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Is my memory running slow?

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  • Tim
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Last response: in Memory
March 2, 2010 6:29:29 PM


i have 4 x Corsair XMS2 CM2X1024-6400

when i look at cpuz it says that memory frequency is 401.8mhz.
is this right or is my memory runnign at half the speed it should?


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March 2, 2010 6:52:45 PM

That's correct. What you have is DDR2-800, which has a memory clock of 200MHz; a I/O bus clock of 400MHz; and a peak transfer rate of 6400 MB/s
March 3, 2010 5:22:56 PM

For future reference DDR means "Double Data Rate" It sends bits on the rise and fall of the clock. This means 400mhz clock, 800mhz effective.