Closed Solved

Ga x58a oc will it run 1600mhz ram

Hello,
I have an issue,with some ram,I have a gigabyte x56a-oc motherboard, I bought some 1660 MGZ ram 1.65 v, corsair. the board says 1.5 v for ram, the board supports 2200/1333/1066/600 mgz ram,Any answers,or do I have to run1333 mgz/or what ever.Hope sombody has the right answers!!!!!
8 answers Last reply Best Answer
More about x58a 1600mhz
  1. Hello,
    I have an issue,with some ram,I have a gigabyte x56a-oc motherboard, I bought some 1600 MGZ ram 1.65 v, corsair. the board says 1.5 v for ram, the board supports 2200/1333/1066/600 mgz ram,Any answers,or do I have to run1333 mgz/or what ever.Hope sombody has the right answers!!!!!
  2. Yes, both 1.65v RAM and DDR3-1600 are perfectly fine on any X58. If it weren't then I'd have over a dozen X58's in serious trouble. Chances are you can, if needed, run 6x8GB (48GB) of memory.
  3. So your saying before it boots up go in the Bios and set ram to 1600 mgh, Thats it right ?
  4. BIOS:
    Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.) -> Profile1
    Save & Exit = Yes

    If you simple set the System Memory Multiplier -> 12 with 1.65v RAM you'll have an OC failure. XMP sets all of the kit's settings: System Memory Multiplier, DRAM Voltage, and CAS Timings.
  5. Does it actually lower the voltage on the ram ?
  6. Best answer
    XMP sets the RAM (1 kit) to it's Rated Specs, just exactly as i said "XMP sets all of the kit's settings: System Memory Multiplier, DRAM Voltage, and CAS Timings." So if the Rated voltage is 1.65v then that's what the DRAM Voltage will be set to in the BIOS.
  7. Best answer selected by ikestrike.
  8. This topic has been closed by Nikorr
Ask a new question

Read More

Corsair RAM Motherboards Gigabyte Memory