I recently bought myself an Asus P8P67-M Pro motherboard along with a i5 2500K and 2 x 4GB Kingston Hyper X Genesis DDR3 1600Mhz RAM. My problem being is that in the BIOS I set the RAM to 1600Mhz, but in CPU-Z it shows a max bandwidth of: PC3-10700 (667Mhz) and a current DRAM Frequency of 800Mhz? Everest shows that my memory speed is DDR3-1333 (667Mhz)?
I'm not that new to overclocking, just new to the new BIOS layout and settings.
Any feedback would be appreciated!
Thanks in advance!
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CPU-Z displays 800 MHz and that's correct. Double Data Rate (DDR) memory runs at twice the frequency, therefore 800 x 2 = 1600.
Thanks for the response.
Cool I understand what you're saying but just to clarify: Why does it show max bandwidth in the SPD tab: PC3-10700 (667Mhz) And same goes for Everest which shows that my memory speed is DDR3-1333 (667Mhz)?