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Use RAM with higher voltage then the previous one

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December 27, 2012 10:42:19 AM

Hi,
I was using a ram dimm on a laptop with 1.5v and now I putted a dimm with 1.8v.. Will this affect anything?

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a b D Laptop
December 27, 2012 12:02:00 PM

Depending on your CPU/motherboard it could be very bad. You should stick with 1.5v.
December 27, 2012 12:13:56 PM

But in CPU-Z in SPD it shows 1.8v for the old dimm (but if I google about the old dimm it says 1.5v in the specs sheet). It also (in cpu-z) shows 1.8v to the new one.. Any idea why it is like that?
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