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Overclocking cpu increases the frequency of ram too?

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September 27, 2009 2:24:20 AM

I have the ocz platinum ddr3 ram sticks show up a lot slower on Cpu-z than it does in the BIOS. It shows that my rams are at 1500 mhz in the bios but they show up at 700mhz when i run cpu-z. I think its because i got the extra 800mhz from overclocking the cpu, but when i run cpu-z it only shows the rams frequency without the frequency added from the cpu so my question is are my rams really running at 1500 mhz like shown in the bios or 700 mhz. Because if i try to bring up the frequency on the ram anymore in the bios it wont let me because of the frequency i get from the overclock cpu.
September 28, 2009 12:49:31 PM

If: Dram Frequency = 700Mhz than effective speed = ddr3 1400. Read the Memory FAQ in memory section of the forum.
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September 28, 2009 3:16:38 PM

a little knowledge is dangerous.

read some faq's about OC, Dram, voltages(for your application) before just tossing numbers.
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September 28, 2009 6:44:55 PM

agree with the note to read the faqs, but understand that it's easily confusing esp to new peeps.
September 29, 2009 11:36:06 AM

Well im not saying it isnt, but if youre taking on overclocking than you should at least know the very basics. For your own good.
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September 30, 2009 5:10:03 PM

Is SpeedStep enabled or disabled? That will affect what you see.
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