I think my RAM is only running at half speed. help!

alright. i have 4GB of ram.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231122
G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)

i took a look at Cpu-z and it says my DRAM frequency is around 400MHZ. and i have DDR2 800 ram.
is it running at half speed?

thanks for the help. i don't know much about ram and i just posted this to be sure that therei s no problems with it.

THANKS.
8 answers Last reply
More about running half speed help
  1. all is well

    ddr = DOUBLE data rate
  2. Outlander_04 said:
    all is well

    ddr = DOUBLE data rate


    oh thanks. i forgot.
  3. I hate to post more....but CONGRATULATIONS.
  4. CONGRATULATIONS for what?
  5. I just had the exact same panic as aj95... i could have kept quiet about it having read this thread but having seen people laughing at his question I thought i'd point out that I'm new to all this aswell and there is a learning curve to this game!! Give us a chance!! :)

    LJ
  6. It's an easy one to get confused over. Sisoft Sandra will show you the base clock and the effective clock.
Ask a new question

Read More

Memory DDR2 RAM Product