My BIOS Says 1333 When my RAM is 1600 Tags: Memory BIOS RAM Last response: December 28, 2012 3:40 PM in Memory Share TheGamblerUK December 28, 2012 3:22:59 PM Well i brought my 2x8 16GB Vengeance RAM. It said PC3-12800 (1600mhz) . I looked in my BIOS and it said my RAM is running at 1333mhz As you can see her my Board supports 1600 but it doesnt even say it supports 1333 http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/970%20Extreme3/?cat=Specif... Why am i being set to 1333 ? It is really rustrating me. CPU : AMD II x4 945 That does support 1600 Aswell so what is the problem ? RAM : http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/130810348222?ssPageName=STRK:... More about : bios 1333 ram 1600 cin19 a c 82 } Memory December 28, 2012 3:28:16 PM Most MB will default set to the lower frequency (1333MHz) for safty, you need set it to 1600MHz in the bios. TheGamblerUK December 28, 2012 3:29:50 PM cin19 said:Most MB will default set to the lower frequency (1333MHz) for safty, you need set it to 1600MHz in the bios. i cant find the option to change it, would it be under advance ? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer cin19 a c 82 } Memory December 28, 2012 3:40:43 PM Check the manual pages 40/41, under OC tweaker screen> DRAM configuration, if you select the "auto" then you are set. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedMotherboard says ram is 1333mhz when should be 1600mhz Forum SolvedRAM Showing 1600 in BIOS but 1333 in Windows Forum SolvedUsing RAM 1333 set 1600 in bios Forum Old ram was 1600, put in new 1600 and it says 1333 Forum Solved1600MHz RAM showing 1333 MHz in BIOS Forum Solved1600mhz Ram saying max freq is 1333mhz Forum SolvedCorsair vengeance 4gb ddr3 1600mhz ram showing only 1333 mhz in bios Forum SolvedGigabyte GA-P55M-UD2: Bios sees 1600 mhz RAM as 1333 Forum 1600 ram but only 1333 available in bios Forum 1600 Mhz RAM shows up as 1333 Khz in bios. Forum Corsair 4GB DDR3 1600Mhz Vengence RAM shows 1333Mhz in BIOS Forum Bios say 1333 should be 1600 Forum RAM posting at 1333 instead of 1600 in bios Forum SolvedIf a motherboard says DDR1600/1333 MHz does that mean it cannot be use with DDR 2133 MHz ? Forum SolvedCant change from 1333mhz to 1600mhz ram!! Forum SolvedUnable to OC ram from 1333 Mhz to 1600 MHz on Asus Z97i MB Forum Solvedcan you run a 1600mhz ram on a 1333mhz supported motherboard? Forum SolvedBIOS set to 1600MHz but CPUID showing 1333MHz Forum SolvedRam running at 1333 instead of 1600 Forum SolvedI have 4 sticks of ram. Two of them like to run @ 1600 while the other two prefer 1333? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !