Forum discussion tagged with DDR3.
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    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...
  2. PiusPengui

    Question Red light of death on motherboard and no display output

    One morning, I used my PC normally for like an hour or two, and then I shut it down for around 10 hours. And on the same day, I pressed the power button. The fans were spinning, RGBs were turning on, but no display output and the red light of death showed up on my motherboard. I looked up what a...
  3. Giorgi379

    Question Best DDR3 RAM for my MOBO

    Hi, i was wondering what is best DDR3 RAM for my Motherboard? max RAM: 16GB MOBO: ASUS P8H61-MX CPU: i7-3770 https://www.manua.ls/asus/p8h61-mx/specifications
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    Question need help with picking a cpu that works for my pc.

    my specs - Processor AMD FX-8320E motherboard Product 970 GAMING ram 24.0 GB 120 ssd(boot) 1tb hhd i just need a cpu that will work for windows 11 without me having to buy a new motherboard or losing performance.
  5. [SOLVED] Asus P8H61-MX and DDR3 RAM Hertzs

    Hi, my motherboard Asus P8H61-MX support this ram hertzs 1066,1333 MHz i have 2x4GB DDR3 kingston RAM: 99U5584-005.A00LF 1600 MHz how can i increase memory speed to 1333 MHz and it will affect with computer speed and increase it?
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    Question Is a Asus Tuf gtx 1650 compatible with a ASRock 960gm-gs3 fx motherboard.

    I am tryin to put together one of my old computers so my nephew can play modded Minecraft and other steam games on it but the only graphics card i could find at the time was a gtx 1650 which doesnt seem to work with the motherboard i have, to my understanding all pcie graphics cards and slots...
  7. [SOLVED] Crazy ram speed in task manager

    Hey, so i dont think this needs much explaining: Im running on MSI H61M-P22 B3 (there are total of 2 ram slots) 1x8 GB DDR3 1333Mhz Any idea whats going on? Its running stable, but i feel like im getting bad performace in games. Also could this be because of Windows 11? Thank you.
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    Question What's better?

    1666MHZ 2x8 or 1333MHZ 4x4
  9. N

    [SOLVED] DDR2 vs DDR3

    Hello everyone, I Want to buy a new laptop for Normal gaming and Trading purposes. I do not have so much knowledge about PC and Laptops, so I visited one of my friend's shops, he is too good in technology as well, he suggested me some Laptops: 1: HP 15s-GR0011AU Laptop 2: DELL Inspiron Ryzen 3...
  10. Yosef Marcera

    [SOLVED] Getting 1866MHz RAM for 1600MHz Motherboard

    I currently have 2x4GB DDR3 1600MHz CL11 HyperX Fury sticks on a Gigabyte GA-H77-DS3H motherboard, the motherboard only supports RAM speeds up to 1600MHz. I found a good second hand deal on two more 4GB HyperX Fury sticks that are rated at 1866MHz, I just wanted to know if installing these...
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    [SOLVED] Can i use ddr4 ram with another ddr3 ram

    i have one 4gb ddr3 ram. Now i wanna upgrade ram so thinking to buy new 4gb ddr4 ram. So question is like, will ddr4 ram work fine with ddr3 ram?
  12. Airlo

    Question Is the AMD Athlon 3000G compatible with DDR3?

    I've had a ddr3 pc for quite a long time and am hoping to upgrade but haven't had the chance for several reasons. I know somebody with a different pc that has integrated graphics but has a better cpu performance and I thought to myself, what if I just upgrade the cpu to a ddr3 compatible cpu. I...
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    [SOLVED] PC Upgrade Advice - Haswell

    Hi all, I currently running a PC from a 4th-Gen Intel system, all is working fine. I am looking into possibly upgrading my RAM to 16GB and GPU but I'm still running DDR3. Have dipped into some casual SIM-RACING, eg. F1, AC F1 2021 PC Requirements - Looks like the PC will run it (minimum...
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    [SOLVED] Need help upgrading my PC please

    Hello! tldr I need a better CPU but the one I want (i7) does not fit my motherboard. I've been trying to research it myself but with my knowledge I might as well buy a new pc but I cant spend 4k. thankyou for any advice or help my current set up is Processor: AMD FX6300 6core Motherboard...
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    Question Black screen after adding a certain ram module

    Hi, so my problem is that my pc turns on but the screen stays black after installing a certain 2GB stick. This module is part of the 2x2GB kit that I've had since 2011. It didn't cause any problems until now. Memory banks seem to be ok, I've checked them with 3 different modules, I've also...
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    Question DDR3L RAM died after 1.5 years

