Forum discussion tagged with 16gb.
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    Question Mac Mini vs Macbook Air - which to buy?

    Hi. Up until now I have always had Windows computers, but I've decided to switch to Apple. Having looked at specs, prices, common issues and opinions, I am still not sure which is the best option. It will be replacing a desktop PC and laptop, although I do have a tablet for a portable option...
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    Question Do i need to upgrade?

    Hi after the corona epidemic and during i wanted to upgrade a lot but i didnt upgrade my system due to the price increases i decided not to like most people would. Now i have run in to a problematic situation instead my Motherboard turned out to be broken earlier in 2021 and i decided to buy a...
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    [SOLVED] Can i use 2400Mhz ram with i7 10750H?

    BTW i have 16gigs (8gig at 2933 and other 8gig at 2400) is it safe to run..? CPU - i7 10750H Laptop Processor Intel's site says it supports only DDR3L-1600 , LPDDR3-2133, DDR4-2666, DDR4-2933, DDR4-3200, LPDDR4-3733
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    [SOLVED] Can I install higher frequency ram than what my motherboard supports

    Guys please help me out I have a laptop HP 14-am519tu.. online websites shows that it supports DDR4 RAM upto 2333 mhz. I have bought 2666 mhz ram online https://www.amazon.in/dp/B08C56KXQJ/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_fabc_1TD433YK8STGF54HGMJP As fas as I have searched online, it says 2666mhz will...
  5. Setsuko

    Question Dell E7440 8gb RAM but only 4gb is installed and the other slot is empty ?

    Hello. Someone help me please. I have dell e7440 with 8gb ram. I want to upgrade to 16 gb. My concern is this... When i look at task manager, or system info, it says i have 8gb with 2 of 2 slots. So im thinking i have 2x4gb ram cards installed. But when i open the back of the laptop, i see 1...
  6. ashraf01

    [SOLVED] Why is my RAM showing 1 stick RAM instead off 2 stick? ram problem ?

    For the last 1 month, I have been noticing that , although my PC has 2 sticks of 8GB RAM = 16GB, but all of a sudden it is only showing 1 RAM. Looks like 1 of 4(in task manager) in the picture. If I restart my PC, it becomes fine again. Then 2 of 4 (in task manager) show. That means I am getting...
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    [SOLVED] Problem involving RAM modules at boot and after

    Hi. This last Sunday I came across a curious error on my PC: when I turned it on, three beeps in a loop coming from the motherboard and no information on the monitor. I suspected RAM memory right away, as I had suffered from this error before. However, whenever I changed the slot memories...
  8. aranorde

    [SOLVED] 15.9GB usable out of 16GB - Is this normal?

    I have updated my BIOS and it increased my system's Hardware reserved memory from 49MB to 74MB. RAM went from 16/16GB usable to 15.9GB/16GB usable. is this normal?
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    [SOLVED] 16GB RAM @ 3200Mhz or 32GB RAM @ 2933Mhz on Ryzen 7 4800H

    A new laptop that I've purchased is arriving tomorrow, it sports a Ryzen 7 4800H and 16GB (2x8GB) RAM @ 3200Mhz. In a different laptop that I was going to flip for cash after I've received the new laptop, I've got 32GB (2x16GB) RAM @ 2933Mhz paired with an i5-10300H (max 2933Mhz & 32GB RAM...
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    [SOLVED] Why is my memory under perfoming?

    So I got this bran new memory and ive been using it for about 2 months now and I decided to do this user benchmark test and it says that my memory is underperforming. It was at 40% as I havent enable XMP but after doing it, it only rose to 53% and thats way below average. Why is that? How do I...
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    [SOLVED] Recommended pagefile for 16gb ram and SSD?

    Currently i have 16gb and my OS and programs installed on a 240gb SSD, games on the 1tb HDD, how to set up the pagefile?, disabling it on the HDD and setting it up in the SSD to 1GB MIN/2GB MAX as i readed? SSD is a PNY CS900 240GB, bought it on november 2020, in crystaldiskinfo it says the...
  12. HarryGRGamer

    [SOLVED] Will I be able to enable XMP with my 10400F on a H410 motherboard?

    So I'm thinking of upgrading my 3770 (non k) to an i5-10400F. However I need some help with which type of RAM to pair it with since I'm on a budget. I'm in between getting either the Gigabyte H410M motherboard or the MSI H410M-A PRO. thinking of pairing it with either 2x G.Skill Aegis 8GB (16...
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    [SOLVED] My PC only allows me to use 8gb out of 16gb installed ram, help.

