Forum discussion tagged with DDR3.
  1. R

    Question RAM stick recognized in BIOS but not utilized when running

    Hi all, I recently purchased a SAMSUNG 32GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 32 GB Server Memory Model M386B4G70DM0-CMA RAM stick for an upgrade to my computer. My motherboard is an Asus Z97-A, which I read supports up to 32 GB and DDR3 memory. However, when I replaced my previous 2 sticks, 2x4...
  2. S

    Question Why, when 3 sticks, game performance is atleast 60% lower than two?

    Hi TH, I have recently been having some issues with my computer, I was getting tons of BSOD's to the point where I could no longer boot windows. Being me, I just tried re-installing windows. I had found this ROG Windows 10, it's pretty cool, it states performance increase for games and...
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    Question How to identifies kits of RAMs that will run at their advertised speeds WITHOUT requiring XMP or any other BIOS option tweak/change

    Want to upgrade a friend RAM to a 16GB kit which is the limit on his board but read that some kits require a specific BIOS option to run at the advertised speeds, which this board doesn't have The BIOS is extremely limited and there are no option to adjust/modify anything Ram related...
  4. J

    [SOLVED] Are my RAM compatible to each other, the CPU and Motherboard?

    Now that I know that my RAM is causing the issue of an BSOD, I want to know if my RAM is compatible with each other. I've did Memtest86 and the Memory diagnostics and nothing seemed to show up. I also want to know if it could be an issue of my Motherboard causing this issue. I get the BSODs...
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    Question So I just found out that 2 out of 4 of my sticks of ram are slower.

    Hello, So I am not particularly sure if this is REALLY a problem, however I have always wondered why sometimes I may have minor stuttering in some games. I was always thinking "is it my graphics card?", "is it my cpu?", etc. It might be because of how two out of four of my ram sticks are slower...
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    Question Planning to add more RAM, do I have to use ECC?

    Hello, I bought a while back a refurbished office PC with added graphics card, mainly for gaming. I would now want to add more RAM, as that seems to be the bottleneck in some games. Motherboard is Fujitsu Celsius W530 with Intel Xeon processor, so EEC/non-EEc is fine, double channeling is also...
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    Question MSI H61M-P31/W8 motherboard doesn't detect ram

    Hello, I have a MSI H61M-P31/W8 motherboard, and I have 2x4GB Samsung DDR3-12800 ram installed, but it does not detect all of the ram, only one stick, when I went into BIOS, it only says there is 4GB of physical ram installed, when I went to Windows, it says there is 4GB of ram installed, how do...
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    Question DDR3 RAM replacement/compatibility

    Greetings! I have a relatively old HP e9000 desktop unit with an Intel Core 2 Quad processor. The thing is crazy slow, but I'm hoping that a simple RAM upgrade might help a bit to make it useable as a first computer for my 7 year old. It has three sticks of Micron 2GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3...
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    Question Help me purchase proper ram...

    Guys, I am stuck in a problem. I have a 8 years old pc with motherboard foxconn-g41mxe, having processor Intel pentium dual core cpu 5500 at 2.80ghz And a 1gb ddr3 ram. Now I want to upgrade my memory to atleast 4gb. Anything above it will also be fine. Now I am not able to choose the...
  10. [SOLVED] My ram is 1866hmz but its only running on 666.5 mhz (1333 ghz i guess)

    so here is my problem my kingston hyperx 8gb ddr3 1866 ram (HX318C10F/8) only running at 1333 mhz on my motherboard which is asus p8h61-m lx3 r2.0 and i tried changing 1333 mhz to 1866 and 1600 mhz in bios ai tweaker but after changing it from 1333 mhz to 1866 or 1600 my screen goes black cpu...
  11. 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...
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    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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
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    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...
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    [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?
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    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?
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    [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...
  19. 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.
  20. 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...