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Windows 7: DRAM frequency 400,true or false?

26 Jan 2013   #1
proudtobegreek

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 
DRAM frequency 400,true or false?

Just dont get it.Modules are advertised as DDR2 800 and this is what i get

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26 Jan 2013   #2
kbrady1979

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

DDR= Double Data Rate. 400*2=800MHz

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It actually runs at 1866 MHz


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27 Jan 2013   #3
proudtobegreek

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Did some module reseating the other day due to some cable management and since i hadnt noticed it before,the figures,seemed kind of strange.You are ensuring me,that all is well.Thanks a lot.
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27 Jan 2013   #4
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by proudtobegreek View Post
Did some module reseating the other day due to some cable management and since i hadnt noticed it before,the figures,seemed kind of strange.You are ensuring me,that all is well.Thanks a lot.
YES he is correct you are runing in dual mode 400 x2 =800

Mine is running 1723.8


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27 Jan 2013   #5
proudtobegreek

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Ok,i got it,stop hurting my feelings with your 800 and 900+ frequencies!Could i perhaps tweak them RAMs to run a bit higher?To take the CPU clock from 2.4 to 3.2(on air-cooling that is),would that be too much?
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27 Jan 2013   #6
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by proudtobegreek View Post
Ok,i got it,stop hurting my feelings with your 800 and 900+ frequencies!Could i perhaps tweak them RAMs to run a bit higher?To take the CPU clock from 2.4 to 3.2(on air-cooling that is),would that be too much?
it is possible depending on what kind of Ram you are running some don't Oc well
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27 Jan 2013   #7
proudtobegreek

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

How about these: 4x1024 GB DDR2 Corsair PC2-6400 800 Mhz ? Would 3.0 deliver any noticeable improvement in performance,more snappy OS?Temps around 38 at idle,never above 43,even when gaming.
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27 Jan 2013   #8
kbrady1979

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

Do you mean USB 3.0? If so, no, it won't help your OS at all. Best thing for that would be a SSD. It will help overall system responsiveness.
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27 Jan 2013   #9
proudtobegreek

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Not USB 3.0,CPU clock from 2.4 Mhz to 3.0 Mhz.
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27 Jan 2013   #10
kbrady1979

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

Oh, OK........I doubt you'll see much of a boost in performance IF you can get it to 3.0GHz. If you don't have adequate cooling, it could actually hurt performance.
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