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    Sabertooth Z170 Mark 1 and Corsair Vengeance LED @ 3200MHz issues.

    Hi everyone!

    I've been using my current rig since I've built it last year. Here's the rundown;

    Asus Sabertooth Z170 Mark 1 Bios 3703
    Intel i7 6700k
    Corsair Vengeance LED 32Gb (2x16) 3200MHz
    Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO w/ 2x Cooler Master JetFlo 120mm
    Samsung 950 Pro M.2 512GB
    Cooler Master Cosmos S case
    XFX Radeon R9 290 DD Black Edition
    Corsair HX1000 Power Supply
    Sound Blaster ZXR
    and 6 Noctua NF-S12A

    My problem is this. I've never been able to set my RAM to 3200MHz, The best thing I could get with this rig was overclocking the CPU to 4.6GHz and the RAM was at 2933MHz. It was running without a hitch since 3 weeks ago when I installed the Sound Blaster sound card. It crashed every 15 minutes of running Handbrake. I guess that it was because the sound card was pumping a little too much power. I decided to downclock a little, now, I can't get past 4.3GHz, and the RAM won't get 2133MHz. I tried some settings and nothing works. If someone could help, that would be appreciated. I don't want to get it to 4.6Ghz but at least, if I could get it to run the RAM at default speed (3200MHz).


    Also, can I run another version of AISuite 3 than the one provided for the Sabertooth Z170 ?


    Edit: I tried with new bios 3703, nothing changed. Can't post or run stable with RAM set higher than 2133MHz. Forgot to mention but yes, I also tried the XMP auto setting. I also tried with a single DIMM installed. Won't post.
    Last edited by th3rookie; 01-13-2018 at 06:26 AM. Reason: Add info, changed bios version.

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