RAM Speed stuck at 1600

So I just built my rig and when I loaded into my BIOS I noticed that my RAM speed was at 1600mhz then when I changed it to XMP and then changed the speed to the speed I bought my RAM at which was 2133mhz I saved the changes and restarted. But then when I turn on my system it turns on and then repeatedly. What should I do
Setup:
i5 2500k @3.3gGHZ
G. Skill Ripjaws X 2x4GB @2133mhz
ASUS P8P67 LE
Seasonic G- Series 600W
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    Question from Sabin_16 : "RAM Speed stuck at 1600mHZ"

    So I just built my rig and when I loaded into my BIOS I noticed that my RAM speed was at 1600mhz then when I changed it to XMP and then changed the speed to the speed I bought my RAM at which was 2133mhz I saved the changes and restarted. But then when I turn on my system it turns on and then repeatedly. What should I do
    Setup:
    i5 2500k @3.3gGHZ
    G. Skill Ripjaws X 2x4GB @2133mhz
    ASUS P8P67 LE
    Seasonic G- Series 600W
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  2. First thing I'd check is that the ram is in the correct dimm slots (should be in 1 & 3, or 2 & 4).

    If that's fine, then it could be that the XMP profile is not providing enough voltage.

    depending on which model your ram is, the manual timings are here:
    https://www.gskill.com/en/product/f3-17000cl9d-8gbxld
    https://www.gskill.com/en/product/f3-17000cl11d-8gbxl

    Check to see if the XMP profile is set to the correct voltage, as per the links.

    If not, manually dial in the timings and voltage in your bios.
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  3. My RAM is already in its correct dimm slots and my RAM is this one https://www.gskill.com/en/product/f3-17000cl9d-8gbxld
    But when I checked the voltage of my RAM it was already set to 1.65V and yet when I change it to 2133mgz it still gets stuck in a boot loop
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  4. does each RAM stick work on it's own?
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  5. They seem to be working perfectly my PC shows that I have 8GB of memory
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  6. in that case I'd check if there's a newer bios available for your mobo

    if that doesn't improve things, it sounds like you might have a bent pin on the mobo socket. even if just one pin is slightly bent it can effect memory working properly

    So if the bios update doesn't work, or it's already up to date, then it would be best to remove the CPU and closely check the socket pins (magnifying glass if needed)
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