Different RAM frequencies?


Jul 18, 2010
Hey I downloaded CPUID today and was looking on my specs and noticed that my RAM frequencies read;

Jedec #1 Jedec #2

Frequencies 270 Mhz 400 Mhz
Cas# latency 4 5
Ras# to Cas# 4 5
Ras# precharge 4 5
tRas 13 18
tRC 15 22

What does this mean?? Is it bad? I get BSODS and believe a RAM stick is available because the one time I ran memtest I had 8 errors in 20 minutes.

Both at 1.8v


CAS levels per different frequencies, and CPUz is NOT always correct. Higher speeds MHz higher CAS {slower}.

You mentioned Memtest errors, and my assumption of causes: 1. Bad Stick(s), 2. Incorrect BIOS settings for RAM, 3. Mix-Matched RAM. To attempt a fix for (#2) Load Optimized or Defaults, and retest. If bad stick(s) replace them.

Hope this answers your questions.


Jul 18, 2010
I just updated my MSI bios from 9.4 to 9.9. The RAM are the exact same type and I do believe one stick is bad yes. How do I post the BSOD error code? Please tell me where to find the file to post and what to do and I will.


Jul 18, 2010
- <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
- <System>
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power" Guid="{331C3B3A-2005-44C2-AC5E-77220C37D6B4}" />
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2010-10-08T00:46:41.796875000Z" />
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="4" ThreadID="8" />
<Security UserID="S-1-5-18" />
- <EventData>
<Data Name="BugcheckCode">0</Data>
<Data Name="BugcheckParameter1">0x0</Data>
<Data Name="BugcheckParameter2">0x0</Data>
<Data Name="BugcheckParameter3">0x0</Data>
<Data Name="BugcheckParameter4">0x0</Data>
<Data Name="SleepInProgress">false</Data>
<Data Name="PowerButtonTimestamp">0</Data>
Event 41 Kernel error {BSOD}, and Task 63 is a {Memory Error}. This can happen from a variety of problems, and without the full dump is impossible to "guess."

However, I have a few theories that can be tested easily.

1. Run MSCONFIG and select "Diagnostic Startup" - if that corrects the problem then you have a startup App that's conflicting.
2. Disconnect ALL extra devices connected to PC and restart - if that corrects the problem then isolate the device and look for updates drivers.

Need more information {Verify}:
As much as I appreciate CPUz I find it to be wrong.
1. MOBO {per CPUz K9N6PGM2-V (MS-7309) **
2. RAM need part-number and/or link

** If MOBO is correct K9N6PGM2-V then your CPU {Athlon 7750 } is NOT supported by the MOBO - http://us.msi.com/index.php?func=prodcpusupport&maincat_no=1&cat2_no=&cat3_no=&prod_no=1472#menu

^ Trust me it would have been simpler IF you posted your MOBO Model; instead I had to Google your CPUz info which was a PAIN to find. Also, I said "** If MOBO is correct K9N6PGM2-V" ...

Hope the the problem is fixed with the greased CPU - LOTFL.

^ Try it. So NO it was a pain! Guessing Game! http://us.msi.com/?func=searchresult&keywords=MS-7309 AND there's no search on MSI Global page - http://www.msi.com/language/ ; so blame MSI!

Corsair does NOT list your MOBO, the closest in the series { MSI K9A2GM-F V3} which also does NOT list your RAM as Tested/Compatible - http://www.corsair.com/configurator/product_results.aspx?id=671261

Certified RAM {K9A2GM V2} which also does NOT list your RAM as Certified/Tested - http://www.msi.com/uploads/test_report/TR10_1430.pdf

Exchange you DDR2 for Certified Kingston - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820134636&Tpk=KVR800D2N6/2G

Per Manual "To enable successful system boot-up, always insert the memory modules into the DIMM1 first."

Good Luck!

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