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Hi guys, i want to know if it's safe to overclock ram speed from 2400mhz to 3200 for daily use. For that overclock i need to increase voltage from 1.200 to 1.300, and i don't know if it's safe for my mb/ram.

 

My mb is : Msi Tomahawk z370

My ram is : 2 x Crucial 8GB DDR4 2400MHz

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10 minutes ago, raul2k said:

Hi guys, i want to know if it's safe to overclock ram speed from 2400mhz to 3200 for daily use. For that overclock i need to increase voltage from 1.200 to 1.300, and i don't know if it's safe for my mb/ram.

 

My mb is : Msi Tomahawk z370

My ram is : 2 x Crucial 8GB DDR4 2400MHz

 

1.300V is fine.

A lot of the 3000MHz+ kits you can buy are rated for 1.35V.

 

For an example the G.Skill TridentZ RGB kit that I have:

https://www.gskill.com/en/product/f4-3000c14d-16gtzr

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It's fine. All that would happen is the temperature would increase. But RAM rarely consumes enough power, and thus generate more heat, for this to be a problem.

 

If anything, make sure the CPU can handle it. Though I believe Coffee Lake is still fine with RAM up to 1.35V (and maybe a little more)

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thats fine, the only thing is that RAM OCs can throw some extremely random problems at you if they arent 100% fine

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