Question about ddr2 800, its runnin at 400 ? Tags: Memory DDR2 DRAM Frequency RAM CPUs G.SKILL Last response: December 27, 2010 2:47 PM in Memory Share Shelledfade December 26, 2010 4:40:31 PM I have 8gigs of DDR2 800 ram, g.skill, all the same brand. So I opened cpu-z tool and I'm looking at this, http://img3.imageshack.us/f/awdawdawdawd.png/ it says the DRAM frequency is at 400 mhz, my question is.. shouldn't it be reading 800? Sorry if this is a noob question lol. Just wondering whats up with it. More about : question ddr2 800 runnin 400 tecmo34 a b } Memory a c 78 à CPUs December 26, 2010 5:28:12 PM You memory is running at 800MHz. Your RAM is DDR (double data rated) so you take the speed shown in CPU-Z and times it by two... Hence 400MHz x 2 = 800MHz. Shelledfade December 26, 2010 5:30:43 PM I see. Sorry bit new at this thanks for info. Checked in bios and set it to ddr2 800 manual just to be sure lol. Related resources Newbie Memory Question about my G SKILL DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) - Forum 1FSB:1RAM Question About Memory Speed When Overclocking - Forum Phenom II 955 DDR2 800 1:1 Newbie Question . - Forum Question about ddr2 RAM - Forum DDR2 1066Mhz or 800 Mhz - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Emperus a b } Memory a c 81 à CPUs December 26, 2010 5:31:04 PM ^exactly.. Check in BIOS.. It'll show the actual operating speed.. CPU-Z always shows the base clock.. jaquith a c 344 } Memory a b à CPUs December 27, 2010 2:47:23 PM I 'really' REALLY R-E-A-L-L-Y...wish CPUz would put a 'Box' -> 'Speed' in the SPD tab across from 'Slot X' and above 'Correction', and in the Memory tab below 'Size'. Lets all hope! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhich memory should I upgrade to from my old DDR2 400 MHz? Forum2GB DDR 2 800 MHZ vs 3GB DDR2 400 MHZ each Forum4x 512 ddr 400 ram vs 2x1gb ddr2 667/ 800 ram? Forumi have ddr2 800 ( 400 ).. but it shows pc2 5300 ddr2 667 (333) ForumDDR2 800 mhz Memory running at 400 mhz? ForumDDR 400 vs DDR2 800 ForumIs DDR2 800 still relevent? Forum4GB DDR2 800 , Mushkin or Corsair ForumP4M 800 Pro-M & DDR2 RAM Problem ForumDDR2 800 vs DDR2 1066? ForumOC MB for E8400?? ddr2 1066 or 800 ? ForumIntel i5 3550p & AS Rock Z77 PRO 3 ForumMotherboard, CPU and RAM compatibility Question ForumTwo question, one on RAM slot distribution (2x4gb vs 4x2gb), one on OC ForumRam compatible with motherboard question More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !