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I have DDR3 1600 PC3-12800

However as you can see it shows PC3-10700



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Are you running your ram at 667Mhz? If so CPU-Z just says that under max bandwidth to show you what bandwidth the ram is running at.

Take a print screen of the "Memory" tab and we can go from there.
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If under memory tab it shows 800 then that's fine because remember DDR = Double data rate, so 800 x 2 = 1600
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Ya SPD tab makes little sense when you just want to see the numbers that you want.
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It shows DRAM as 800 under the memory tab.

I was just confused as to why the SPD tab shows that.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PappaSmurfsHarem View Post
It shows DRAM as 800 under the memory tab.

I was just confused as to why the SPD tab shows that.
Then that's fine.


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The SPD is a little chip with usually 8 connections and is located in the corner of the RAM's PCB.
It contains prefigured data of speed/timings/voltage factors.
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