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Wheels617
11-17-05, 09:26 PM
Hi all, I just bought some Mushkin xp 4000 redline ram. 2x1 gig sticks with 3-3-2-8 timings. I cannot get the ram to run at ddr 500. I set it to that in the bios, but when I run cpuz it reports the cpu as running the correct speed 250 x 10 = 2500, but the ram is reported as running 266 mhz. What can I do?

thanks everyone!

slick
11-17-05, 09:35 PM
You're the first person I have heard of that has complained about your RAM running too fast. :p

Is it set to 200mhz in the BIOS? If not set your memclock to 200mhz and see what that does for you.

Wheels617
11-17-05, 09:39 PM
It reports it as 266 when the bios boots up. But cpuz reports 160. Sorry for the confusion.

thanks ill try that and see what happens.

Dazz
11-18-05, 06:08 AM
There is apreoblem at the moment the highest is 1:1 multiplier now if you set it too 500 it's 250 x 11 = 2750MHz at default voltage it doesn't work you have to manually set it to 10x250 and ram 400.

Wheels617
11-18-05, 12:50 PM
so is this a bios bug, or a motherboard limitation? I see you have the a8n sli premium. Do you have this problem as well?

thanks again