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Memory Specs right or wrong?

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Last response: in Memory
June 5, 2010 11:00:58 AM

Hello all.

I recently bought a new PC and I ordered (and finally purchased according to the invoice) this type of memory:

AFAIK reading the spd should report the max specs of the memory.In my case though both CPU-Z and Everest show different things from what I should expect (PC12800, 1600MHz, 8-8-8-24 timings):

So what exactly is going on here? Am I missing something or maybe I was deceived?

FYI my system specs are:
Intel i5-750, 4GB DDR3, Asus 4850 512MB Vga, 2x750GB on RAID0, and Win7 x64.

Any help is appreciated.

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June 5, 2010 11:27:28 AM

There's nothing wrong. 1600MHz modules are made of 1333MHz chips that are overclockable to 1600MHz. As long as they work at the JEDEC #3 voltage and timings, then you received what you ordered. Even if they only worked at 8-8-8-24 timings, you still got what you ordered.