Increase Ram speed = Higher CPU temps Tags: CPUs RAM Last response: March 19, 2011 12:03 AM in CPUs Share marko1045 March 18, 2011 11:44:42 PM I noticed that when I increase my ram's speed from 1333mhz to 1600mhz it increases my CPU's temp from ~38deg to ~48deg. Why does ram speed affect the CPU temps so much? More about : increase ram speed higher cpu temps marko1045 March 19, 2011 12:03:21 AM i7 920 @ stock speed ASRock x58 extreme 6gb OCZ gold OCZ3G1600LV6GK timings: 8-8-8-24 @ 1333 Sapphire 5770 HD OCZ Vertex 120gb SSD 2tb Hitachi Deskstar 1.5tb Western Digital Green Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Ram speed vs CPU mhz increase ? Forum FSB Increase vs. Higher RAM speed ? Forum Sudden increase in CPU temp after RAM volt change Forum Does increase in CPU Heat decrease CPU speed ? Forum Can a cpu use a higher speed ram then it says on its website? Forum Corsair XMP increasing CPU temps Forum CPU Temps higher after mem tweak Forum Does higher ram frequency affect cpu core temp ? Forum Fx-8120 fan speed and temps jump up and down like a yo-yo Forum [Solved] 10 degree increase from adding RAM ? Forum Is this RAM holding back higher OCs? Forum How to increase RAM speed in BIOS Forum Is the same speed ram with a higher voltage better or worse? Forum Will this PSU be enough? Forum CPU Upgrade Options for a M3A-H/HDMI Motherboard Forum CPU needs to be replaced ? Forum [Solved] Not sure where but CPU/FAN issue o.O; Forum [Solved] New Cpu recommendations Forum Is my CPU fan ruined? Forum [Solved] HSF for CPU replacement Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !