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[Solved] Windows showing different RAM speed

Gokul raj

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I'm using an Adata XPG 3000Mhz ram and the clock speed shown in the BIOS was 2666Mhz and windows task manager is showing only 1333Mhz.
I tried CPUZ and it also showed the same speed from the task manager. I only a single stick of 8GB ram. Everything was perfect before when I assembled the PC. Recently I updated my Window and this happened.
Can anyone give a fix?

Update: I tried Linux and it showed the correct speed which was 2666Mhz. I then formatted my windows drive and reinstalled windows and now in task manager, there is no such thing as memory speed. WTF Microsoft!
 
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Arjun Chandran

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Open CMD with administrator privileges and type the following command.

wmic MemoryChip get BankLabel, Capacity, MemoryType, TypeDetail, Speed

Now this will return the actual RAM clock speed
 
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Gokul raj

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Jan 18, 2017
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Open CMD with administrator privileges and type the following command.

wmic MemoryChip get BankLabel, Capacity, MemoryType, TypeDetail, Speed

Now this will return the actual RAM clock speed
Ok, I typed in the command in cmd and it showed the correct RAM speed of 2666Mhz
Thanks a lot for helping me I thought there was some issue with my RAM


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