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Question Memory clock speed issues


Senior member
Oct 22, 2001
Ok, I have 16GB of Ballistix Sport memory installed (DDR4-3000). For the life of me I haven't been able to use it at the rated speed. It defaults to 2400 and use the A XMP setting do it's thing and set the clock to 3000, Windows will boot but my browser will sporadically give me STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION or STATUS_STACK_BUFFER_OVERRUN errors. I only ran Windows for about 10-15 minutes when it was at 3000 but it never actually crashed. I didn't try any games or anything though.

It's an MSI mobo with the latest BIOS firmware installed (I can give more details if necessary)

Should I even worry about it? Is there even that much difference between 2400 and 3000?

I just hate not being able to squeeze every little bit of speed out of this thing :)