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Old 12-27-2012, 06:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi there I just put together a new build with a Biostar Tz77B motherboard and an i5 3.1ghz and 8 gigs of kingston ram that are supposed to be running at 1600 mhz. Cpu-z however says they are at 667 which I believe is x2 which is still only 1333. Why is this happening?

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Old 12-27-2012, 06:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You will not notice the difference from 1333MHZ to 1600MHZ...
Thats all I can say, someone else here I am sure can help you with your problem. I think it has something to do with your FSB(Front side Bus)
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:51 AM   #3 (permalink)
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go into bios and set it up yourself.
a lot of manufactures like to use 1333mhz as default since it is more compatible with most motherboards than 1600mhz.
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You have to set the XMP profile or set the RAM multiplier in the bios for 1600MHz.
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