View Full Version : Memory voltage

09-20-2002, 12:40 PM
I have DDR2100 RAM and I was wondering what a safe voltage is and if it will increase my OC potenial or give me more stability, I don't wanna fry my RAM however ...

09-20-2002, 01:21 PM
Corsair recommends never exceeding 2.8v.
2.7v should provide a margin of safety.

09-20-2002, 02:41 PM
Usually if you raise the voltage to 2.6 you will usually gain alot more stability...

09-20-2002, 03:57 PM
If it happends to be too much , how does it respond ? If your processor overheats you get lockups and crashes. Will the RAM do the same or will it just cook itself and let you know about it later

09-21-2002, 01:24 AM
If you move it up in small increments, the box should get flaky (BSOD, random reboot,etc.) before it cooks the ram.

09-21-2002, 07:07 AM
I personally use a vDIMM of 2.70v. Seems to respond better.

bigjackusa is right. If you move it up slowly, you'll see noticeable signs that your memory is becoming unstable. Most of what I saw were errors at windows bootup.