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DDR3 Memory Voltage Requirements

Last Reviewed: 02-Feb-2016
Article ID: 000007106

1.5V is the recommended and default setting for DDR3 memory voltage. Other memory voltage settings in BIOS setup are provided for performance tuning purposes only. Changing the memory voltage can:

  • Reduce system stability and the useful life of the system, memory, and processor.
  • Cause the processor and other system components to fail.
  • Cause reductions in system performance.
  • Cause heat or other damage.
  • Affect system data integrity.

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