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nestorey

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I just did an everest scan of my rig and noticed that my memory speed is 3200 but that my mem bus bandwidth is 2133 mb/s. here's my question, does the mem bus value mean that my mem is actually only running at 2100 instead of its capable 3200?

i've always been confused with this concept and would appericiate some clarification,

thanks
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If your RAM is DDR400 (PC3200) then it is capable of running at an effective FSB of 400MHz (hence DDR400) with a bandwith in single channel mode of 3200MB/s (hence PC3200)

However if yours is running at 2100MB/s, then it suggests that your memory is underclocked to 266MHz. (133MHz x 2).

This is probably because your CPU is running at this FSB in which case, unless your bios allows you to set the RAM FSB independently of the CPU FSB, then you stuck with this speed. Increasing it will overclock the CPU.
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thank-yuh thank-yuh
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