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BIOS only shows the ram 'speed 1600 but mine is 1866 ??

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August 13, 2013 2:47:01 PM

like the tittle
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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)
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so i just built it , as you can see i have g skill 1866 but when i booted into the BIOS it says 1600 ???
August 13, 2013 3:06:14 PM

manually set the ram speed in the bios
August 13, 2013 3:12:11 PM

apache_lives said:
manually set the ram speed in the bios

but thats normal right ?

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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.
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