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Windows 7: Memory Question

27 Sep 2009   #1
Urbwolf

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Memory Question

Can anyone tell me why im only getting 4,300mbs when i do a memory test. Im using corsair ultra low latency ram. I have 2 2gb sticks and 2 1gb sticks. Will it improve if i remove the 2 1gb sticks and just run 2 2gb sticks. Here is my #'s any help appreciated.




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27 Sep 2009   #2
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

How fast do you think your memory is suppose to go? Are you having performance issues?
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27 Sep 2009   #3
SquonkSC

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

7.1 for memory score!!??

That is superfast!

Highest I've seen so far.

Greetz
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27 Sep 2009   #4
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

LOL, thats pretty high, 7.1, mines only 6.4 X), and about your question, maybe the 2 1GB sticks are running a lower frequency?
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27 Sep 2009   #5
Urbwolf

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

I have seen people with 8k mbs transfer rate for memory tests on this forum, There all the same brand and type just different size but have same frequency settings. And the reason for the taking the 2 sticks out is becouse i actually had a score of 7.9 with only the 2 2gb sticks in. And no im not having any performance issues other then the issue i always have... Its never fast enough.
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27 Sep 2009   #6
Criminal Fetus

Windows 7 7600RTM X64
 
 

Make sure they are dual channel and keep the ones that are most similar in pairs, say you have two 1066 sticks, its best to keep those in the rails side by side and really you don't wanna mix clock speeds and types anyways, it can cause bottlenecking especially if you game
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27 Sep 2009   #7
Urbwolf

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

So your saying that slot 1 and 2 should have both the 2gb sticks and 3 and 4 should be both the 1gb sticks. There the exact same ram except the size, the frequency's are both the same on all the sticks. I thought the 2 2gb sticks needed to stay in the same color slots ie 2 2gb sticks in orange or slot 1 and 3 and the 1 gb sticks in greens ie slots 2 and 4. Am i wrong for this assumption?
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27 Sep 2009   #8
Criminal Fetus

Windows 7 7600RTM X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Urbwolf View Post
So your saying that slot 1 and 2 should have both the 2gb sticks and 3 and 4 should be both the 1gb sticks. There the exact same ram except the size, the frequency's are both the same on all the sticks. I thought the 2 2gb sticks needed to stay in the same color slots ie 2 2gb sticks in orange or slot 1 and 3 and the 1 gb sticks in greens ie slots 2 and 4. Am i wrong for this assumption?
Not sure what kinda board you have but mine has the two color slots side by side. say two yellow then two black. i'm sure that if you keep the bigger in slots one and two they will be used more roughly where as the extra two would be to help keep up pace just metaphorically. if you run benchmarks, then your best bet would be swapping and experimenting what gives you best speeds and latency with which pairs.
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27 Sep 2009   #9
Urbwolf

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Yea my motherboard is mine is not color coded like that mine goes white 1 black 2 white 3 black 4. so I thought color coded but not side by side. I will try putting the 2 2gb sticks in slots 1 and 2 and 2 1gb in 3 and 4 and see were that gets me.
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27 Sep 2009   #10
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Urbwolf View Post
So your saying that slot 1 and 2 should have both the 2gb sticks and 3 and 4 should be both the 1gb sticks. There the exact same ram except the size, the frequency's are both the same on all the sticks. I thought the 2 2gb sticks needed to stay in the same color slots ie 2 2gb sticks in orange or slot 1 and 3 and the 1 gb sticks in greens ie slots 2 and 4. Am i wrong for this assumption?
From what I remember to run dual channel you have to have the same sticks in the same colored slots. But I would suggest checking your motherboard manufacturers manual or site for the proper way to use it. IMO
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