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This isn't to big of an issue but it is something that has been bugging me lately. I have 4 sticks of 2gb RAM 1600 but for some reason the speeds are at 1333. I tried setting it manually to 1600mhz which it then doesnt post along with only having 2 sticks in at a time which also didnt work. The voltages and timings are what they should be as far as i can tell so if anyone knows whats wrong or can help me, it would be much appreciated. The motherboard is also a AMD 990FX ASUS Sabertooth


RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231277

Mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131736
Edited by Darktrooper78 - 10/13/11 at 8:05pm
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Have you updated Bios? and maybe try a memtest.
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Have you tried the MEM-OK button?

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it might be bios...

Well nope checked not the bios
there is a bios beta for the board on asus site...
Could update to latest.(not beta) to see if that resolves issue

but as the others stated check the Memok button...
along with that memtest..might just be bad sticks...
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