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Windows 8.1 not detecting new RAM sticks [on hold]

I had bought 2 RAM sticks of same manufacturer (Kingston) and same speed (in MHz), both, of course, DDR3. Because my current laptop has just been bought recently, I found out it has only 1 more ...
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Why RAM works on lower frequency?

Notebook Samsung RC510 (NP-RC510-S01PL) I have 2x2GB Samsung RAM memory, that are able to work with 633MHz (PC3-10600S). But when I check with CPU-Z I see they are works on 533 Mhz. Notebook is new, ...
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CPU and motherboard compatibility

I used CPU-Z to identify my socket and it said 479 mPGA. Also got chipset information and used intel site to check out compatible processors. Turns out a lot of processors were compatible with the ...
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DRAM Frequency showing 800 instead of 1600

I am running a Core i7 CPU originally at 3Ghz overclocked to 4Ghz using a multiplier of x20 and a Bus Speed of 200 Mhz My memory is 1600 Mhz OCZ. I installed CPU-Z to see what is going on - but it ...
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CPU-Z and Speccy report unexpected RAM speed

For reference, this is the RAM that I have installed: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231449 Both that page as well as the RAM stick itself say PC3 17000. However, when I ...
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Windows 8 Task Manager not reporting actual CPU frequency

Task manager reports 2.53 GHz, but CPU-Z reports 1192 MHz. My windows is a fresh install of the Windows 8 Pro Upgrade. When I used the Consumer Preview, task manager would report different ...
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Two different core speeds are shown on two different OS by CPU-Z

I installed CPUID CPU-Z in my laptop to review the features of my processor. In Windows XP it shows me the right core speed, Clock speed- 133MHz Multiplier- 14 Core speed = 133*14 ...
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Memory timings in CPU-Z : Memory and SPD tab discrepancy - What do they mean?

When I run CPU-Z in my netbook, in the memory tab, the timings displayed are 5-5-5-15, but in the SPD tab, the timings are 5-5-5-18 (JEDEC #3). What do the differences in the timings between the tabs ...