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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
How would a motherboard know what RAM you installed and what timings to set? The RAM must tell it or the motherboard must default to a conservative timing.
What I gathered from Corsair was that the board reads the primary timings from the SPD on the memory then it sets the advanced timings according to various profiles in its BIOS, with different Manufacturers and different BIOS setting the advanced timings slightly differently to work more optimally with their boards.
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