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Old 05-28-2006, 12:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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When I run CPU-Z it shows that my ram is running at 200 MHz...

i have two sticks of PC3200...shouldnt it be clocked at 400 MHz...

or do i have no idea what im talkin about?

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Old 05-28-2006, 12:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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and my mobo is capable of running at 400...

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Old 05-28-2006, 09:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I'd say your processor is holding you back. Just because your mobo can handle doesn't meen your processor can.
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Old 05-29-2006, 01:30 AM   #4 (permalink)
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PC 3200 = 200 MHz (400 MHz DDR)

DDR Ram is clock-doubled. (Double-Data Rate) If the memory bus clock is going 200 MHz, the memory is going 400 MHz speed.
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