CPU-Z, false memory clock speed?

I have OCZ Platinum Rev. 2 DDR2-800. The memory is set to OCZ's specs 4-4-4-15 @ 2.1 volts. The bios says they're running at 400, but when I check it in CPU-Z I get 373.3 Mhz.

I'm just wondering if CPU-Z could be wrong, or maybe there's another issue.
I also tried running each stick in single channel mode as well as changing slots, no change.
Is there another program I can double check this with?
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    I have OCZ Platinum Rev. 2 DDR2-800. The memory is set to OCZ's specs 4-4-4-15 @ 2.1 volts. The bios says they're running at 400, but when I check it in CPU-Z I get 373.3 Mhz.

    I'm just wondering if CPU-Z could be wrong, or maybe there's another issue.
    I also tried running each stick in single channel mode as well as changing slots, no change.
    Is there another program I can double check this with?
    Everest Home Edition. In the "Computer" tab..."Overclock" section. GL :)

    http://www.majorgeeks.com/EVEREST_Free_Edition_d4181.html
  2. CPU-Z is correct. Due to a "feature" of the AM2 design, CPUs with odd internal clock multipliers force the memory to be slightly underclocked. See this article:
    http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/328
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