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Old January 17, 2008, 10:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Synth View Post
Hmm, did the instability start when you added your second 4gig kit? Chances are, even if you set the vdimm to 2.2, with 8gigs of ram, the board might be undervolting the ram.

You could try gaming with upped vdimm or with 4gigs of ram instead of 8 to test stability.
Funny you should mention that, as that's precisely what I intend to do.

Although from what I've read, the Maximus Formula actually overvolts by about 0.1 v.

I have had the 8GB kit in all along, so it's not a new thing.

Since I don't seem to be using the full 8GB as much as I thought, I am thinking about selling one of the kits and just going with 2x2GB, or selling both and going 4x1GB.

I was about to post a thread about that in the RAM sub-forum.
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