Page 2 - Forum discussion tagged with DDR3.
  1. 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...
  2. F

    [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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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.
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. A

    [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...
  14. U

    [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...
  15. T

    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...
  16. 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...
  17. A

    [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...
  18. K

    [SOLVED] CPU usage is constantly 100%

    I have some CPU problems, i asume, because my CPU usage seems to be at 100% nearly all the when i'm playing games and it's taking a toll on my framerate. (I'm mainly refering to CS:GO here, but the same happens with Destiny 2, Warzone, Fortnite, and games where there's a lot happening on the...
  19. Y

    Question HP Pro 3010 MT Memory/CPU issue.

    Hello everyone and thanks for reading. A few months ago I bought an old HP Pro 3010 MT with the following specs. MoBo: IPIEL-LA3 CPU: Pentium e5300 (775) HDD : 320Gb RAM: 4Gb DDR3 1066HZ As soon as it arrived home I tried to replace the pentium with a CORE 2 DUO E8500 I had laying around, after...
  20. Yosef Marcera

    [SOLVED] Limited PSU Options, Help!

    I recently bought a 2nd hand AMD R9 270X graphics card, slowly upgrading from a GT 520 (I know). I realized it requires two 6 pin PCIE cables which my current PSU doesn't have, and is recommended to be used with atleast a 500w PSU. My current PSU is a 450W Thermaltake TT-450PL1NH-1. My PC's...
  21. L

    [SOLVED] Difference between perfomance of dual channel and single channel ram settings.

    I have a ram (Kingston KVR16N11S84 4GB 1600MHz DDR3 CL11) and i want to buy another stick. But i can't find the same model on Amazon. So my question is if i used different Rams(like only model change). So how much performance difference there will be if i used same frequency ram?
  22. M

    [SOLVED] Installed GT 710; but pc hangs

    My Specs are: Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16 Ghz Dolgix 8GB (2*4GB) DDR3 RAM 1333MHz Asus NVIDIA GeForce 210 1 GB DDR3 Graphics Card (previous card) 480 ggb SSD Adata ZEB-G41-D3, LGA 775 Socket 1 PCI Express x16 slot Zebronics ZEB450W (DSATA 20 and 4 Pin) Economy Series Desktop Power Supply...
  23. J

    [SOLVED] Question about upgrading old system with DDR3 RAM

    Hi there! Looking to use my old computer for a little while longer as it is getting on in its years. Part List: Asus Z87-A Intel Core i5-4670K AMD RX 580 Samsung 840 Evo 250GB G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x4GB Computer is seeing 100% usage in ram and cpu on medium gaming loads, and...
  24. S

    [SOLVED] Adding an identical fourth DDR3 stick except for part number: potential issue?

    Hi everyone. I'm taking care of my uncle's PC, an old prebuilt Lenovo (should be IdeaCentre K430). I'm thinking of a couple of cheap upgrades, one of which would be adding a fourth stick of DDR3 RAM in order to switch to 16GB (4x4GB) full dual channel from 12GB (3X4GB) hybrid mode. Of course RAM...
  25. xpLoaDeD

    [SOLVED] no BIOS update for this motherboard?

    Hello guys, I cant find any BIOS update for this platform "GA-M68MT-S2 (rev. 1.3) " and im afraid the new DDR3 ram ive ordered wont work without it. Revision 3.1 has one or two BIOS updates but not the 1.3. Its this ok? Or they are not being shown? I mean, its strange it hasnt have any...
  26. xpLoaDeD

    [SOLVED] Will this RAM config work?

    Hello everybody, hope you are all fine and good. I have an old platform with this Motherboard : ASUS M5A78L-M LX with an only 4GB RAM stick at 1333mhz I want to upgrade to 8gb dual channel config. I can go with 2x4GB 1333MHz or 2x4GB 1600MHz On ASUS website it says : "2 x DIMM, Max. 16GB...
  27. manavjeetsinghkondal

    [SOLVED] Q8300 in zeb g41 d3 motherboard?

