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Corsair Vengeance 4GB PC12800 DDR3 1600MHz

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December 21, 2010 10:41:06 PM

I was wondering in the BIOS settings my memory is only running at 1066MHz but I have 12GB 1600MHz memory modules should I change the ram MHz to 1600MHz??

Corsair Vengeance 4GB PC12800 DDR3 1600MHz
ASUS Rampage III Gene Intel X58
Intel Core i7-930 2.8Ghz
December 22, 2010 1:29:55 AM

400,000+ members and not a single person as knowledge on this question!? LOL wheres all the cocky answering people that writes paragraphs on oh you should of got this type of ram yada yada yada!!?
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December 22, 2010 8:08:32 AM

You need to manually set the Memory's speed to 1600 Mhz through the BIOS.
By default, memory will be detected by BIOS as 1066 or 1333, even though it's 2000 Mhz memory stick. So you need to configure it manually through the BIOS to attain the speed, and timings.
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December 22, 2010 8:16:31 AM

Best answer selected by showtimeridah.
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December 29, 2010 7:24:28 AM

You're welcome, pal. :) 
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August 30, 2012 3:39:37 PM

how to manually set the desired memory speed in the bios, i own a asus m5a78l-mlx motherboard
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