Page 3 - Forum discussion tagged with DDR3.
  1. S

    [SOLVED] Wrong memory speeds

    Hello! I got corsair vengeance ddr3 (2x4gb) 1600mhz memory kit (MOBO: Asrock 970 pro3 & CPU: AMD fx-6300). In bios it shows possible frequencies but there is no 1600mhz, only 880, 1172, 1466, 1760, 2052, 2346, 2640. Which one should I pick or how do I get correct speeds appear in bios. Sticks...
  2. 5leadgaming

    [SOLVED] RAM Question Regarding Asus P5KC

    I have a question about this motherboard. As I have read online, you can either have 4 sticks of DDR2 memory up to 8gb, or have either 2 sticks of 2gb ddr3 or 1 stick of 4gb, but I have seen videos with this same motherboard and same BIOS version, that have 8gb of ddr3 memory, identified with...
  3. P

    [SOLVED] PC stuck in reboot loop when single RAM stick inserted

    Hi all, I have a system with 20gb of RAM (two 8GB sticks and two 2GB sticks). Just recently I figured out my 8GB sticks are faster than my 2GB sticks, so the net speed is slowed from 1866 to 1333 MHz. Therefore I want to only use the two 8GB sticks in dual mode. When I try to run my PC with...
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    Question ASUS Z-97A "Overclocking failed" then blue screen "Inaccessible boot drive" after installing new RAM

    Hi everyone, Today I received 2 new 8gb sticks of Crucial Ballistic Sport DDR3 - 1600 ram off of eBay to add to my already existing sticks of the same type. I put the new sticks in and assumed everything would be fine... it wasn't. My computer went into a reset loop and after manually...
  5. Nukero

    [SOLVED] I need help setting 2 different speed rams

    First of all, hi everyone and I hope everyone is staying healthy and safe at home! Soo I have these rams: 2x4gb DDR3 800MHz PC3-12800 from G.skill (9-9-9-24) 2x4gb DDR3 2400MHz Patriot PXD38G2400C11K Viper Xtreme (11-11-11-30) I've tested both of these set of rams and both sets run...
  6. T

    Question Computer won't boot to bios with new ram

    I recently purchased 8gb ddr3 for my home server to update its 4gb ram. I checked all the specs and everything to make sure that the ram will work. I purchased the ram (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Axiom-8GB-PC3-10600R-DDR3-Server-Memory/283823259763 ) and installed it after removing the old 4gb...
  7. J

    [SOLVED] Is it worth buying more RAM (DDR3) or should I move to DDR4 (for gaming)

    Starting to notice games nowadays are requiring more and more RAM to run at peak performance. My current (relatively old) PC has 8GB DDR3 and I was wondering if it is more sensible to just buy 8GB more for around £40 or to switch out and completely upgrade? My current PC: 2 x 4GB DDR3 RAM i5...
  8. V

    [SOLVED] I can't make my 4x 2GB DDR3 RAM work (Acer G43T-AM4 LGA 775)

    Hello, i recently bought new mobo for my Intel Q8200 to upgrade my RAM from DDR2 to DDR3. Bought my new ones and there is a problem. PC only starts up whenever there is one of them, tried to do other configurations, but only this specific one is working. Worth to note: the one that works is...
  9. RealSmoke

    [SOLVED] Will 1866mhz ram work with a 1333mhz compatible motherboard?

    I want to upgrade my ram from 4 gigs to 8 and found this nice deal, the seller is willing to sell for only 30 euros! https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/computers-en-software/geheugens/m1516657940-kingston-hyperx-fury-8gb-2x4gb-ddr3-great-condition-ram.html?c=9b26ed2a557deff636f4f8b9c5b7a618 But...
  10. D

    [SOLVED] Hello Guys

    this are the supported RAMs <--- link to the supported rams .. I have a motherboard P6T SE with 6 dimm slots I have 2x4gb sticks of ram DDR3 10600u (Unbufered) Does adding a 1x8gb Stick with higher frenquency will cause any problems ..so i can go with 1x8 and 2x4 memmory =16GB of ran...
  11. yupu

    [SOLVED] ddr3 ram making beep sound when powering up?

    Hello, i have a pc that uses ddr3 ram, yeah yeah i know its old, anyways so recently one of my ram sticks died so i bought two used ddr3 ram sticks from a guy, so when i put the ones he sold me and power on the pc the pc beeps 3 times and theres no signal on my monitor. the beepinig only happens...
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    Question 5 pin connection for cpu and fan header on motherboard Dell 9010?

    SPECS: processor i5-3570, motherboard Q77 Dell motherboard, PSU: haven't decided yet, RAM: 8GB DDR3 from Dell 9010 Hello can someone please help i just took apart a dell 9010 system and decided to put in another case, after i installed into the new case i ran into problem because the...
  13. G

    [SOLVED] I want to update from i5-4590. What to choose?

