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    Asus Maximus VII Hero MEMory query

    Hi guys, I hope this is the right area to post this question.
    I have the 7 hero board with the 4790 I7
    Is it okay to run corsair vengence pro 1.65v in this board without damaging the cpu
    or the memory controler ?
    If so use XMP and leave the voltage at 1.65 , but not auto

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    What memory kit, speed? Yes it should be OK if setting XMP the board should select the correct voltage but manually entering voltage is also fine. There is a possibility some manual running will be required if kit is very high speed.

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    Thank you for responding, the memory is as follows
    Corsair Vengence pro 2x8 16gig at 2400mhz 1.65v.

    I had corsair vengence 2133 4x4 16gig that i had to put in a different pc.
    I bought the 2 8 gig sticks for my gaming rig and thought the extra $25.00 wasn't to bad
    for the speed . I realize that 2x8 16gig at 1866mhz with a little tighter timings would have been fine.

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