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I have my x58 set to auto on clock because no matter what I set it to, it tends to BSOD.
However, in the BIOS it reports being 1560Mhz when set to auto. In CPUz, it is saying only 700Mhz? Or am I reading this wrong? Does DRAM frequency usually report lower than what you're set to?

Im trying to find out what might be causing my system to be underperforming.
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It's like speedstep for your ram iirc. Under load it clocks up and when idle it clocks down. Just like any modern cpu does.

I think
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780x2=1560 ;DDR=Double Data Rate
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Originally Posted by Rowey View Post

It's like speedstep for your ram iirc. Under load it clocks up and when idle it clocks down. Just like any modern cpu does.
I think

If you don't know then don't post. As sometimes bad information can make a end-user mess something up in his pc. Giving no information is better then giving wrong information.

Since his ram is 1,600mhz then he should be 800mhz x 2 =1,600mhz. Are you using the x.m.p profiles for the ram? I would imagine since you are having all the issues, you haven't set the ram timings, or voltage up in the bios. Go into the bios and change the ram from auto to manual and pick x.m.p profile. It will then set up the ram correctly in the bios for you. Thanks
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If you don't know then don't post. As sometimes bad information can make a end-user mess something up in his pc. Giving no information is better then giving wrong information.
Since his ram is 1,600mhz then he should be 800mhz x 2 =1,600mhz. Are you using the x.m.p profiles for the ram? I would imagine since you are having all the issues, you haven't set the ram timings, or voltage up in the bios. Go into the bios and change the ram from auto to manual and pick x.m.p profile. It will then set up the ram correctly in the bios for you. Thanks

Ok, I will go do that now. I do have my voltage up to 1.65 as recommended on the RAM itself.

Edit
When switching from standard to XMP it is reporting double the clock in bios.
It junmps the target memory frequency from 1567 to 2344mhz
Edited by OmegaNemesis28 - 6/3/12 at 11:52am
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Are you overclocking or is your pc at stock? I'm guessing you are overclocking since your ram is showing odd number mhz and way over the ram speeds. Give me a little more information. Thanks

Edit: I see you are at 4.0GHz. Here is the deal now. You will have to now choose a happy medium, since you are overclocking. You maybe a little short on the correct mhz or a little over on the mhz. But since you are overclocking past stock. Just leave it on x.m.p and then under ram speed dial it down close to stock as you can. Or pick a little over. You will be able to get it close enough then.
Edited by KILLER_K - 6/3/12 at 12:08pm
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If i play with the settings off auto, I can get the ram and uncore to 1600 fine.
But if I turn on XMP, no matter the setting, it doesnt post


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In this pic, just lower uncore to about 3400-3500 and hopefully that should help. Unless it's already running fine with 3900 uncore.

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