    I bought a new 4GB 1.5 years ago for my laptop (K55VJ an Ivy-bridge core i7 with HM77) and because of available stocks I got a DDR3L RAM with similar specs with the old ram (Samsung 4GB PC3-12800S-11) that I mixed it with (the old one is DDR3 while new one is DDR3L). After installing it, all was...
  17. Yosef Marcera

    [SOLVED] Upgrading DDR3 System

    I am gaming on my computer and streaming on my laptop to lift some of the stress off of the pc. With how my audio is configured for streaming, I am required to keep OBS running in the background of my gaming pc to transfer my mic and game audio over NDI to my streaming pc, which consumes some...
  18. Question Lenovo laptop not accepting new DDR3 RAM modules ?

    My Lenovo G50-80 laptop (i3 5005u with R5 M330 2GB model) had 2X4GB RAM modules ("SAMSUNG M471B5173EB0-YK0 DDR3 4 GB" and "Hynix HMT351S6EFR8C-PB DDR3 4 GB"), both worked fine and CPUz was showing 1600MHz and 8GB total. The Hynix RAM was purchased in April. I had to remove the Hynix 4GB module...
  19. DarMoon25

    [SOLVED] Will this speed ram work with my motherboard?

    Will this speed ram work with my motherboard? MOBO: H61M-P31/W8 (MS-7788) PROC: I don't have the ivy bridge processor DDR3 8gb 1600mhz
  20. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Can you go beyond the XMP Profile Speed of a RAM Stick?

    Greetings! Apologies for the newbie question, but can you go beyond the XMP speed of a RAM stick? For example, if a RAM stick has an XMP speed of 2400MHZ can I go beyond that? In a general sense, it's like "can I overclock the memory?" Thank you.
  21. [SOLVED] Need help buying ram

    Hi everyone :) I decided that I want to upgrade from 12 GB to 16 GB of ram. I'm not entirely sure what memory speed and what kind of memory my system can maximally support. It'd be nice if you could tell me what memory I should go for to get the maximum out of my system. Other tips are welcome...
  22. Tonje

    Question Black screen after changing RAM ?

    Hello! I've got an old laptop that I wanted update with more ram, but there's no display with the new ram ? My laptop is a 2011 Samsung series 7 700z: (in Norwegian) https://dinside.dagbladet.no/data/samsung-series-7-700z/61574344 And I bought this 8GB ram...
  23. Yosef Marcera

    [SOLVED] Options For Upgrading DDR3 System

    I am currently gaming on an i5-3470 system, and have been for almost the past 8 years. I have only started upgrading it back in October of 2020 by buying a used R9 270x (my previous card was a GT 520 so it was a HUGE step for me). I am now looking for different ways to possibly upgrade my rig...
  24. FilthyMidget

    [SOLVED] Is 1866 ddr3 good for 2021?

    I have a computer that i play games on and i was wondering if 16gb ddr3 1866mhz is good for 2021. i might upgrade to 32 2133mhz since i'm probably not going to get a new motherboard and ddr4 ram, so could someone tell me if its good? but if its rational just tell me and i'll look into a new...
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    [SOLVED] 2 DDR3 8GB rated 1600MHz running low at 800MHz and Dual-Channel isn’t working now

    Hello! So I recently purchased two DDR3 8gb rated at 1600MHz each, I put them both in but my computer is only reading them at 800MHz. It says I have the memory capacity of 16GB, but it’s running low at 800MHz instead of 1600MHz. I’d understand it being 800MHz if I was running 2x4gb at 800MHz a...
  26. K

    [SOLVED] Performance of DDR3 high frequency low latency in 2021

    Hello everyone! I have a custom build PC from 2014. i5-4670k OC at 4.3GHz on a MSI z87 G45 motherboard. (4x4) 16GB DDR3 1600MHz CL9 OC at 1866MHz + 32GB of swapping paging partition (I actually really need a big partition). msi 1070 and double monitor 1080p @60. My common use is computer...
  27. AlterEg00

    [SOLVED] Ram DDR3 1600 upgrade advice please

    Good afternoon all i want to upgrade the ram in my old rig motherboard is https://www.gigabyte.com/us/Motherboard/GA-MA790XT-UD4P-rev-10#ov I currently have 4 x 2 sticks (2 x duel) CMX4GX3M2A1600C9 are the 4 sticks It can use a max of 16gb so i want to get 2x 4gb kit first to see if they work...
  28. C

    [SOLVED] Motherboard that supports ddr3 with RGB header

    so my current mobo is a sabertooth 990fx. I don't want to spend crazy money on new RAM, so I'd like to know if there is a motherboard out there that supports ddr3 ram, but also has an ARGB header for rgb fans, lights, etc. I haven't found anything so far.
  29. TechNo1geek

    [SOLVED] Can i use 3 Sticks on a Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H?

