in the system BIOS when I changed it to 1600 from auto it caused issues and required resetting the BIOS. I managed to fix that issue, but my question is why? Is it bad? Did Corsair send us under clocked RAM? Is there something I could do to fix it in the BIOS that will not mess the system up?
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To 1600? The memory timing should look something like this: 9-9-9-18. It should be printed on the side of the Ram module. You should set the bios timeing to those numbers unless you are overclocking. Then verify that your motherboard and that specific Ram are compatible. Should be in the MB users manual.