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RAM XMP Profiles fail to reach targeted speed

Q: RAM XMP Profiles fail to reach targeted speed

Hi All,

I'm really struggling here. I've just purchased some Corsair DDR3 Vengeance Pro Series Red DDR3 Memory with the Specs CAS 12-13-13-35, 1.65V at 2666MHz. I got 2 sets (2x4GB per set, 16GB overall, all 4 slots are occupied). When I choose the XMP profile, the computer fails to post, it resets and then tells me "overclock failed". To get it to boot I set the speed to 2133MHz and it is now stable.

MoBo is an Asus Maximus Vi Hero (Z87) and a Haswell Core i7 4770K with a H60 closed loop on it.
Power supply is a Corsair AX750.

My question is, why can I not hit the advertised speed of 2666MHz? Do I need to send more voltage through them?

Thanks for your help in advance.

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A:DNS lookup fail - specific site.

Three test techniques other than a lousy browser:

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then try
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A:Internet Drops Out, Consistent Speed with Modem, New Router - no solution

OK, but lets solve on thing at a time 1) ignore the VPN at work and let's get the home router stabilized.
The mobile devices are difficult to diagnose, so 2) stick with the PC for now.

Standard questions:

did you update the ethernet & wifi drivers on the PC?
have you looked to ensure your new router has the latest firmware?
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I assume you've see the post re inSSIDER for wifi setup.
 

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A:Internet speed

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atlantic.net/dedicated-servers/dedicated-server-speed-test.htmlClick to expand...


 

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Set the MTU in the router itself to 1492





Analyzer is saying that my MTU is 1460, but in my router and in my NIC it is 1500Click to expand...

the normal value for DSL is 1492, and 1460 is INVALID = = must be a multiple of 8.

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restore:

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What is your question here my friend. Why did this occur?
 

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Don't know about the xps 420, but many Dells have proprietary PSUs and motherboards with connectors that may or may not conform the the standard ATX specs for pinouts. Check the Dell website or google it, someone has undoubtedly run into this problem before with the xps 420. Also could be faulty PSU causing mobo to go into survival mode.
 

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It's not the router - - you up against the limit of ADSL.

see this description
 

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A:SSD compared to an HDD in terms of speed

Not sure I understand the question. The mechanical drive would have to be just as fast 520mb/sec. Unless you mean spin speed, and thats somewhat unrelated.

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A:Core speed or multiplier don't drop in idle

Hmm; I'm sure these are the FIXED ratings of the chip, not the ACTIVE usage.
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The Rosewill card's transfer rate is "up to 1.5GB/s." The WD hard drive's is 3.0Gb/s. Perhaps if you set the jumper on the 5-6 pins to activate the 1.5GB/s rate per this instruction: Western Digital.
 

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What power supply do you have?
 

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A:Extremely low download speed and extremely high upload speed

Might I ask what time of day you did that test? In My Opinion, the Internet is like the Interstate. You can't go fast at rush hour.
You should try it at different times of day to see if it changes.
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http://reviews.cnet.com/internet-speed-test/ http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/
http://www.dslreports.com/stest
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A:Slow Internet speed

I don't know that I can't fix your issue, but I can help you check for what might contribute to the slowdown:

What type of connection do you have: Dial-up, cable or DSL?
Click on Start> Settings> Control Panel> System:
[o]What is the operating system?
[o]How much Ram is installed?
Click on Start< Run> type in msconfig> Enter> Choose Startup tab
[o]How many boxes are checked?
Right click on the Taskbar> Task Manager>(in Normal Mode)
[o]Processes tab> Look at the bottom and tell me how many processes are running
[o]Performance tab> Look on the bottom for the Physical Memory
[o]How much Total Memory?
[o]How much Available Memory?
[o]How much is in the System Cache?
================================
When I have the information from the 4 questions above, I may be able to help you.

Logging on to Safe Mode will prevent some drivers and Services from running, so the system will move faster, but you will be able to do less than in Normal Mode.

In Normal Mode, everything you have checked on the Startup Menu to start on boot has to load. Most of those processes will run in the background. This can slow you down.
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A:Suggestion for fixing decreased Internet speed for wireless routers

I have the same router Linksys E2000 Wireless router. It never gets very hot. Where do you have yours sitting. If it getting that hot you need to put a fan on it. It very well may be going bad.
 

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- Perhaps there's a limiting issue on the Windows motherboard?
- Maybe something limiting within the Windows firewall or registry settings.

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A:Internet speed throttle problem

I don't know, so take my comments with a grain of salt until someone else replies..

Try switching the wireless channel on the router.. For an N router (perhaps others) there are typically 11 channels. Try 1 or 11, something on the ends.

Does your windows machine have a better transfer if you bring it really close to the router?
 

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A:Windows 7 hard drive fail message

You'll have to replace it.
 

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A:Processor and speed issues

I would suggest starting here.

http://www.techspot.com/community/t...lware-preliminary-removal-instructions.58138/

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A:Recent Internet speed issues

Well anything less than 1Mb/s is pretty slow in this day & age, I hope you are not paying out the wazoo for this connection. Processors spikes are normal, programs & services running in the backgroud of a system can cause them pretty consistently. Now that being said, sometimes it can be something bad like a malware/spyware program running in the background chewing up CPU cycles. Either way, here's what I want you to try...

