So, I recently installed GSKILL DDR3 1600 6GB triple channel memory (F3-12800CL8TU-6GBPI) on my Asus P6X58D-E. I noticed CPUz had the timings as 8-8-8-20 instead of the recommended 8-8-8-21. CPUz correctly said the DRAM frequency was at 1/3 of 1600Mhz. All BIOS settings are at stock BTW.
I went into the BIOS and manually set the correct timings, but then noticed it was reporting the Memory clock was 1003Mhz or something around there. I then manually set "DRAM Frequency" to DDR3-1600Mhz, and set the "DRAM bus voltage" to 1.6 just in case that wasn't being set correctly. The weird thing is, after going back into CPUz, it now reports the DRAM Frequency as 800 something, which would be the memory was running at around 2400Mhz...
I ran prime95 for 5~ minutes without a problem, and memtest86 ran overnight without a problem. What could be causing the weird value in CPUz? Is there a more accurate diagnostic program I could use to see what the real values are? I want to make sure i'm not damaging my system-- I want everything working at stock for now. BTW, I have the latest BIOS version.
My processor is i7 960 running at stock speed, with auto voltage