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    Default Re: MB Intelligent Tweaker settings

    If you have EIST and C1E enabled, cpu-z displays the lowered cpu speeds at idle.
    I had loaded fail-safe defaults because I updated BIOS. But optimized defaults didn't change anything.
    There are "hidden" bios settings that are changed when you load optimized defaults.
    Your system will be best when you start with optimized settings.
    I don't recall seeing a stable system when fail-safe settings are used.
    Even with stock settings, extended stability tests need to be run to ensure that your system is stable.

    Which version of MemSet are you running?
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    Default Re: MB Intelligent Tweaker settings

    Yeah, it's because of the C1E and EIST function.

    And I'm using MemSet v4.1 32-bit for Windows 7.

    But still not sure if changing the voltages was a good idea or could I have just set the memory to 4-4-4-12 wihtout touching those settings and left them to normal?

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    Default Re: MB Intelligent Tweaker settings

    There is no guarantee that a system will be stable with stock settings.
    I've seen many system that are NOT stable with stock settings and I've seen a few systems that appeared to be stable running ~ 3.60GHz or a bit higher with all AUTO settings. Go figure! We will ignore the fact that some bios settings were seriously over-volted using all AUTO settings with an overclocked setup.
    As long as you don't overclock, all system voltages might be stable using the NORMAL setting, except for DDR2 Voltage, where +0.2 or +0.3 should work.

    You need to run several stability tests:
    1) Intel BurnTest or LinX for 10 loops only, using Threads = 2 for your C2D cpu and at least 1024 memory.
    2) Prime95 Blend test for at least 8 - 12 hours. This is a standard stability test. With older hardware components, it is even more important to run a long test.

    If you don't mind possible BSODs, freezing, or data/file corruption, feel free to skip these tests.
    Q9650 @ 4.10GHz [9x456MHz]
    P35-DS4 [rev: 2.0] ~ Bios: F14
    4x2GB OCZ Reaper PC2-8500 1094MHz @5-5-5-15
    MSI N460GTX Hawk Talon Attack (1GB) video card <---- SLI ---->
    Seasonic SS-660XP2 80 Plus Platinum psu (660w)
    WD Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB (data)
    Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD (boot)
    SLI @ 16/4 works when running HyperSLI
    Cooler Master 120XL Seidon push/pull AIO cpu water cooling
    Cooler Master HAF XB computer case (RC-902XB-KKN1)
    Asus VH242H 24" monitor [1920x1080]
    MSI N460GTX Hawk (1GB) video card
    Logitech Z-5500 Digital 5.1 Speakers
    win7 x64 sp1 Home Premium
    HT|Omega Claro plus+ sound card
    CyberPower CP1500PFCLCD UPS
    E6300 (R0) @ 3.504GHz [8x438MHz] ~~ P35-DS3L [rev: 1.0] ~ Bios: F9 ~~ 4x2GB Kingston HyperX T1 PC2-8500, 876MHz @4-4-4-10
    Seasonic X650 80+ gold psu (650w) ~~ Xigmatek Balder HDT 1283 cpu cooler ~~ Cooler Master CM 690 case (RC-690-KKN1-GP)
    Samsung 830 128GB SSD MZ-7PC128B/WW (boot) ~~ WD Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB (data) ~~ ZM-MFC2 fan controller
    HT|Omega Striker 7.1 sound card ~~ Asus VH242H monitor [1920x1080] ~~ Logitech Z-5500 Digital 5.1 Speakers
    win7 x64 sp1 Home Premium ~~ CyberPower CP1500PFCLCD U.P.S
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