1st: Boot your system into safe mode w/ networking. (F8 at boot & choose accordingly)
2nd: Now that you are in safe mode, do an internet speed test & see what the speeds are. good sites to test speed are: http://speedtest.net/ and http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/ take a screenshot & post speeds from safe mode, then again from normal mode.
3rd: watch your CPU graph, see if it spikes as consistently as it does in normal mode.
4th: reboot into normal mode & run speedtests again, compare the two. if it's much better in safe mode then there maybe something running in the background chewing up CPU cycles or killing your bandwidth.
5th: download speccy http://www.filehippo.com/download_speccy and post back the results as a text file. speccy shows what your computer has in it & it shows processes running, etc.
6th: post back here on the forum with your results
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Are there any yellow exclamation points in the device manager?
 

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A:Processor speed

Judging from PassMark.com benchmark scores.

AMD Athlon XP 2800+ > benchmarks between 400 & 500
Intel Core2 Duo 1.6GHz > benchmarks between 800 & 1100

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A:Individual profiles..

Im assuming you need something more user definable than Windows "User Accounts".
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A:USB not at Hi Speed only at FullSpeed

How many MB/s are you getting?
 

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A:My download speed problems

Could be your provider. With whom or what service are you connected?
Also, it could be right there on your system. As you know, the actual usable speed is limited by the slowest component... software, memory, motherboard, etc.
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A:HDD fail?

No I don't think that your HDD failed or else it wouldn't even list in the BIOS CMOS setup utility. You also mentioned that it doesn't beep when you boot it up at all either that is a sure sign that your HDD didn't fail because it would make some sort of beeping noise. Just to be sure however I would pull the side off of the computer and listen to the HDD to see if it makes in peculiar sounds or beeps. I also need to know does the computer still boot up after the black screen and the pci device list?
 

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A:Can DVD burner fail although CDs still write?

Of course it is possible... replace the optical drive
 

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A:Can RAM cause a hard drive to fail?

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A:Internet speed -- 30Mb worth it?

Bump sauce, anyone? Will there be any difference in ping from 10Mb to 30Mb?

___

Edit

Just got my 30Mb setup and I tell you that there isn't much difference in the ping when gaming, maybe roughly 10ms at max due to the upload speed being higher. But downloading videos, music etc... is 3x as fast which is great! So far SuperHub is doing ok, no problems aroused but within 2hours already downloaded 1GB 244MB of Data (but 2 pcs running so hence why I guess).
 

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Just a quick input:
Doesn't torrent programs also upload data? Perhaps that is where your missing 1mbps is going.

Edit:
I'm not familiar with Netmeter, but I know that some (cheap) programs actually treats the upload and download as the same thing, and instead calls this "Network speed" or "Network flow".
 

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A:USB ports makes cooling fan run full speed?

Powah said:





Is this a problem with wires? Or is it just a problem where the ports at the front need replaing all together?Click to expand...

Hard to say at this state.

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A:Slow download speed using access point?

Hello

My mistake! How many times do I have to tell myself not to act on assumptions!!

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A:A simple question around heat vs speed?

"I know the 580's a faster card but it's more expensive and doesn't run as cool as the former. I'm also aware that the 580 is using new vapour-chamber tech etc. which makes it run cooler than previous Nvidia cards"

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I got everything hooked up last night and I noticed that when I was hooked up directly to the modem (ethernet), my internet was super fast. When I hooked up the wireless router and accessed the internet through it, my speed was noticeably slower. I used speedtest.net to see what my speeds were like:

Wired to modem: download 50+ Mbps (I don't know how in the world it read this high...I'm not even paying for these speeds from Comcast)

Wireless through router: download only around 5 Mbps

Can someone explain this to me? Is there a setting on my router that is restricting the speed in some way?
 

A:Internet speed - via wireless router (slow) vs. via modem (fast)

Have you tried downloading files in both wireless & wired what speed did u get in both modes.
 

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A:Modifying PCI slot fan speed

I would buy the adapter because it is the simplest. If it doesn't work, you can put it back to its original configuration quickly and easily. It will still be loud but functional. The other two methods are more destructive and require more work to restore. Also, if the first method doesn't work, you can still try the other two if you want.
 

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A:ATI Radeon 3650 driver fail

What are you updating; a PC or a laptop?
Who is the computer manufacturer?
 

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A:Memory upgrade, matching w/ FSB speed?

I think this would be pointless since the FSB is only 667.Click to expand...

Why?
IMO DDR2 800 is fine if its only a couple dollars more expensive.
 

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I have a Pentium (R) Dual-Core
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2.50 Ghz,3.00Gb Ram
On Win XP with SP3

Everytime I try to download a driver for my Geforce 9800 GTX plus I get the same error message from many sites......(The NVIDIA set up program could not locate any drivers that are compatible with your current hardware.Set up will now exit) I do have the yellow question marks in the device manager..It say's (The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)
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I know this Video card works because I just took it out of my old AMD system.....Any input would be great.Thank's

I thought I should add the MB is a ASUS P5GC-MX/1333
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A:GeForce 9800 GTX plus/driver fail

I got it working...It was a bad Mother board driver...It just couldn't see the Video card installed.
 

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