Ram Supported Frequency

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Cairtorm
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Ram Supported Frequency

Post by Cairtorm » Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:16 pm

Noob question? Yes

You see that it says: Supported Frequencies... Why would it be running at lower frequency (533 instead of 609) if it can run at a higher?
Does this mean that I can change it?

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Property	Value

(Acer Aspire 5740)
Memory Summary
Maximum Capacity	16384 MBytes
Memory Slots	4
Error Correction	None
Manufacturer	Samsung
Capacity	2048 MBytes
Memory Type	DDR3
Speed	533 MHz (DDR3 1066)
Supported Frequencies	457.1 MHz, 533.3 MHz, 609.5 MHz
Memory Timings	6-6-6-18-24 at 457.1 MHz, at 1.5 volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
Memory Timings	7-7-7-20-27 at 533.3 MHz, at 1.5 volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
Memory Timings	8-8-8-23-31 at 609.5 MHz, at 1.5 volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
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Re: Ram Supported Frequency

Post by Slowflow » Thu Apr 15, 2010 6:09 pm

Yes, you are new to this, aren't ya! :shock:

Supported frequencies = what the motherboard supports, in terms of memory speeds.
Your Current ram speed is 533Mhz x2 = 1066 DDR3

609.5 x2 = 1219Mhz , which I believe is an overclocked 1066Mhz profile?

Hope that helps. :)

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Re: Ram Supported Frequency

Post by RadMos » Thu Apr 15, 2010 10:15 pm

Probably can be improved a bit more with memset.

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Re: Ram Supported Frequency

Post by Cairtorm » Fri Apr 16, 2010 3:58 am

Well... I have been using computers for a LONG time... But I have never really looked into technical details, I always had my brother who understood a bit more to give me advice when I mounted my own "gaming" PC, and I didn't change frequencies or overclock anything, but I can still assemble a desktop if given all the components (Notebooks are harder, but if you get a mounted one and disassemble it's easy to reassemble it even the HP nightmare with 327753272 screws all over the place)

And I'm fighting to understand about ATI stuff, I have always used Nvidia and the driver stuff for it is pretty simple... Now I have this ATI Mobility, and I was trying to get a fix for the extreme loading time on BFBC2... But it seems to have come out some 10.4 fix, and I was thing that that was just Catalyst program version and not the drivers itself, and that I could use it but I apparently can't. So I had to reinstall my 8.62 (I think)... There are rumors that there is a new 8.74 (or whatever) which is still beta...

So, out of the bible I wrote above... Should I try changing the memory frequency?
And about the ATI stuff, Mobility series doesn't use the 10.x series? I should only search for 8.x series?



* I'm actually completely lost here, because now I see on other places: "Catalyst 10.x BETA (8.74 April 6/10) Win All "
Great...

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