Performance RAM can damage Nehalem i7 processor
The Inquirer heard that Intel is adivising mobo-makers and memory vendors alike about their new X58+Core i7 combo and to abide to a strict 1.65V limit on memory voltages, beyond which there is the risk of burning out the CPU.
The info first tipped up on the XFastest forums where the admin posted several photos of an Asus P6T Deluxe (retail-packed) mobo including one of a big sticker over the DIMM slots motherboard warning that anything over 1.65V will fry the CPU.
The DDR3 JEDEC specification is well within limits of this, however, starting off at 1.5V, but as Intel
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