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RAM speed displayed low

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May 3, 2011 4:18:32 PM

Hi
i need some info on wheather what I see is just and error or if my RAM are underperforming.

below mentioned are my pc specs

Operating System : MS Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit

CPU : Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 @ 2.93GHz 40 °C
Wolfdale 45nm Technology

RAM : 4.0GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 333MHz (5-5-5-15)

Motherboard : Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. G41M-Combo (Socket 775)

Graphics : BenQ E2200HD (1920x1080@60Hz)
NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450

Hard Drives : 488GB SAMSUNG SAMSUNG HD502HI ATA Device (SATA) 33 °C

Optical Drives : UBEXMX O5AVCPM3C1EB SCSI CdRom Device
HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GH22NS40 ATA Device

Audio : SRS Audio Sandbox (WDM)

if you have notices my RAM shows frequwncy of 333mhz
I have 2 sticks of 2gb each both running at 800mhz at dual channel, however the effective frequency shows as 333mhz. i dont see any significant drop in performance but just concerned about the specs displayed in cpuz and speccy, should i ignore this or is there some change needed..

Thanks..

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a c 347 } Memory
May 3, 2011 4:40:45 PM

My assumption is the RAM is running 667 or 666⅔ MHz, if this reading is from CPU-Z in the form of DRAM Frequency then "I/O bus clock" instead of "Data rate" which is 1/2 the actual frequency is being displayed; DDR {Double Data Rate}.

In the BIOS, assuming the DDR2 'is' rated for 800 MHz:
DRAM Frequency -> 800 MHz
Save & Exit = Yes
May 3, 2011 6:30:47 PM

hi
checked bios, the drm frequency is indeed 667mhz. but how do i change it to 800mhz as my ram is of 800mhz . and yes the drm frequency tab was grayed out so could not change it
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a c 347 } Memory
May 3, 2011 8:25:14 PM

The above was for ASUS.

BIOS:
CPU Host Frequency (Mhz) = 200 MHz <- Assuming 200 MHz
System Memory Multiplier -> 4 ; 4X200 {FSB} = 800 MHz
May 6, 2011 7:37:58 PM

jaquith said:
The above was for ASUS.

BIOS:
CPU Host Frequency (Mhz) = 200 MHz <- Assuming 200 MHz
System Memory Multiplier -> 4 ; 4X200 {FSB} = 800 MHz




Thanks, i have now changed the freuquency to correct rate... :bounce:  :bounce: 
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