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Ram Voltage? Very Confused

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March 12, 2013 3:08:48 PM

I am in the process of building my dream pc, I so far have the Motherboard (boxdx79sr from intel) the processor (intel i7-3930k) and on the way I have 8 sticks of G.Skill Ram (DDR3, PC3-19200)

Here is my issue, i know its my fault for not being through, but the ram is rated at 1.65 volts, it seems from what I read that the processor and motherboard only support 1.5 volt ram.

So can I use this ram at all? I seem to think I can, maybe just at a lower voltage?

And what originally choses the ram voltage in BIOS?

thanks for any help!!!

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March 12, 2013 3:58:31 PM

I just sent a request to return them, could someone recommend ram, but please still answer my question!
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March 12, 2013 7:59:39 PM

Get some 2133 MHZ ram. It should be available in 1.5v and will not be much different in performance.
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