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Old 03-20-2006, 03:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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A friend has an ATI A3-M1535D motherboard and a stick of PC2100 DDR RAM fitted but CPU-Z reports it running at 133MHz. I thought PC2100 was supposed to run at 266MHz.

Is there an option in the BIOS that needs to be changed to allow it to run at full speed?
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Old 03-20-2006, 03:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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133*2=266. It is read as 133 due to the ram being double data rate. It is at the correct speed.
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Old 03-20-2006, 09:18 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes, my old PC2100 ram also runs at 133, actually I think it runs at 137 but thats close enough.
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Old 03-22-2006, 05:11 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks for both the replies
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