Originally Posted by darksideleader
okay the lower the number, the faster the ram. When you were viewing your ram, you saw em at 5-5-5-15 which its idle speed but then when your comp starts working, it will go to its fastest 4-4-4-12.
One for three in the correctness department....
The SPD information of the ram should have told your motherboard/BIOS to set 4-4-4-12 but for whatever reason the BIOS automatically sey it to 5-5-5-15..
Which can easily be corrected by manually setting them yourself. Someone already mentioned how to unlock the memory timmings for gigabyte boards...