Different RAM clocks in HWiNFO and CPU-Z after overclocking


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I overclocked an old system with an Intel Core2Duo E8500. The FSB was changed from 333 MHz to 400 MHz. CPU-Z is still reporting 400 MHz for my RAM clocks. HWiNFO is showing 400 MHz x 1.5 = 600 MHz. Before change the FSB HWiNFO was showing the clocks as 333 MHz x 1.2 = 400 MHz. Which one is correct? Is the RAM really overclocked now?


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Well, the problem here is that the MCH still thinks the FSB is running at 333 MHz and thus seems to use improper settings for DDR/Memory.
This is also confusing HWiNFO and I'm really not sure at which clock the memory is running, it might indeed be 400 x 1.5 = 600 MHz.
Do you have any idea what I could do to change that? The MCH is set to 400 MHz in the BIOS.

I just downloaded AIDA64 Extreme and it shows DRAM:FSB 1:1 with 400 MHz just like CPU-Z.


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