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okay i just build my first computer about 2-3 weeks ago and it all seems to work fine but i have a couple of questions and concerns. 1st when the name of the ram i bought says DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) doesn't that mean its supposed to be 1333MHz per stick, or both sticks together equal up to 1333mhz? im thinking its supposed to be 1333Mhz per stick and mine is 733mhz AND i have to overclock it just to get the 733Mhz. WHY is it this slow i want it to go the normal 1333mhz. i am not an extreme overclocker and i am really not very good at it at all. but i can get into the bios and change the voltage and all that stuff. so how to get it running at its normal speed? oh and YES my mobo says it supports ram up to DDR3 1800, but i decided to get the 1333 so i wont have to problems... and here i am. Here is the link to the ram i bought from newegg. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220286. and also i have a question about my graphics card.. on amd overdrive and cpuid it says to engine and memory frequencies are 165 and 300 when on newegg it says the memory is 850 and i really don't know what the engine is but im guessing its the core. why is it this slow (if it even is slow and im not just clueless). Here is a link on newegg of the graphics card i bought. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102842 and here is a link to the motherboard i bought http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131397. and Here is a link to some screenshots i took of amd overdrive showing the specs of my ram and graphics card. http://s515.photobucket.com/albums/t352/cocohead3/ Sorry if i put to much info or something but i really want to get my mind straight.:( Thanks for the help :)
 

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It's supposed to run at 667 MHz. DDR RAM. Double Data Rate Random Access Memory. Active twice a cycle. The effective frequency is double the actual frequency.
IMO, you really intentionally bought troubles for no reason. DDR3 RAM does NOT give any performance increase for anything below i7 CPUs, is hard to confirm compatible before buying, and you bought a low-end motherboard anyways, just... Eh.

The graphics card idles at lower frequency than the advertised one to save power, run something that uses the card, for example a game (not the best choice), or Furmark stability test, it will get to the 750/870 or whatever it's supposed to be.
 

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Yes, everything would seem to be working as they should be. Check that the card throttles back up to the correct clocks when you load it though.
 
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