    Hi, i am having a processor as spare which is Q8300 Core 2 Quad (@2.50ghz,fsb-1333mhz) and i am using motherboard - zebronics zeb g41 d3 (no overclocking cpu option in ami bios only ram frequency change in overclock section) 6gb ram ddr3 @533mhz in dual (having ram frequency option uptill...
  28. C

    [SOLVED] Will Intel Core i5-9400F work with ddr3

    i have ddr3 memory and i wanted to know if i could upgrade to a Intel Core i5-9400F?
  29. dapto

    [SOLVED] PC randomly freezes after installing new RAM

    Hello, Yesterday i got my new 4GB ram stick and installed it, i had 2 of 4GB before, and after i installed the new ram stick so i can have 12GB of ram i got a new problem. Sometimes it boots normally and i can use my PC everything works perfectly and i can see all 12GB of ram are installed...
  30. T

    [SOLVED] New x79 build, using some old PC parts, DDR3 memory questions

    Background story: Bought one of those X79 LGA2011 socket boards off aliexpress ("mini" atx) for a budget build using what i can from my current (older) computer. I already have 2 x 8gb DDR3-2400 ram in it and i'm looking for more ram to take advantage of the additional 2 slots on this new mobo...
  31. M

    [SOLVED] Please suggest low-end GPU for G41 Motherboard, LGA 775 and core2duo processor

    my specs: e8500 core2duo 3.16 Ghz Dolgix 8GB (2*4GB) DDR3 RAM 1333MHz Asus NVIDIA GeForce 210 1 GB DDR3 Graphics Card ZEB-G41-D3, LGA 775 Socket 1 PCI Express x16 slot I am looking to upgrade to low-end 2 GB graphics card (not a gaming freak) for photoshop and editing purpose. Please suggest...
  32. V

    [SOLVED] Need help in upgrading my 6 years old laptop's RAM

    Hi all. I have almost 6 years old Lenovo Z50-70 Laptop with 4 gb RAM which I need help in upgrading by adding 8 gb RAM. After going through lot of tutorials and articles for choosing compatible RAM, I become confused since I can't even determine what kind of RAM I am already having (please refer...
  33. P

    [SOLVED] Can I use this RAM on my motherboard? (Spec and Pic added)

    Mother board: Asus H81M-K CPU : Intel i5 4690 I want to upgrade to 2x8GB . Does this RAM compatible? I am getting this in really good price. ADATA ADDU 1600W8G 11-s DDR3L 1600(11) 8GX16 U-DIMM 10242757
  34. morgansfam

    [SOLVED] Intel Gm45 Ram Confusion.

    Hi friends, My notebook's model is sony vaio vgn-fw260 and mainboard's chipset is GM45. In intel datasheet it emphasizes GM45 supports both DDR2 and DDR3. So i purchased DDR3 type RAM to upgrade. But i realized pin configuration of DDR2 and DDR3 not same, so couldnt utilize DDR3. Is there any...
  35. ScarfWizard

    [SOLVED] Very specific motherboard

    Is there such a thing as a motherboard with am4 or better socket as well as ddr3 ram? All the one's i've seen have been ddr4. I'd like to be able to upgrade my cpu and board without having to replace all my ram. Thank you!
  36. Atherak

    [SOLVED] Possible faulty memory stick

    Hello, I have 4 memory sticks G.Skill TridentX 2133 16GB 2x8 CL9, bought separatedly (2 and 2). My MOBO is GA-Z97X-Gaming 5, so no issues here. I have installed the 4 sticks together and my PC turns on but it stares at black screen, cannot do anything only restart. Then I have tried the memory...
  37. blue_rays

    [SOLVED] Timing Bottleneck? (2x4GB CL9 + 2x4GB CL11)

    Hi there, I've got an Asus P8Z77-V mobo and I use 2x4GB Corsair Vengeance CL9 1600MHz as a dual-channel memory on it. My current mainboard profile uses them at 1333MHz freq. I'm not gonna OC or change this profile for a while (Maybe later) I'm going to add another 2x4GB memory but I'm...
  38. Tapogam

    Question Need to upgrade ram but can't find same brand ram. What to do? HELP!

    Hello everyone, I want to upgrade my single channel ram setup to dual-channel from ram capacity from 8GB to 16GB but I am unable to find the same brand ram in the market. They're showing out of stock since this Covid-19 affected us. Currently, I am using this ram in my PC (Corsair vengeance...
  39. O

    [SOLVED] DDR3 vs DDR4 - Memory Consumption?

    Hello, I am getting a new laptop, my old laptop is current on the older ddr3 generation for memory and a I5 4200U. I'm deciding whether to get 8 or 16GB. I'm browsing the web for these newer Mid / High Range laptops with the new 10th Gen, previous 9th, 8th, and AMD Processors. Most seem to...
  40. R

    Question XPM not found

    First I will say the necessary information: Placa GA-P55-USB3 (Rev 2.0) Intel Xeon x3480 16GB RAM 4x4GB G.Skill Ripjaws X DDR3 2400 PC3-19200 CL11 Well my board supports 4GB modules at maximum 2200Mhz. When installing everything well, I get into the BIOS, apply the XMP profile "Profile 1"...