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I have 1600ghz RAM but my motherboard detects it as 1333ghz?

post #1 of 6
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Hi,
I have recently put together my new pc. I have an ASUS p9x79 pro motherboard with an Intel core i7 3930k C2 stepping cpu.
The ram i got was Corsair Vengeance LP 32gb (4x8gb). Im sure that this ram stated that it runs at 1600ghz but in the bios it says that it is auto detecting it at 1333ghz.

Why is this?
There is an option to change it from auto and set it to 1600ghz but im not sure if i should.

Thanks for the help,
Loucas
post #2 of 6
You have to enable intel xmp profile I believe.
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Yep, there is an option in the bios to change it to 1600MHz. Do that thumb.gif
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post #4 of 6
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How do i do this?
(note, i have not installed any drivers, updates or windows updates yet)
post #5 of 6
SIGH you know how to google? rolleyes.gif

In the boot of your PC press delete and go in bios and go to memory and set profile XMP and it'll change to 1600mhz.

Not that hard sir.thumb.gif
post #6 of 6
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Cool. Sorry for the trouble.
Thanks guys.
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