Forum discussion tagged with 8gb.
  1. tgh1993

    Question Can the Lenovo Legion 5i handle 32GB DDR4 RAM?

    EDIT: Turns out it can handle 2x16gb. Got some in from Crucial. Hi everyone, I recently purchased a Lenovo Legion 5 gaming laptop (model number 17ITH6H or 82JM0039UK) from Costco UK (here...
  2. M

    Question Help with upgrading laptop RAM ?

    I have 8 GB 3200 Mhz ddr4 ram soldered in my ThinkPad gen 2 AMD Ryzen 5 laptop. Machine info: Thinkpad E14 20T6 I checked in CPU-Z and it shows channel # 1x 64-bit. Can someone tell me if should I buy 8 GB single channel or 16 GB single channel or 16 GB dual channel? I have one empty slot and...
  3. stripp

    Question Intermittently losing 8gb of installed 16gb ram.

    This started two days ago when I powered on my PC and tried playing a game. Everything was sluggish and frozen because only 8gb of memory was being recognized (in OS and BIOS). I then restarted multiple times and it didn’t change until I powered off the system and powered it back on. It worked...
  4. J

    Question Can I mix 8GB CL17 RAM with 4 GB CL19 RAM?

    Hello everybody, I have 2 (one of them is onboard) 4 GB 2666MHz CL19 RAMs and I would like to upgrade my system to 12 GB thats why I bought 8 GB 2666Mhz CL19 RAM but they sent me 8 GB 2400MHz CL17 RAM, usually I refund it immediatley but my RAMs already works at 2400Mhz CL17 because Ryzen 3200U...
  5. SAMPATH025


    hi I have a xfx rx 470 8gb card, sold on aliexpress, works fine for about 2yrs, but recently it is not working, when PC is working it goes black screen but PC continues to work as normal, music is working or films are playing in the background, then heard the device ejection sound, if I turn off...
  6. S

    Question Four Crucial DDR3 modules stopped working after regular shutdown

    Here's what happened. I have Gigabyte GA Z77-DS3H motherboard. So I took four Crucial 8GB modules, installed them as a part of my desktop overhaul, and tested them with Memtest86, all is well. Then I worked on that computer until the evening and shut down Windows 10 x64 the usual way. The...
  7. Elias_elie

    [SOLVED] Ram Upgrade : 4gb + 4gb or 4gb + 8gb ?

    I'm using Asus Vivobook 15 x512fa. There is one fixed slot 4gb non removable & one empty slot available for me. I'm confused whether I should go for 4gb+[4gb] or 4gb +[8gb]. In case If buy Ram with same clock speed & all other parameters except using different memory sizes. Is it going to...
  8. Dark Nitro

    [SOLVED] Good Gpu for an intel pentium G630

    Hello, first of all my specs: Ram 8Gb APU: Intel® Pentium® CPU G630 @ 2.70GHz iGPU: Intel® HD Graphics Motherboard: Dell Inc. 0M5DCD so is there any good price GPU that goes well with that APU or even a better CPU/APU that is on a good budget? thanks :)
  9. Dubkiss

    [SOLVED] Acer Nitro 5 AN515-52

    Hi My friend use his notebook for daily tasks and gaming notebook specification are : i5 8300H GTX 1050 8GB DDR4 500GB hard disc paired with Intel Optane 3 day ago his...
  10. T

    [SOLVED] Is the crucial RAM CT2K4G4DFS6266 2 x 4gb dual module kit compatible with the Asus ROG Swift B450-F gaming motherboard

    Hi, I am hoping to buy this RAM for my asus ROG swift B450-F motherboard and wanted to check if it is compatible first. I asked on the amazon UK if it was compatible and the response I got was no but with no explaination, so I was hoping to double check, and if it isn't compatible then I was...
  11. Sparklingtube

    Question After reboot ram jumps from 30-40% to 40-70% in around 10 secs, i have windows 11 and 8gb ram

    when i startup my laptop and i look at task manager, i see its at 30-40% and after around 10 seconds it jumps to 40-70%, is this normal or not? btw i have 8gb ram please help me because my games run very slow, and i have windows 11
  12. Sparklingtube