    Hi guys my current build is i5-4590 GTX 1060 3GB Asrock B85M Pro3 DDR3 C9 1600MHZ 4x4GB/ 16GB Plextor M6S 128GB(Windows) Ive noticed that my CPU is not performing really well, when i play PUBG for example it gets to 100% CPU usage on medium settings and get fps drops and lag spikes. What...
  14. scoutsam22

    Question Asus m5a99x won't post with gtx 1070

    I have a system that I was gifted from a neighbor that has been giving me some trouble. The original system was; Asus m5a99x R.2, a fx 8350, 12gb of ram, and a gt 610. In this configuration the system booted fine (unless one of the tpu/epu switches was in the wrong spot) I could get into the...
  15. S

    Question New Ram installed, No display

    I wanted to upgrade my pc 1 GB ram installed already {1GB 1Rx8 PC3-8500U-07-10-ZZZ} NEW RAM {4GB DDR3 PC3 12800-1600MHz} When I replaced my RAM, CPU is turning on but there is no display. then again put my old ram in CPU everything works fine. please tell me how to solve this issue
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    [SOLVED] Ram compatibility with motherboard

    Will I be able to use HX318C10F/8 memory module with my ASUS M4A89GTD/PRO USB3 mboard? This is the RAM https://www.amazon.in/HyperX-1866MHz-Desktop-Memory-HX318C10F/dp/B00J8E91UO/ref=sr_1_3?crid=1PA4RHPQALHSL&keywords=8gb+ddr3+1600mhz+desktop+ram&qid=1580544803&sprefix=8gb+ddr3,aps,321&sr=8-3...
  17. RealSmoke

    [SOLVED] How well will fifa 20 run on my pc?

    Pretty much the title. Specs Are: Intel i5-760 (soon) GT 1030 Asus 2GB GDDR5 (soon) 8GB ddr3 1333 By soon i mean i will soon get these components to upgrade my current stuff.
  18. yupu

    Question is ram voltage important?

    hello, i have a dell optiplex 990dt, recently one of the ram modules i have died i guess, the pc basically dose not turn on when that ram module is on it, so i assumed its dead, so im looking for a ram module of 8gb ddr3 and ive just noticed ram sticks have different voltages but i just cant...
  19. S

    Question BSODs after upgrading to 16 GB

    Hello, I recently upgraded my Dell XPS 8700 from 8 GB of RAM to 16 GB, and I have been experiencing frequent BSODs. Here is the multiple things it has said the errors were: Unexpected kernel mode trap KMode exception not handled Driver power state failiure System_service_exception - What...
  20. O

    [SOLVED] Two Different Types of RAM

    Greetings all, I am currently using 8GB Crucial Ballistix Tactical Tracer 1866MHz DDR3 (9-9-9-27, 1.5V) and am looking to upgrade to 16GB but these are no longer available. Would I be able to add 2x 4GB Corsair Vengeance LP 1866MHz DDR3 (9-9-9-24, 1.5V) to these without any issues? Or would it...
  21. F

    [SOLVED] Memtest86 isn't booting

    Hey guys, so recently 2 of my DDR3 ram sticks got defect. I have only 4GB left now. So I'm getting a replacement. Corsair asked me to do a memtest with memtest86, so I downloaded it and installed it on my USB. When I tried to boot it there's nothing happening, It's giving me a black screen...
  22. G

    [SOLVED] 'Speccy' Reading Performance Incorrectly?

    Just slapped in my upgrade for the year (32GB memory) and ran into something i have never seen before. My speccy program thinks i am running my sticks at a much lower frequency than my BIOS and XTU does! My system is a bit older so my motherboard max RAM frequency is 1866MHz (increased from 1600...
  23. DarkReader

    Question Added new RAM, existing one died

    Have a 1x Corsair CMV4GX3M1A1333C9 ram for about 5 years with no problems. So, bought a new one, (exact same model as the one i have) Don't need them to work with dual mode, just more ram. So, i put the new ram the other slot (have only 2 slots so) When i turned the PC on, it does 3 beeps and...
  24. chaoyang

    [SOLVED] Using 3 out of 4 RAM Slots

    My motherboard have 4 RAM slot with the maximum ram capacity of 16 GB (DDR3). I am planing to buy an extra 4 GB of RAM however this leave me with one more empty slot, will this slow down my performance/ ram speed by any chance?
  25. C

    Question Are there any ddr3 to ddr adapters ?

