The Corsair User Forums  

Go Back   The Corsair User Forums > Corsair Enthusiasts Section > Overclocking and Benchmarking

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 04-11-2018, 12:26 PM
DanielVF DanielVF is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2018
Posts: 6
POST ID # = 949706
DanielVF Reputation: 10
Default Overclocking Vengeance 2x8

Bought 2 sticks of 2x8 3.2mhz
Enabled XMP and got 1600mhz via Speccy which is 3200mhz? The BIOS says the same that current speed at 3200mhz, although I ran a command in DOS "cmd wmic memorychip get speed" and got 2133 twice.

Anyway, I watched a video -

The differences between the speeds are quite noticeable, but I get the exact same FPS with XMP disabled.
Reply With Quote


  #2  
Old 04-12-2018, 09:43 AM
emissary42's Avatar
emissary42 emissary42 is offline
Registered User
emissary42's PC Specs
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Nehr'esham
Posts: 930
POST ID # = 949876
emissary42 emissary42 Reputation: 122
Default

1600MHz is the memory frequency for DDR4-3200. You can check it with CPU-Z memory tab, which does list it as DRAM frequency and in general is very reliable with its readings.

If you don't see any minimum or average FPS gains your settings might be GPU limited. Then either lower the graphic settings or test performance with another app or benchmark.
Reply With Quote


  #3  
Old 05-14-2018, 02:00 AM
Corsair Rick Corsair Rick is offline
Corsair Employee
Corsair Rick's PC Specs
 
Join Date: Feb 2016
Posts: 116
POST ID # = 954541
Corsair Rick Reputation: 10
Default

Hello DanielVF,

emissary42 is correct. Reading 1600mhz is correct. DDR (Double Data Rate) memory requires two modules running in tandem to run at the rated speed.

Also, higher speed memory doesn't always help with average FPS but can really help with mininum FPS providing an overall smoother gameplay. It's always best to test with other programs as emissary42 also suggested.
Reply With Quote


  #4  
Old 06-06-2018, 11:12 AM
sarahimany13 sarahimany13 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Posts: 2
POST ID # = 957826
sarahimany13 Reputation: 10
Default

That was the last video of 2017 guys and I'll see you in 2018. Wish you guys a very HAPPY NEW YEAR. Bluestacks TextNow Photomath

Last edited by sarahimany13; 06-08-2018 at 04:14 PM.
Reply With Quote


Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:04 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.