    Question When i start my laptop my ram goes from 30% to 50-70% in around 10 seconds

    when i startup my laptop and i look at task manager, i see its at 30-40% and after around 10 seconds it jumps to 40-70%, is this normal or not? btw i have 8gb ram please help me because my games run very slow, and i have windows 11
  13. P

    [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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. G

    Question upgrading from 720p

    switching to 1080p.And i get around 70-100 fps in apex legends in 720p(but also around 30-40 in specific areas) with apex taking 6300mb ram out of 8gb.will Apex be playable in at least 900p in new monitor?Do i need to get more ram?
  17. DarkLibra

    [SOLVED] HP 255 G7 - A4-9125 RAM Upgrade

    Good day, I would like to ask if what could be the perfect RAM compatibility with this unit HP 255 G7 - A4-9125. I am also confused if this unit has two slots for the memory module and what could be the maximum memory capacity and speed. I used CPU-Z to check it says 1 slot, but on HP's...
  18. U

    [SOLVED] RAM Sticks

    Hello there everyone, hope you are having a great day! I have a simple question about RAM sticks. I want to get 2 x 8gb RAM sticks but here in every shop they are selling them separate (as single modules) and not in kit, so my questions is does 2 of the following...
  19. P

    [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...
  20. O

    [SOLVED] 8+8+8+8 Gb Ram is it possible? If it is, does it mean Dual Channel? And finally what is Dual Channel? :)

    1 - I have four sticks of 8Gb ram, and four slots on my motherboard. So if I use four of them will I be using 32gb of it or will it make quadcore 16gb. Overall I don't get the logic here. Because on internet people always say "Oh noo dont use dual-core! What have you done" etc etc. 2 - Is it...
  21. M

    [SOLVED] Ram not on the QVL..

    Hello, I wanted to build my pc and i have order the motherboard AsRock B450M Pro4-f and the ram corsair 8gb 2666mhz ( CMK8GX4M1A2666C16 ) but i have seen that the ram is not on the QVL, so I wonder if it's a real problem ... On this website, it is written that it should work but i'm not sur ...
  22. tomilache

    [SOLVED] Why is my rx 580 8gb not starting?

    Ok, so i just got an rx 580. It wouldn't fit in my main pc so i decided to do a pc transfer from my main pc to a new case. It didn't fit in that one too. I finally got a case which all my components fit aslong with the graphics card. When i tried booting it up, it booted from the integrated...
  23. 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 😁

    [SOLVED] 4gb reserved out of 8gb RAM

    Hello once again, troubles with my pc just wouldn't end. I switched gpu yesterday and reset cmos, because I had issues with booting. After successful booting I have noticed that my RAM is showing 4gb, instead of 8gb, how it used to be. Task manager says: 2 out of 4 slots used, 4gb reserved...
  25. E

    [SOLVED] RTX 2060 SUPER with Corsair VS550

    Here is my current PC specs: Ryzen 5 2600 MSI GTX 1060 3GB 2x8gb 3200MHz DDR4 RAM 1x 1TB 7200RPM HDD 1x Samsung 860 EVO 500GB SSD MSI B450M-A PRO MAX motherboard I'm planning to buy MSI RTX 2060 SUPER GAMING X 8GB (link to gpu). I'm using Corsair VS550 Power Supply. I don't have much money to...
  26. 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...
  27. JanKorcek

    [SOLVED] Is Hynix HMA81GS6JJR8N-VK compatible with Crucial SO-DIMM 8GB DDR4 2666MHz CL19 Single Ranked

    Hello there, I have laptop Acer Nitro 5 obsidian black, there is this built-in ram HMA81GS6JJR8N-VK - SK Hynix 1x 8GB DDR4-2666 SODIMM PC4-21300V-S Single Rank x8 Module here is the link for it...
  28. bigbobsmith1968

    [SOLVED] Random lag spikes in some games, do I need a new psu?

