Forum discussion tagged with DDR3.
  1. J

    Build Advice Upgrade or build a new one?

    Hi all, My computer sometimes have some warning like "Motherboard -124.0 centigrade" or "Motherboard +12V 0.000V". Also, the usage of CPU always between 95% to 100% while playing PUBG at 1080p. Current System was built in 2012 CPU: I5-3470 @ 3.2 Cooling: Cooler Master MA610P Mobo: Asus P8B75-V...
  2. J

    Discussion DDR3 Memory Overclock past XMP

    Hi everyone, I'm just wondering about my overclock on the 2 memory modules I am using in my PC (Using ASUS p8Z77-m pro Motherboard and I7 3770): Corsair Vengeance Pro 1866MHz CL9-10-9-27-2T 1.5V 2x8gb dual channel It is originally a kit of 4 but I purchased 2 sticks. I decided to mess...
  3. a5hwin

    Question 4gb 1333mhz vs 6gb 667mhz

    I have a 2gb ddr3 desktop ramstick clocked at 667mhz and another 4gb ddr3 desktop ramstick clocked @1333mhz If i use both of them together then the motherboard underclocks the 4gb ramstick to 667mhz and i get a total ram of 6gb @667MHz So should i go for only 4gb @1333mhz or use both and get...
  4. darko.skulic

    Question Will 2x2gb and 2x4gb ram work just fine?

    Hey guys how are you doing? i have a pc with a gigabyte ga 990xa udr3 motherboard and a phenom iix4 955 processor. I hav 2x2gb 1600mhz patriot ddr3 ram. But my pc is not very good at gaming and lately it started dropnig fps on games. I wanna put 8gb 2x4gb 1600mhz and i found adata 2x4gb sticks...
  5. A

    Question Is it worth upgrading to DDR4 or getting more DDR3 ram

    Hello, Intel Core i7 4770 Dell 0KWVT8 motherboard 2x 4gb DDR3 @ 1600MHz (cpu-z says 800mhz but I assume that is for each stick) AMD r9 290 A couple of years back I bought a Dell XPS 8700 prebuilt computer. I have upgraded the PC's graphics card and power supply only. I have an r9 290 in it...
  6. J

    [SOLVED] Can any processor use any type of RAM as long as the motherboard supports it?

    Can any processor use any type of RAM (DDR, DDR2, DDR3, DDR4, DDR5) as long as the motherboard has the correct socket for the type of RAM? Or is it dependent on the memory controller in the CPU?
  7. A

    Question What motherboard do I need for an i7 4790k 4.0Ghz?

    Also have 1600Mhz Corsair DDR3 ram, need new mobo any suggestions? Or anyway I can find a list of compatible mobos?
  8. L

    [SOLVED] mixing ram

    Hi guys, i have just upgraded my ram to 16gb, i now have 2 spare 4gb sticks, i am just wondering if i put that into another pc with 2 4gb already in there (both ddr3 and 1600MHz) but different brands, there are 2 more empty slots on the other pc so then it can be 16gb also, could this...
  9. oliver.kausland

    Question Different ram

    Hi, I have a ddr3 build and found some ram (2GB). I tried it and it worked but i found out that it was a bit slower than my other ones. Would it be better to not have it or keep it in. I mostly game on my pc if that matters.
  10. EnricoLuis

    Question Adding a Generic Ram with my old KingstonValue RAM (KVR13N9S8)

    Generic Ram Specs:. Type: 240-Pin DDR3 1333 Only compatible with for AMD. Pin Number is 240 pin. Bandwidth is PC3-10600. Specification: Model: DDR3 Memory Frequency: 1333MHz Memory Capacity: 4G Compatible: for AMD only Bandwidth: PC3-10600 Voltage: 1.5V Pin Number: 240pin The Specs of my...
  11. M

    Question Can a DDR3 type GPU be used with a DDR4 type motherboard?

    I was planing to buy a 2GB GPU. In the specifications of that GPU, I noticed it has DDR3 type memory. My motherboard is Gigabyte Z370XP SLI DDR4 8th Gen Intel LGA1151 Socket Mainboard. It supports DDR4 type RAM. I'm confused if it will support a DDR3 type GPU.
  12. C

    Question What is bottlenecking my system?? (screenshot)

    Posting a screenshot below of GTAV (single player) with RTSS, I'm not sure what is bottlenecking my GPU, as my CPU is at 50-60%, I understand 120fps is nothing to complain about regardless, however it does it too on some other games, and im not sure what the issue is. Also I have no V-sync or...
  13. D

    Question Ram and brand compatibles with t1650

    hi, recently i got a dell mobo for t1650 compatible with standard psu, and this mobo is compatible with i3 2120, and i need some models, brand of ram which are compatibles with this motherboard. i put in a kingston memory and doesn't recognize, they on and later they off constantly. i need any...
  14. J

    Question Overclock DDR3 1600 to 2133mhz?

    Hello! I have 4x8GB of Hynix DDR3L 1600mhz Ram (1.35v) and I was wondering if you can overclock to 2133mhz with BIOS? I'm kind of a noob at overclocking but there's a setting in my bios that says "DRAM Frequency" and there's an option to select it to 2133 mhz. I'm wondering if that would be fine...
  15. M

    Question RAM won't run

    Hey guys i recently bought this ram. Click here for link. I have G41C-VS motherboard and this ram wont run. I have 2x4GB since my motherboard is dual channeled. When i put the sticks the computer starts fans spin everything is alright but the screen stays dark. Idk whats the problem and i cant...
  16. D

    Question i5 3rd Gen 16GB RAM vs i5 th Gen 8 GB RAM vs i7 3rd Gen 16 GB RAM

    I owe an IT company and want to built a budget PC for my developers. I looked up at different variants and liked the following three: i5 3470 3.2GHZ + 16GB DDR3 RAM + Nvidia 710 Graphics with 2GB RAM + 1.0 TB Hard Disk i5 7400 3.0Ghz + 8 GB DDR4 RAM + 120 GB SSD + 1.0 TB Hard Disk i7 3770...
  17. G

    Question Can i run fallout 4 and far cry 5 with these specs?

    Core i5 4210U 6gb ddr3 ram Geforce gt 840M 2gb
  18. F

    Laptop CPU comparison and difference

    Hello everyone, I've recently started looking for a new laptop, and I'm stuck on choosing the right CPU, mainly for everyday use, university-level coding and university-level projects. As I've noticed, both core i3 and core i5 are 2C/4T processors (until the 8th generation), with a slight...
  19. F

    Question BF5 poor fps

    So I recently upgraded my PC Ram, GPU and psu. I will post my specs below but the issue I am running into is on most games I am getting solid fps as expected with my upgrade but on bf5 I should be around 90fps being conservative and instead I get around 60 with stutters and drops frequently. I...
  20. Blaisu

    Question Random BSODs and freezes

    Hi, for the past month or so I have been getting random BSODs and freezes. The times are really random, sometimes I will be fine for two days but other times I will get 3 BSODs within an hour. They don't seem to be associated with the load either, as I can be browsing the web and it will happen...