    I'm using a 2017-2018-ish prebuilt gaming pc, ASUSTek Computer Inc. AMD Ryzen 5 1400-Quad-Core processor 3.20ghz, 16gb RAM (it came with 1 8gb but i had another laying around). it only allows me to use 8gb. I've tried looking at the BIOS and updating it but theres virtually NOTHING in the bios...
  14. JojoErik

    Question New rtx 3060ti cooling

    My problem or question = I can put only 1 fan in my Case does it enought for 3060ti, with 16gb ram and i5-8400 ?
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    [SOLVED] Which damn mystery process is using 50% of my 16 GB of RAM?

    This has annoyed me for so long. When I boot my computer, have discord and some other stuff open in the background and browse Firefox with a program called firemin that makes it use barely any RAM, about 30% is used which is fine. However, at some point, it becomes 50% (despite the fact that...
  16. d0ntsm0ke

    [SOLVED] Single channel 1x16GB SODIMM DDR3 or DDR3L - any manufacturers out there?

    Been scouring online for this and have yet to stumble across such thing. I've been wanting to double the capacity of my existing 8GB in the Lenovo Yoga 13. It's a 7-year old system which has been running strong with the latest Windows 10 build. Thing is it's a laptop with only a single...
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    [SOLVED] 2x8gb 3200mhz ram vs 2x8+2x4gb 2133mhz

    So I am upgrading my cpu to the new ryzen 5600x. Would it be better for me to run 2x8gb at 3200mhz (16gb) or run 2x8 + 2x4 at 2133mhz (24gb). Is my slower ram going to bring down the performance of the pc? What is more important; higher freq or more mem? Set up: Ryzen 5600x Hyper evo 212 black...
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    [SOLVED] Pc keeps crashing(Bsod) since I have 2 ram sticks installed(Doesn't crash with 1 stick)

    Hey everyone, I recently upgraded to 16gigs of RAM, since this update I've been experiencing multiple blue screens of death. My pc specs are: Cpu: amd ryzen 5 2600 Gpu: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 RAM: 2 sticks of G.Skill AEGIS F4-2400C15S-8GIS - Slotted in Slots A2 & B2 OS: Windows 10...
  19. YDJLuV

    [SOLVED] Installed indentical RAM and they don't work together

    I have an ASUS Vivo Mini VC64R and I installed 2x8gb Hynix DDR3L 1600hz... Etc etc .. they will work alone.. I have a 4gb modules that also works but it's a slower speed according to CPU-Z.. please help 😁
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    [SOLVED] Two different ram sticks is it good or bad for gaming?

    Hi guys I have lenovo legion y520 with 8gb ram this one: https://files.fm/thumb_show.php?i=u28tpyt3 and after while I buy another ram stick from 8gb but from other manufacture this one: https://files.fm/thumb_show.php?i=4y5wd78r Ok my question is: Is it bad or good for gaming performance? and...
  21. HarryGRGamer

    [SOLVED] Should I upgrade my CPU or GPU (I7-3770-GTX 970)

    Hey there! I'll try to keep this question short, I'm planning to upgrade my PC however I'm conflicted into two paths, and I don't know which to choose I've got an old case with usb 2.0 ports which I kind off want to replace at some point The game I'm looking forward to play is Cyberpunk 2077...
  22. HarryGRGamer

    [SOLVED] 16GB 1600mhz vs 2133mhz (DDR3)

    Hey I'll try to keep this question short, I'm looking to upgrade my RAM from 8 to 16GB However I'm conflicted because I thought about buying 2 dimms with a faster speed by overclocking it with XMP My question is does it matter much in gaming, video editing and desktop usage. I know it does...
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    [SOLVED] Mixing 16GB + 32GB same brand RAMs ?

    Hello Everyone, Can you guys tell me mixing these two RAMs will work together without any problems? 1. Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB 3000MHz (16x1 single stick) Latency = 16-20-20-38 Voltage = 1.35v (I already have this) 2. Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB 3000MHz (32x1 single stick) Latency =...
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    [SOLVED] 2nd Motherboard ram slot not working?

    Hey guys, my second ram slot in my motherboard isn't working ( I think) because recently I bought an 8gb x2 AVEXIR 3200mhz DDR4 Ram kit and both rams are working fine when used in the first ram slot alone (one closest to the CPU). The second slot however, the computer won't boot if only the...
  25. Iamnotarobot

    Question Does 16gb non dual channel ram performs better than 8gb dual-channel ram?

    I have a Ryzen 3 3200g with an 8gb single-channel RAM. And i notice that dual-channel RAM improves gaming by a big difference. My only upgrade option is either to buy another 8gb single-channel ram of the exact brand or an 8gb dual-channel kit. Here's my confusion: Does 16gb non dual channel...
  26. VladManiu

    [SOLVED] What is the the difference between HyperX Fury and HyperX Predator?

