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Ok so I have 2 2x2gb kits of gskill which Ive run in my sig rig no probs however ive clocked them. I put one set in a new build with my old gtd pro board several months ago and they scored 7.7 in WEI, same as usual. I dont use this build at all, so decided to sell it with my old c300 in, so yesterday I installed windows7 set the ram as per usual and ran wei, the ram only got 5.5. Also they only get 5.5 in wei individually

I just took the ram out and put it in my daily used sig rig and ran wei, it only got 5.5, and the other set get 7.7 on the same settings!!!

Ive ran memtest on both sticks and no faults shaow up!!

Its er um doing my head in any ideas what could be causing this please?

BTW the ram from sig scores 7.7 in the other rig on the gtd pro board.

Also see bottom pic of memtest why on earth is the ram showing like it does? 320mhz (ddr640) cas 1-3-3-3 !!!

Thanks

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post #2 of 5

Try again with the latest memtest86+ (4.2.0).  RAM speeds are often reported wrongly in memtest86+; this has nothing to do with the testing.

 

A random happening such as a background task occuring during WEI probably messed up your results.  Don't worry about it; WEI shouldn't be regarded as an accurate-to-the-point system anyway.

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Thanks, but it shows 5.5 0n both systems....I will get latest memtest, but there again the one I used has always shown the ram as it is..
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Click on the memory tab of CPUz instead of SPD,and check to see if it is running in single channel or if it's only recognizing 1 stick.
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Well Iam just flummoxed ran the latest memtest both sets showed the same, put the strange set in and ran maxxmem and it got same as no strange set. Windows wei needed refreshing did that and its back on 7.7! Now to put it back in the old pc on the gtd pro board and see what occurs! Must have been some sort of glitch.... thanks for replies
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