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Working on my cousins system. Can't get RAM speeds to go above 1333.

Motherboard: MSI CSM-B75MA-P45
CPU: Core i7-2600
RAM: GSKILL TridentX DDR3 2133MHz 9-11-11 1.6v

When I set XMP and reboot it doesn't go above 1333MHz but the timings do set correctly. The voltage also stays on auto which is doing 1.5v. The voltage settings only go in increments and not completely manual so the next jump up from 1.5v is 1.65v. So I manually set it to 1.65v.

I selected the RAM speed drop down and it only offers up to 1333 so I left it on auto. The manual says it supports up to 1600MHz though. I've also seen people online state that it should be able to go higher than the 1600MHz the motherboard says. I am using the latest bios.


Strange I can't get it to go above 1333 even though XMP is enabled and there isn't even a 1600 option in ram speeds when the board says it supports 1600. Appreciate any and all help, thanks in advance!
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That board doesn't support anything higher than 1333 MHz memory.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Cyclops View Post

That board doesn't support anything higher than 1333 MHz memory.

Both the manual and the website states 1600MHz
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CrazyDiamond View Post

Both the manual and the website states 1600MHz

If you can't set the the memory clock past 1333, then it doesn't matter what the manual says. It could be the chip that doesn't have multipliers past 1333.
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Quote:
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If you can't set the the memory clock past 1333, then it doesn't matter what the manual says. It could be the chip that doesn't have multipliers past 1333.

Chip did 1600 fine in a separate mobo. It's definitely something with the board. I couldn't see them advertising 1600 but only doing 1333. I'm leaning more towards some strange setting I'm missing. I know MSI has all of this Genie garbage all over in settings but when I switched it from "default" to "Customize" and clicked on the extra option it opens up, everything inside is blank. No options.

Anyone with an MSI board have a similar issue?
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No my problem is with a Asus trooper H110 d3 Skylake board.

I got 2*4 GB 1800 mhz Corsair ram recently installed and when I choose xmp it says 1800mhz but 1600 is max for what I can set it too. I do have the manual option to set it to 1800 or auto but then I can't reboot into Windows at all.

The manual says 1800 OC for the ram list so I am not sure if its only if you overclock you can move it to 1800 and get away with it.
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