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Hi i am using 4 gb pc2-8500 1066, im on an Striker Extreme Mobo, while im running the CPU-Z program it says...





Size 4096

Channels= Dual


Frequency 400mhz (should it be at least 800 and moved in bios 1066)


GAS latency= 5 clocks

Ras to Gas delay 5 clocks


etc etc


When i move to The SPD thing it says


module size 1024


max bandwidth = pc2 6400 (400 mhz) (shouldnt it say here 800 at least?? or 1066 tweaked in bios)


manufacturer = corsair


etc etc etc


any help solving this issue will be great apreciated thxs

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SPD is the timings and speed settings programmed into the DRAM. 800Mhz is the Maximum JEDEC standards. 1066 is above those standards. If you go to the "Memory" tab, then you will see the actual speed at which the memory is running. The SPD tab is constant and Memory tab is dynamic. Keep in mind that you must multiply the memory by 2 in the Memory tab due to dual channel mode. To be running at 1066Mhz, the memory tab will show 533Mhz and the timings at which it is presently running.
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ohh so in the memory tab the frequency is 400 x 2(dual) its amking my ram go to 800 mhz, now.. what canm i do to change this to 533 so im using the full 1066 mhz, i changed the timings to 5-5-5-15 at 2.2 v but i have no cluw what else to do to use the 1066 mhz, i know the striker extreme max is 800 mhz but ive heard theres another way around thx for the reply
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Enter Your BIOS


Sli Ready: Disabled

Memory Voltage: 2.2V (If your 8500C5 is version 2.xx then set to 2.1V)

1.2V HT: 1.25V

NB Core Voltage: 1.5V

SB Core Voltage: 1.55V

CPU VTT Voltage: 1.25V


FSB-Memory Clock Mode: Unlinked

FSB(QDR), MHz: 1066

MEM(DDR), MHz: 1066


TCL: 5


TRP: 5

TRAS: 15

Command Per Clock: 2

TRC: 22

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Thank You Derek!!


Now im runnign them at 1066 thank you so much, i have another problem hehe but its not about the memorys,


I have the core 2 quad q 6600 G0 version at stock speed of 2.4 mhz I wanna Oc it to 3.0 or 3.2 whatever you reccomend im cooling it with water with the 3d galaxy II from gygabyte, my case is the antec ninehundread and inside my cause i think its even cooler than my room hehe so i will loveeeee a guide step by step like with the memorys to know how to oc my cpu cause im a complete noob at bios stuff, thanks for your time and patience. for more info check my computer specs

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hey on the settings yo told me i keep getting the blue screen of death once ina while i had to run back to 800 and seems the problem had stopped any reason why , the blue screen says somehting about memory resizing or something cant remember and then it reboots or just stops and i have to reboot manually so any help on that besided the how to oc the cpu will be greatly appreciated
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Hi Derek thx for the tip, now to my other post about how to oc the q 6600 any guided idea last night i put the fsb i think from 1066 to 1333 and mypc just wouldnt start lol i had to reset the bios, so if you could tell me how to oc it to 3.00 mhz will be greatly appreciated
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