Originally Posted by The Duke
Does the BIOS allow youto set to DDR333, it should if you can adjust the timings?
BTW, if you have the timings to tight it may default to the lower speeds.
Get CPU-Z @ www.cpuid.com
and compare your settings to the SPD specs on your RAM. You may find a correlation to your timings and the speed they are running at.
his motherboards ddr standard is too low...
it doesnt support a ddr divider higher than 1:1, and since his fsb is so low (its a K7 i believe) it doesn't support ddr333 or ddr400. some K7's supported ddr333, his simply isn't one of them.
as long as its in dual channel it should be fine...
what does it benchmark in sisoftware sandra?
and also, what do you do with that compy? if you do a lot of gaming... then you may want to upgrade that video card. its old. also, a lot of the time memory size matters more than memory speed. (i just happen to have both
(of course, it costs alotta $$!!)