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Seem to be having an issue with my ram speeds.

I'm using dual channel 2x1GB G.Skill PC2-6400
Model: F2-6400CLD-2GBHK

They shouldn't be different speeds and seem to be bottlenecking my PC.

I tried moving sticks to different slots, setting system voltage in Bios to Auto, then manual and overvolted to +0.2volts after seeing people with similar issues on G.Skills website. http://newgskill.web-bi.net/gstechforum/

None of these seemed to remedy the situation. Hoping I don't need to RMA these sticks.
post #2 of 16
i have ddr2 800 and it says mine are running @ 400, so beats me and i still have no idea to this day why they run @ half speed
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I don't know why one stick is running slower than the other...

Are you sure their both the same sticks?
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Originally Posted by low strife View Post
I don't know why one stick is running slower than the other...

Are you sure their both the same sticks?
100% sure. I bought these off newegg and they came in a Dual Channel kit in the same box.
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i have ddr2 800 and it says mine are running @ 400, so beats me and i still have no idea to this day why they run @ half speed
400mhz x 2 = 800mhz
400 is correct DDR2 = DDR x 2
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oh!!!!! thanks !!! and your from PA!!!
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400mhz x 2 = 800mhz
400 is correct DDR2 = DDR x 2
Darn beat me to it!
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Your running at DDR402 which equals 804mhz effective
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