memory clock half of expected!!! HELP!

By taj188
Oct 7, 2006
  1. I bought a radeon x1900 GT card which was suppose to run at Core clock 575MHz and Memory Clock 1200MHz but it is giving memory clock speed of 600 mhz !! Is there a problem in installation? I tried overclocking but system crashed at 710 Mhz.

    Any suggestion , what to do?
  2. peterdiva

    peterdiva TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 1,088

    You don't have a problem, it's DDR memory. Even though it reads at 600MHz the effective clock is 1200MHz.
  3. dmill89

    dmill89 TS Guru Posts: 475

    DDR=Double Data Date
    Ex: 600mhzx2=1200mhz
    You don't have a problem the actual clock is 600mhz but the effective clock (the one thats advertised) is 1200mhz
  4. taj188

    taj188 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    oops! that makes me feel happy and stupid at same time.
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