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Hey all just ordered and installed this: Kingston HyperX 8GB (2 x 4GB) 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Laptop Memory Model KHX1600C9S3K2/8GX

CPU-z is reading 12288mbytes of memory installed and the frequency is showing as 664.6 mhz (even under load)...

Is this correct or is something messed up? Is there some sort of multiplier i dont know about.?
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664.6 x 2, so your running around 1333 mhz. I'm guessing your motherboard or cpu on the laptop only supports 1333.
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well that would suck...its an m17x r3 running a i7 2820qm...i thought 1600 was supported...
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Have you had a poke around inside the bios ?
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so it seems newegg sent me 12gb of 1333mhz ram instead of 8gb of 1600mhz....


the question is should i return the 12gb or keep it?
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