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Windows 7: Mushkin Notebook RAM Question

19 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1
Mushkin Notebook RAM Question

I upgraded the RAM on my laptop. Could someone explain to me this?

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This is the RAM I bought (on
996644 - 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 SODIMM PC3-8500 7-7-7-20 Essentials (Dual Kit)

information   Information
Speed Spec-


I understand the timings, but not the frequency...

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19 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64-bit)

Hello there, merkat.

DDR = Double Data Rate

so, 533 x 2 = 1066MHz Frequency

Your RAM is ok, CPU-Z is showing the values it should
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19 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

+1 bingo: Punkster
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