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Seems as though my ram doesn't like 1600, and I dont want to loosen the timings so instead I just put them to where they like to be at 1333 but tightened the timings to 7-7-7-20 1T. Would that be better than having them to 1600 at 9-9-9-24 2T?
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Seems as though my ram doesn't like 1600, and I dont want to loosen the timings so instead I just put them to where they like to be at 1333 but tightened the timings to 7-7-7-20 1T. Would that be better than having them to 1600 at 9-9-9-24 2T?

Higher speeds will be beneficial to sandybridge but up to a point you stop noticing that performance increase, some say between 1600 other's say 1866, 2133+ is more noticeable if you're benching.

I would say keep it at 1600, at stock. thumb.gif
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My ram is being read in CPU-Z as PC3-10700h(667) so does that mean that their actual stock speed is only 1333? While on the RAM themselves they have 1600mhz written on them.
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My ram is being read in CPU-Z as PC3-10700h(667) so does that mean that their actual stock speed is only 1333? While on the RAM themselves they have 1600mhz written on them.



You're probably running them at 1333mhz, not sure why hough.

Post your SPD screenshot like so:

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No I am running them at 1600 right now, well at least I think I am here's a screenie 375
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No I am running them at 1600 right now, well at least I think I am here's a screenie

Well that looks fine to me, so what seems to be the problem? redface.gif
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Oh was just wondering why my max bandwidth says 667 is all because I thought that they were supposed to be 800mhz.
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Oh was just wondering why my max bandwidth says 667 is all because I thought that they were supposed to be 800mhz.

I believe that's because the motherboard officially supports up to 1333, any higher is considered as an overclock, however I'm not 100% sure.
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Ahhh I see so its just the mobo alright, I was worried I had defective ram hehe.
+rep for all your help

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Munaim1 who would I talk to to find out what chips are used in two sets of RAM?

     
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