Memory speed disparity

wbrucek

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Hello,
I have a Dell T7400, Windows XP Professional x64, Intel Xeon X5482 Quad Core @ 3.2 Ghz, 32 GB RAM @ 800 Mhz, Intel 5400 Chipset. The BIOS says the memory is 800 Mhz, but both Speccy and CPU-Z say the memory speed is 400 Mhz. Can anyone help me to explain the disparity?