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Ram settings and voltages?

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January 9, 2013 3:42:37 AM

Hello: New Build

AMD FX 6300 Black Edition 3.5GHz Six-Core
MSI 970A-G46 AM3+ ATX AMD
MSI R77702PMD1GD5OC AMD Radeon HD 7770 OC 1024MB GDDR5
Corsair XMS3 Series 8GB DDR3-1600 (PC3-12800) CL9 Dual Channel (2x4)
Corsiar Builder Series CX500 500 Watt ATX 12V
Samsung SH-224BB/BEBE SATA DVD-RW
Diablotek EVO Mid Tower ATX Computer Case

Its been about 10 years since I have done a build, and I know this question has been asked a lot, but in searching, I haven't been able to find the exact answer I need. My ram is showing in bios and CPU-z at 1333mhz. I know I can manually set it in bios to 1600mhz, but do I need to do any voltage adjustments if i do that? I have a screen shot of CPUz and speccy if that helps any. Ill upload on a request (I am new to forums. Will have to research how to upload a photo). Really appreciate any help. Thanks!

This computer is for my little sister, so if you think it is more stable just running at 1333mhz, then I have no issues leaving it.

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a b } Memory
January 9, 2013 3:56:49 AM

Go into the BIOS and enable the XMP profile, that will put the RAM to its advertised speeds. Might be under the overclocking section of the BIOS.
a b } Memory
January 9, 2013 7:06:21 AM

You could manually set the frequency, timings and voltage to their correct settings.

Here they are.
DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
Timing 9-9-9-24
Cas Latency (CL) 9
Voltage 1.5V
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