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Is my ram running at top speeds?


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#1 F C

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Posted 14 October 2011 - 12:11 PM

Im wondering how I can check if my newly installed ram is running at top speeds. 1600 (PC3 12800, 8 cas, 8-8-8-24 are what my are supposed to run. I just don't want them to be at 1333 or something or other. Thanks.

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 01:28 PM

hi, this highly suggested free program will tell you what you ram and other hardware are doing .
http://www.piriform.com/speccy

My answers are my opinion only,usually


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Posted 19 October 2011 - 08:38 PM

FWIW: The RAM speeds are determined by what the motherboard supports. Installing RAM which is faster than the system supports...results in the RAM running at the lower speed/efficiency.

Of course...the type of RAM must also be supported by the system/motherboard.

http://www.ehow.com/info_8043793_memory-upgrade-issues.html

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