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hailNV
11-27-06, 08:34 PM
First time poster here guyz :)

I purchased these RAMS KIT from TIGERDIRECT.COM

http://www.ocztechnology.com/products/memory/ocz_ddr2_pc2_8000_titanium_alpha_vx2_dual_channel

OCZ DDR2 PC2-8000 Titanium Alpha VX2 Dual Channel

Ok when I installed them in my ECS NFORCE 570 SLIt-A (Latest Revision). However, when I run CPU-Z it reports my memory type as PC2-6400 with a speed of 400Mhz instead of PC2-8000 500mhz. Even the BIOS reported the max speed setting at 400MHz. Surely this is incorrect?

Ok now I have older Kit OCZ PC2-8000 Platinum XTC DUAL CHANNEL
These RAMS work perfect with this mainboard and CPU-Z report them as PC2-8000 (500MHz) . I though its mainboard issue, so I installed them on my other RIG but I am same issue with Gigabyte 965 DS3.

My old Kit works great on both Mainboards.
http://img99.imageshack.us/img99/2870/ramscb8.jpg (http://imageshack.us)


Did i recieved RAMS with wrong factory SPD settings ?

agentkay
11-27-06, 08:57 PM
Not necessarly, sometimes the SPD values (from the manufacturer) donīt actually show what the RAM is capable of. My RAM for instance shows up as PC2-5300 (333Mhz) but as you see in my sig, Iīm running it well above that and havenīt even upped the memory voltage to the factory value of 2.2v.

hailNV
11-27-06, 09:01 PM
This means I dont have to worry about what LABEL say's and what CPU-z tell's me ? I am curious Because my old PCZ PLATINUM PC2-8000 rams show exactly what they are.

agentkay
11-27-06, 09:07 PM
As long as you can run the RAM at the advertised speed and lacenties I donīt think you have to worry at all what the CPU-Z says in the SPD tab. I know I did worry myself a little at first, but then I checked the part no. on the manufacturer site and superkyles review of the RAM and he also confirmed that the SPD values were lower but RL performance was well above the advertised values/specs. :)

hailNV
11-27-06, 10:06 PM
As long as you can run the RAM at the advertised speed and lacenties I donīt think you have to worry at all what the CPU-Z says in the SPD tab. I know I did worry myself a little at first, but then I checked the part no. on the manufacturer site and superkyles review of the RAM and he also confirmed that the SPD values were lower but RL performance was well above the advertised values/specs. :)

Thanks sounds good, These things are OC great so far.