Solved BIOS only shows the ram 'speed 1600 but mine is 1866 ?? Tags: BIOS RAM Systems AMD Last response: August 13, 2013 3:12 PM in Systems Share KTTB August 13, 2013 2:47:01 PM like the tittle PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: AMD A10-5800K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($109.99 @ Amazon) Motherboard: MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($56.00 @ Amazon) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($43.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 250GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.89 @ Outlet PC) Case: NZXT Source 210 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.98 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Amazon) Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($17.98 @ Outlet PC) Total: $367.82 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-13 17:45 EDT-0400) so i just built it , as you can see i have g skill 1866 but when i booted into the BIOS it says 1600 ??? More about : bios shows ram speed 1600 mine 1866 Reply to KTTB apache_lives August 13, 2013 3:06:14 PM manually set the ram speed in the bios Reply to apache_lives KTTB August 13, 2013 3:12:11 PM apache_lives said:manually set the ram speed in the bios but thats normal right ? Reply to KTTB Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution fil1p August 13, 2013 3:12:41 PM ^+1 you should be able to set the speed of the RAM in the BIOS. The motherboard may be defaulting to 1600mhz but you should have no problem changing that. Reply to fil1p Ask the community Post an answer Related resources : ForumSolvedMotherboards that only support this kind of ram DDR3 1333/1600/1866/2133(OC)/2400(OC)/2600(OC) can they support 2133? ForumSolvedcan I use 2133 RAM if the i7-4820K only supports 1600/1866 ForumSolvedCorsair vengeance 4gb ddr3 1600mhz ram showing only 1333 mhz in bios ForumSolved1866 RAM but CPU only supports 1600? ForumSolvedSo I am trying to optimize my ram speed. Half ram is 2(4gb) 933 mhz ddr3 1866, other half is 2(2gb) 800 mhz ddr3 1600. ForumSolvedRam speed only 1333 MHz when it should be 1866 MHz ForumSolvedCPU Memory Controller Speed / Ram 1600 1.65v vs 1866 1.5v ForumSolvedBios showing memory at 1600 when it should be 1866 ForumSolvedSupposed DDR3 1600 RAM showing up as 1333 (RAM slots support up to 1866+) ForumSolvedIf I have a CPU that says it only support up to 1600 MHz ram speed, will I benefit in anyway if I buy, say... 2400 MHz ram? Forumi have installed 6gb of ram one 4gb 1600mhz and another 2gb 1600mhz my pc shows total memory installed 6gb but only 3.88 usabl Forumwhy does bios show ram frequency at 1333 when i have 1866 installed ForumSolvedRam speed only at 1333 on a 1600 set ForumSolvedRAM Showing 1600 in BIOS but 1333 in Windows Forum1600 ram but only 1333 available in bios Forumram only shows in bios ForumSolved1600 Bus Speed ram showing 800 in CPU-Z..is this normal? Forum1600 Mhz RAM shows up as 1333 Khz in bios. ForumSolved1600MHz RAM showing 1333 MHz in BIOS ForumCorsair 4GB DDR3 1600Mhz Vengence RAM shows 1333Mhz in BIOS More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !