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They are exactly the same lol

Somebody would need to test out, but I'd keep on 1333mhz though, AFAIK higher speeds > timings.
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They are exactly the same lol

Somebody would need to test out, but I'd keep on 1333mhz though, AFAIK higher speeds > timings.
Speed doesn't really matter, as the m11xR2 runs the memory at 800 mhz anyway. I'm just not sure how the timings are negotiated. My stock ram runs at 6-6-6-15.
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Oh.
That is weird
The 800MHz is that from CPUz?
Could you post a screenshot of the SPD page?
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Oh.
That is weird
The 800MHz is that from CPUz?
Could you post a screenshot of the SPD page?
Perhaps later when I have time. It's 133 x 6 though.
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Yeah because AFAIK what CPU-z shows you is half speed of RAM, there was a smart explanation to this somewhere, but I can't find it.
Like now it shows 800mhz for my 1600mhz on my sig rig
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Quote:
Originally Posted by shnur View Post
Yeah because AFAIK what CPU-z shows you is half speed of RAM, there was a smart explanation to this somewhere, but I can't find it.
Like now it shows 800mhz for my 1600mhz on my sig rig
I know. It shows 400 mhz at stock clocks. All R1 and R2s run the stock RAM at 800 mhz. Right now CPUZ shows around 498 mhz. I'd post a screenie, but I'm at work and I don't have my laptop with me.
post #307 of 309
Wanna hear a bummer? I got dirt inside my screen... like between the glossy outer layer and the display panel. No way to get in there and clean it. I have one biggish piece near the top left quadrant, and one smaller piece in the bottom left quadrant. No idea how stuff got in there. Also, I bought my lappy on ebay, so I'm not sure how easy it will be to get this fixed, or what my options are. Probably past the original warranty anyway, and I've heard that the warranty transfers, but I don't know that for sure. Guess I'll call them tomorrow and find out the best course of action.

EDIT: Checked the warranty status on Dell's site, and it has 47 days remaining under warranty! Let's just hope it transfers to me. And maybe while they are fixing the screen they can get to the hinge too, eh? Mine makes plenty of noise and is pretty stiff, but still functional. But if I can get it fixed before the warranty goes that would be nice.
Edited by Dracc - 8/10/11 at 4:02am
post #308 of 309
About the screen it's weird, but you can open it and clean it yourself, not that hard.
As for the hinges; pressure them to send you a replacement because otherwise they'll break and you'll be in a sad situation
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Hey guys, I have an m11x R2 with the dual-core 1.2 GHz i7. I currently have 8 GB RAM in it and I'm thinking about upgrading to 16 GB. However everything "official" says it only supports up to 8 GB. Has anybody here tried using 8 GB modules and putting more than 8 GB in it? I'm hoping it's like the Sandy Bridge iMacs that officially support 16 GB RAM but actually support up to 32 GB.
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