    Hello, in a lot of the games I play I get maxed FPS, but I randomly get lag spikes to like 5 FPS for a couple of seconds? It’s not in all games but a good percentage of them do this! Do you think I need a new psu or ram, or it’s just poor game optimization? Thanks in advance :) RTX 2080 Ryzen 5...
  29. 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...
  30. Alecs7

    [SOLVED] ASUS ROG Strix RX 580 8GB Green Artifacts, games are running well

    Hello, i have a problem with an ASUS ROG Strix RX 580 8GB GPU. It shows green artifacts all over the screen, excepting on white background. Games are running well, i get same FPS in all games, i tried CS:GO, Shadow of The Tomb Raider benchmark. Also i runned Furmark for 1h, without crashes...
  31. J

    [SOLVED] RX 580 for HP Compaq 8200 Elite CMT PC

    Operating System: Windows 10 Pro v2004 x64 Motherboard: 611835-001 611796-002 “written onboard” BIOS: J01 v02.28 PSU: 500W “already upgraded my PSU from the stock 320W into 500W, with the 24pin to 6pin adapter to connect the PSU to the proprietary ports on the mobo” I am planning to buy a...
  32. G

    Question I have a 3000mhz ram comb, and in the specifications of my motherboard it is saying 3000 oc, does my memory fit this board?

    I have a DDR4 8gb 3000mhz, and in the specifications of my motherboard, it is saying 3000 OC, my ram is compatible and there will be no problem? and another doubt I have a source with 8-pin cable = 4 + 4 and my motherboard has a 4-pin and 8-pin input and I have a 65w TDP processor, there will be...
  33. Bonjovobi

    [SOLVED] Shared system memory (Half of my memory is useable)

    I was wondering if i can somehow reduce the shared sys. memory so i can play some games, I have 8gb ram (2x4gb same brand), Ryzen 5 1600, Sapphire nitro rx570 4gb and A320M A Pro board at first i can play batman arkham night with my 8gb mem then after i reset my pc i cant play anymore this game...
  34. Y

    [SOLVED] Need Opinions on My Build List Before Purchase

    Hello! I have a budget of $950 and would like to make the most out of this money. I have tried my best and made this list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/ZWWbJb Any edits/opinions on my list are very much appreciated! Edit: I forgot the motherboard lol! Any recommendations?
  35. 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...
  36. decoyout1

    [SOLVED] One of two fans in Sapphire RX Nitro+ 470 8GB Just died

    Well, im little bit worried about my gpu. I bought the GPU yesterday, When I receive it, the second fan did just broken and it wont spinning. I tought it wasnt a big problem since the first fan can spin and after that I replaced the thermal paste with MX-4. The problem is when Im test it with...
  37. V

    [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...
  38. X

    [SOLVED] Motherboard wont Underclock 2400Mhz ram to 2133Mhz

    Hi, So I have a Asus b150 plus Motherboard which supports up to 2133Mhz, I didn't know that and i accidentaly bought a second ram which was 2400Mhz, I put it in and it just didn't read the RAM, Later I asked a friend and told me you can't run 2400Mhz on B150 Plus which has a maximum of 2133Mhz...
  39. W

    Question Only 4gb of RAM (internal stick) is detected, my laptop has 8Gb installed from manufacturer.[Lenovo]

    I have a Lenovo IdeaPad 320-15IKB laptop which came with 8gb of ram but suddenly it shows 4gb of ram. I tried rebooting and stuff but nothing happened. I contacted the Lenovo online cc and they said me to reset my BIOS to default and it should work. It did. But it was just for that specific...
  40. mranimo

    [SOLVED] I need a new GPU for gaming.

    Hi! I'll replace my Asus directcu ii 290 oc video card. What would be the better GPU ? The MSI GTX 1060 6gb Gaming X (150$) or the MSI RX 480 8gb Gaming X (90$) ? I have the new i3-10320 processor and I need a good GPU for gaming (1080p 75Hz). Which is the better and why?