Overclocking G.skill 4133 16GB DRAM with 8700k + X Hero

CPU 8700k + Kraken x62 280mm Water Cooling
Asus Maximus X Hero
and G.Skill 16GB 8x2 4133 RAM.

Not like I was hoping to get 4133 itself, but cannot get some stability even at 3200.
Tried bunch of guides and sources, VCCSA and VCCIO even went to at max 1.5 (it was 3600-4000 attempts) but srsly people are getting stable result 3600 with 1.35.
Also DRAM voltage set up to 1.6.
CPU not delidded, honestly its my first overclocking experience. CPU OC - 5000, tried DRAM OC without CPU OC as well. CPU Temp goes to 85C Max, 70 AVG in game only (ultra)

Can someone advice kinda stable setup, may be I have to properly set timings or whatever. (its 19-19-19-39 at XMP 4133), but as I said I would be glad for 3200 and totally happy for 3600. There are no other XMP profiles so I have to use Manual mode and set things. If I load XMP 4133 and change DRAM Frequency to lower - not stable as well

Just want to get in games with no doubts after buying such a pc

And can I somehow check why exactly it fails - I usually end up with BSOD during some shooter (10-15 min after start heavy load). And check bios - there VCCSA and VCCIO are higher than set.

And yea,Im ready for try/test/figure out whats best for my chip and setup, but honestly, all people say different things, about whats important, whats safe limit voltages, and most of all would be nice to get some staff explaining what are the main factors which makes dram fail, what parameters have affect on it so i can try play with them.
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  1. outdev.our said:

    Also DRAM voltage set up to 1.6.


    Not commenting on the rest, but this is DDR4 - you should not put more then 1.35 V or a bit more. If you set it to 1.6 V, I'm surprised it works at all.
  2. DRagor said:
    outdev.our said:

    Also DRAM voltage set up to 1.6.


    Not commenting on the rest, but this is DDR4 - you should not put more then 1.35 V or a bit more. If you set it to 1.6 V, I'm surprised it works at all.



    Thanks, I wont go there anymore =)
    As I said, people really advice that in internet. And bios tool which highlights safe zones with colors was fine as well. That was running quite a lot actually. Anyway now its 1.35 both with cpu, trying to find safe and stable zones, that was part of experiments.

    Anyway, how can I get 3200~
  3. This processor is known as poor ddr ram speed compatibility- 3200 is usall stable speed , 3400 on better motherboards , 3600 is probably maximum possible -I think to have a better ram speed you need to wait for next generation intel cpu , there’s plenty opinions around for intel to make to fast new chipset - to make advantage over the AMD RYZEN series , so to be very frank the next hej intel cpu will be the one with proper chipset and DDR Speed compatibility
  4. Full reset cmos/reinstall windows(bit broken cause of massive tests and shutdowns), and XMP settings with 4000Hz made it. Got 4000Hz stable ram on standard XmP
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