    As I was looking between the specs of this two types of RAM , I didn't saw a difference between HyperX Predator Black 16GB DDR4 3200MHz 16CL and HyperX Fury Black 16GB DDR4 3200MHz CL16. Only the looks of it Maybe is a stupid question but I want to make sure I don't make any mistake.
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    [SOLVED] 2x8GB 1600 DDR3 CL9 1.5v + 2x4GB 1600 DDR3 CL9 1.65v for quad channel

    Hi Would it be possible to use Kingston HyperX: 2x4GB 1600MHz CL9 DDR3 1.65v (khx1600c9d3b1k2/8gx) as dual channel and add to 2nd dual channel Patriot Viper 3: 2x8GB 1600MHz CL9 DDR3 1.5v (PV316G160C9K)? I assume I'd have to lower the HyperX voltage to 1.5v in BIOS somewhere (never done this...
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    [SOLVED] is 32gbs that much batter then 16gbs

    I just wondering for some more opinions my friend says that 32gb is worth it for the extra $60.00 but 16 has been working just fine for me I'm upgrading to DDR4 soon and wanted to hear from some people who actually have 32gbs and if you think it's worth it My PC is strictly for gaming not a...
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    Question I have 16gb ram installed but only 7.95 usable???

    My bios recognises the 16000mb and i have unticked max memory but windows still isnt seeing it all CPU-Z is also seeing 16gb
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    Hello, I Have a MAXIMUS HERO XI MB and 2 x Corsair Vengeance PRO 8gb 2666mhz ram and 2 x Corsair Vengeance PRO 16gb 3000mhz Ram I currently have them set up like this; DIMM A1 -16GB 3000mhz DIMMA2 - 16GB 3000mhz DIMMB1 - 8GB 3000mhz DIMMB2 - 8GB 3000mhz is this the best way to have them set...
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    [SOLVED] G-Skill Trident Z AMD memory compatible with intel?

    So I have a pc with an i7-8700 in it and I found a Trident Z 16gb kit pretty cheap but its the AMD version so i just want to know whether or not it will work or if it will give worse or inconsistent performance, etc.
  32. a9xgamer


    Hey Guys, I'm looking for fast Single stick 16GB RAM. Not the "Fastest" one, but still HighEnd Single stick.
  33. J

    [SOLVED] Ryzen system won't post at 3200 MHZ

    Hi all, I cannot get my 2x8GB kit of T-FORCE Nighthawk Rgb 3200 MHZ Memory to remain stable on my Asus ROG STRIX B450-I motherboard, paired with a Ryzen 5 3600. The bios is up to date and the memory is passing windows diagnostic tests. After setting the RAM to Profile #1 under D.O.H.P...
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    [SOLVED] Recently built pc, does this look normal?

    Hello, i've recently built a new pc, and i wonder if this looks normal. My fps drops down to ~65 fps on different positions on the map in Rust, but i'm mainly wondering if there's any way to get my CPU (and RAM) to do more since there's so little used. vid1: https://streamable.com/mitga7 ss1...
  35. Thrival

    [SOLVED] X99-A upgrading 8gb to 16gb either not seen/booting errors/ oc fail

    Hi, I'm newly registered but have always been coming across this site for random pc bits. I've been trying to find answers here and elsewhere to help me figure this out, so if I'm repeating a redundant thread I'm sorry. I'm overall inexperienced and probably have a question that's been asked...
  36. The Reaper Wolf

    Question Computer freezing and artifacting followed by crashing? Please Help!

    Yesterday I was watching some youtube and the screen had a gone black, I restarted it and it worked like normal for a little while and then it had a colorful lines pop up near the middle of the screen (pretty skinny lines I could still see the webpage) and then when I tried to restart my PC...
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    [SOLVED] 4x4gb ram what channel should i have?

    I have 16gb ram -> 4x4 and it says i have dual channel is it normal?
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    Question I'm looking to upgrade from 8gb ram to 16gb ram

    My specs: Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7400 CPU @ 3.00GHz Video Card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB RAM 8.0 GB Motherboard ASUS H110M-K i'm thinking about buying G.Skill Aegis DDR4 16GB (2x8GB) 3000MHz CL16 1.35V XMP 2.0 Is this good? Is this gonna work for my setup? Thank you in advance...
  39. Question base 64k memory failure - G.Skill 2x8GB 3000 MHz, MSI B350M Gaming Pro

    Hello everyone. Yesterday my system booted up without beeps and it showed 8.00GB RAM (7.95GB usable) (instead of 16.00GB and around 16.00GB usable) in PC specs. I updated the BIOS, and it was fixed. But today, 10 minutes ago, display suddenly showed no signal while PC was running, i heard no...
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    Question Motherboard requires 2 ram sticks to boot and only shows half of the memory.

    I got a new motherboard, I had the ab350 gaming (first 1) and it refused to turn on one day. I installed my new motherboard (msi x470 gaming plus) and it beeps at the start and won't boot with 1 ram stick only installed and need both of my ram sticks to boot and only shows 7.95GB out of 16GB. I...