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Using 2133 Mhz with a CPU that only supporst 1333 and 1600

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June 9, 2012 5:06:18 AM

I didn't realize that the CPU I ordered (Intel Core i7-3770S) only supported 1333/1600MHz memory. I am currently using 2133, but it's only running at 1600. I have also had a few blue screens, and before a BIOs update my computer had to cycle 5 times before it could boot. Now I can do things relatively fine. Again I had a few blue screens but that might have been because of not enough memory. Also I heard from an Intel customer support agent that my processor only supports memory using 1.5 volts. I was thinking of maybe just springing for new memory running at 1600 MHz and 1.5 volts. Will my problems continue if I don't? What do you guys think?
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June 9, 2012 5:29:45 AM

Have you selected the XMP profile? As well, change the voltage to 1.5v.
June 9, 2012 6:45:10 AM

I do not know what the XMP profile is, and how would I go about changing the voltage? I didn't even know you could regulate that without damaging the memory.
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June 9, 2012 6:50:36 AM

The best, go in your bios and reset all features .Check with your manual (motherboard) for procedure.
June 9, 2012 7:26:45 AM

Alright so I've overclocked it to run at the memory standard, we'll see how this ends up! The two blue screen errors I got were damaged memory and something about getting a page with no page there. I was playing high end games when both happened, do you guys think that's anything to be concerned about?
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