    Help, i used to have 1 4GB ram in slot 2, now i got 2 2GBs, i want to have all 3 in it, but it seems it only works with 2 in slot 4 and 2 Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H
  30. Fand Kun ツ

    [SOLVED] DDR3 PC3-10600U 4GB Ram on Gigabyte G41MT-S2

    I want to ask, I plan to add more ram on my pc, my motherboard model is Gigabyte G41MT-S2 with Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200 processor and 2GB ram, the ram I want to buy is Hynix DDR3 PC3-10600U 4GB 2Rx8 RAM, does my motherboard support? sorry for bad english, im using GTranslate
  31. mbayou75

    [SOLVED] PC does not post after adding a ram stick

    Hello I have built a "new" system recently and I've got everything to work well. Problemos happened when I wanted to add more ram into my pc. Currently it has a single 4GB DDR3 ram stick, tho when I add one of the two DDR3-1600Mhz 2GB ones sitting in my house the computer won't post, looked...
  32. emheadchef

    [SOLVED] Help with PC issues please

    OK so my motherboard recently broke so I bought a new one and after about a month my PC starts restarting its self every so often and then eventually stopped displaying to monitors (I got it to give a signal twice randomly but I gave up) I think it can be only 1 of 2 things either CPU or ram I'm...
  33. TomTomPc

    Question Unexplained, GPU usage instability, and serious lag [Please Help]

    So before I give as much context as possible my specs are: AMD FX8350 ASUS M5A98 GTX 960 (4GB) 8GB of Kingston ddr3 (unsure of clock) And I also forgot the name of my PSU but it is reputable to say the least (I'm aware these specs are poor however I never had these problems beforehand) One...
  34. HarryGRGamer

    [SOLVED] I'm looking about upgrading my i7-3770 (non k), Should I spend the extra money?

    Hey there, I'm getting ready for Cyberpunk 2077 I've already upgraded my GPU from a 970 to a used 1070 and I'm thinking about doing the same for my CPU. I've also got 8GB of DDR3 ram, and I kind of don't want to buy two whole new sticks to extend the life span of my CPU I'm thinking about...
  35. 6matman9

    Question DDR3 and DDR4 compatibility question

    Will my ddr3 compatible CPU work with ddr4 ram and ddr4 compatible motherboard? Hi, I'm new to this forum so apologies if I miss anything out. I have an Intel Xeon E3-1231 V3 processor, and on the Intel website it has listed next to memory types: DDR3 and DDR3L 1333/1600 at 1.5V. I am looking...
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    [SOLVED] Two pairs of RAM but same speed?

    Hello. I have 2x4gb 1600Mhz Samsung memory, I was wondering if I could add a pair of 8gb memory clocked at the same speed without running into issues or it would be better if I bought another pair of the same 4gb RAMs I already own? It is really important to me since getting the 8gb pair would...
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    [SOLVED] NOOB question - does DDR 3 come in different speeds?

    Dear Anyone. Just updated my ancient Windows XP computer to 64-bit ancient Windows 7 (spot the hidden dinosaur!) I know my computer is DDR-3 memory. Right now it's got 3 2-gig sticks in it - that's what it came with when I bought it sometime last century! I want to take advantage of the...
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    Question No POST after incompatible memory installed.

    I tried installing 2 sticks of DDR3 memory taken from an AMD AM3+ system on a Gigabyte B85M-HD3 motherboard. Which is an Intel system board of LGA1150 socket and it was working fine prior to this. The system booted into Windows successfully with each of those modules installed one at a time...
  39. Jeeves_0

    [SOLVED] New RAM stick compatibility issue laptop ASUS K550JX

    Hi. I recently decided to upgrade my 4GB ram to 8GB. The Laptop as said in the title is ASUS K550JX. CPU; I7 - 4720HQ RAM: 4GB DDR3 (Samsung M471BB5173EB0-YK0) GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950m HDD: Seagate 1TB 7200 The brand new stick I bought is the same...
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    [SOLVED] Best Budget power supply for my rig?

    I'm running a Geforce GT 640 in my pc right now. But my friend was nice enough to give me his old MSI N760 2GD5/OC but my power supply is not good enough to run it. Is there a way to run it without buying a new power supply? And if not what's the best one at a reasonable price for my rig...