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Memory running at 800MHz?

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I have 1600MHz of memory but CPU-Z and my ASUS AI Suite II say it's running at 800MHz.

Do I just need to go into the BIOS and change the setting to 1600? Also, my one stick doesn't have a heatsink on it because it interfered with my D14. Will that be a problem with heat?
post #2 of 5
Programs like CPU-z report the effective clock speed in your case 800MHz.
1600 is actually a unit called MT/s and then there is DDR in which transfers occur on the raise and fall of the clock signal..

in other words you are fine
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Originally Posted by stubass View Post

Programs like CPU-z report the effective clock speed in your case 800MHz.
1600 is actually a unit called MT/s and then there is DDR in which transfers occur on the raise and fall of the clock signal..

in other words you are fine

Phew. Thanks man. Glad to hear that smile.gif
post #4 of 5
Just FYI, DDR = Double Data Rate.
post #5 of 5
800MHz is the real (bus) frequency

DDR3-xxxx is the effective frequency

800MHz * 2 (DDR) = DDR3-1600 M/T

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