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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l Related resources 2gb ddr2 400mhz and 2gb ddr2 800mhz whether work together - Forum Newbie Memory Question about my G SKILL DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) - Forum Question about using DDR2 800 - Forum Will DDR2 800 Work on a 533/400 Motherboard - Forum Question about compatible DDR2 RAM? - 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.. m 0 l jaquith a c 347 } 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! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved1TB WD Black, Question about delays and if its failing Forum SolvedA Motherboard question about ddr2 and ddr3 Forum Purchased a new ram 1gb ddr2 800mhz and its not working ... Forum SolvedQuestions about another $1200 Gaming Build (but its for my birthday :D) Forum Solvedof course its a question about ram :) Forum SolvedGeneral Question about upgrading to SSD and its life... Forum Solvedquestion about the GTx 800 series Forum SolvedDDR2 800 with DDR2 1066 Question Forum DDR2 400MHz vs DDR2 800MHz vs DDR3 1600MHz? Forum SolvedQuestion about ddr2 RAM Forum SolvedQuick Question about DDR2 Memory Forum 2GB DDR 2 800MHZ vs 3GB DDR2 400MHZ each Forum question about DDR2 & DDR3 Forum DDR2 800 only getting 400 out of it? This is weird! HELP! Forum DDR2 800 (pc2 6400) clocking lower then 400mhz Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !