-760 @ 2.8 Ghz... OC'd to 4.0 Ghz stable
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws 4GB (2X2GB) DDR3 1600 7-8-7-24
GPU: Gigabyte Super OC GTX 470
SSD: Crucial RealSSD C300 64GB SATA III
HDD: 250GB Samsung
PSU: Corsair 850TX
CPU Cooler: Hyper 212+ in push/pull
Optical: LiteON iHAS-324 24x DVD Writer"
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November 16, 2010 11:17:21 PM

Thank you ... that helps ... John
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