Question about ddr2 800, its runnin at 400 ?

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,

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.
4 answers Last reply
More about question ddr2 runnin
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. ^exactly.. Check in BIOS.. It'll show the actual operating speed.. CPU-Z always shows the base clock..
  4. 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!
Ask a new question

Read More

Memory DDR2 DRAM Frequency RAM CPUs G.SKILL