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I5 3570k and corsair ram

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November 23, 2012 12:35:37 PM

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MSi z77a-g45
corsair vengeance 8gb kit 2133mhz
strike x 600w
i 5 3570k stock cooler


hi guys i cant seem to get OC genie to work but im guessing its due to the ram and your"ll will hear why now

1. i cant put my ram to 2133mhz whether its manually or using the XMP option ,,,it will go as far as the windows loading screen and freeze there ,then when i go back into the bios ,it gos into a reboot loop and thats when i gotta clear cmos ...... the ram is now @1333mhz and cpu at stock turbo to 3.7ghz ....

the stuff is 2hours old now and its upsetting that i cant even run my ram at its stock speed let alone oc it....

so my question is whats happening here ?is there a problem with my mother board or what can it be ?????
sorry about putting the specs in the wrong place ,im not sure how to put it under the question...

thanks Andre

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November 23, 2012 12:57:50 PM

Try updatingthe BIOS on your motherboard to the latest version and report results.
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November 23, 2012 1:27:54 PM

ok ive just done that and still no luck
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November 27, 2012 10:14:25 AM

Are you able to set the RAM to 1866 or 1600 even? Btw, I wouldn't attempt to OC the CPU with a stock cooler.
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November 27, 2012 10:18:35 AM

ive solved the problem with a bios update thanks and ive bought a cooler now
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November 27, 2012 10:19:08 AM

Best answer selected by dre2626.
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