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What should my DRAM Frequency be?

I checked my bios and its set at 3000mhz currently. My CPU is an Intel Core i7 6700k unlocked and my ram is 32Gb DDR4 3000mhz, I have xmp turned on, it used to run at 2133mhz. 

 

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CPU-Z will read your DRAM frequency as 1500Mhz, which is what it should be if you're running your memory at 3000Mhz.

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2 minutes ago, Crunchy Dragon said:

CPU-Z will read your DRAM frequency as 1500Mhz, which is what it should be if you're running your memory at 3000Mhz.

Thank you, i'll change it. Will this give me any performance changes?

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Just now, GAMINGGUY said:

Thank you, i'll change it. Will this give me any performance changes?

You don't need to change it manually. DRAM Frequency multiplied by 2 = memory frequency. (1500Mhz x 2 = 3000Mhz).

If you already changed the memory clock to 3000Mhz, then the DRAM Frequency will change automatically.

 

If overclocking from 2133Mhz to 3000Mhz gives you a performance improvement, then yes there will be changes.

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3 minutes ago, Crunchy Dragon said:

You don't need to change it manually. DRAM Frequency multiplied by 2 = memory frequency. (1500Mhz x 2 = 3000Mhz).

If you already changed the memory clock to 3000Mhz, then the DRAM Frequency will change automatically.

 

If overclocking from 2133Mhz to 3000Mhz gives you a performance improvement, then yes there will be changes.

Ok I changed it from 3000mhz to 1500mhz, but in task manager it says memory speed is 1500mhz ?????

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1 minute ago, GAMINGGUY said:

Ok I changed it from 3000mhz to 1500mhz, but in task manager it says memory speed is 1500mhz ?????

Task manager is really buggy. It's probably wrong.

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Just now, GAMINGGUY said:

Ok I changed it from 3000mhz to 1500mhz, but in task manager it says memory speed is 1500mhz ?????

Go back to your XMP profile for 3000Mhz.

That will automatically set your memory clock to 3000Mhz.

 

That's all you need to do, DRAM Frequency will automatically increase to bring you the overclocked memory frequency.

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Just now, mxk. said:

Task manager is really buggy. It's probably wrong.

Oh

ok

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Just now, Crunchy Dragon said:

Go back to your XMP profile for 3000Mhz.

That will automatically set your memory clock to 3000Mhz.

 

That's all you need to do, DRAM Frequency will automatically increase to bring you the overclocked memory frequency.

Aight thanks

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hi i have the same problem i have 3200 mgz ram 32 gigs would that make a difference and if can someone can explain for me what to do in the bios that would be great thanks

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