    I have an unused ram stick that is ddr3 and I need a ddr stick for one build, any chance there is some adapter that lets me use the ddr3 one ?
  26. perek

    [SOLVED] P7P55D / i7-860 system upgrade

    Hello, I want to do some worthwhile upgrades to my PC I built a few years ago. I already installed an SSD but would like to add RAM and upgrade the graphics card. I currently have 4GB DDR3 1066 installed. I want to go to 16GB, can I install 2x8GB or do I have to use all four slots (4x4GB)...
  27. A

    Question ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570

    It's about my old laptops graphics card. The original one I had was this one HD4570 just a 512MB version instead 1GB Now I'm not sure about this one Another version of HD4570, would it work in my laptop? As I found out it's a DDR2 one and the original one was DDR3 but reading a bit on the...
  28. tplay2003

    [SOLVED] Can i overclock i5 3570 ( non k )

    Hello, i know ( non k ) processors are not fully unlocked for overclocking, but i heard there is a way to get the CPU reach from 3,40GHZ to 4,00Ghz. But can i do it or its just misinformation if we can call it that way. Also guys i will be happy if you also can tell me do i need a RAM upgrade...
  29. M

    [SOLVED] ddr3 1600mhz with 2x ddr3 1333mhz

    Hello, I'm always trying not to post as there are over 9000 threads with simillar issue but I've red at least 3000 and i can't seem to find the solution. Get ready for some old sheets. Deal is: I have 2x sticks of 2gb RAM with 1333mhz and they work together fine, registering at 667mhz in task...
  30. P

    Question Any way to deal with dual/single rank incompatibility?

    Hello, Currently I have 2x4 GB dual-rank DDR3 1333MHz memory sticks by GoodRam. The motherboard I'm using is GIGABYTE GA-Z170-HD3 DDR3. I have bought additional 2x4 GB single-rank (or "S" in the model name) DDR3 1333MhZ memory sticks by GoodRam, thinking it would be ok if I put them in...
  31. tap1or

    Question Upgraging RAM (4+4+8)GB?

    I'm looking to upgrade to 16gb. I currently have 2x4GB of 1600MHz ddr3 Crucial installed. My motherboard is MSI gaming 5 Z97 (supports up to 32GB, 4 slots). Is it okay to just buy the same brand and speed ram but an 8GB stick? Resulting in 4+4+8GB, leaving the 4th slot for future upgrades?
  32. PcQuestionPlease

    Question Request: Please verify max Mhz on ddr3 Kingston hyperx ram.

    Hello I spent around 4 hours today studying guides on toms hardware on how to flash my Bios & safely to enable X.M.P. My problem is in the bios it says x.m.p disabled(which is why I was going to flash the bios and update to new version), but that it is already at max mhz for my Hyperx fury...
  33. ethan206

    [SOLVED] Does my laptop support 16GB of RAM?

    I have a Dell Latitude E6520 with 8GB of 1333MHz DDR3 RAM and I want to put in 16GB of RAM in it. I recently upgraded my CPU from a i7 2640M to an i7 2760QM and while both do support 16GB of RAM, the i7 2760QM supports it at a higher clock of 1600MHz. So my first question is if my CPU supports...
  34. Y

    Question problem with ram

    i'm using a desktop with a core i5-4570 cpu on a gigabyte ga-h81m-s2pv motherboard and 2x4gb ddr3 ram operating windows 8.1 pro. recently i installed gigabyte app centre from their website and it updated 8 of my drivers. then after several hours suddenly the display went jerkingly blurred with...
  35. S

    [SOLVED] Will an i3 6100 with ddr3 ram bottleneck an RX580

    Yep you heard me. DDR3 on Skylake. I wanted to keep my ram during my upgrade around 4 years ago, I'm cheap <Mod Edit>. I've seen videos on youtube on how well it runs on skylake but this is with ddr4 ram. Which to my understanding is almost twice as fast as ddr3. Here's my setup: i3 6100 Asus...
  36. W

    Question HELP! having blue screens when installing new working ram

    i have had loads of problems recently concerning ram. i had a ram stick where i would receive the POST led code 55. so i stopped using that 8gb ram stick i now only use 1x8gb stick and everything runs fine. recently i bought another stick of ram because i thought my old one failed and when i...
  37. W

    [SOLVED] Trying to get some advice on DDR3 RAM replacements

    Hello, Below is my current setup. https://ibb.co/KctKt9q Not 100% sure but slow PC startup seems to get better when removing the RAM and resetting it a few times. I am thinking sticks may be fried, wanted to get something that can work with the z97 anniversary MOBO. I figured now is a good...
  38. G

    [SOLVED] is FP1 the front panel connecters in this motherboard?

    Its labled FP1 i uploaded inages of it just need to know if it is the right f-panel connecters or are they not the ones. Motherboard is intel h57 View: https://imgur.com/gallery/It9XlOn
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    [SOLVED] Is this a 550v power supply or a 230v power supply?

    I am confused to this power supply it is saying mwe 550 white 230v and would it be enough and safe for a gtx 960 2gb Power supply is Cooler Master MWE 550W 80PLUS White Power Supply -...
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    [SOLVED] motherboaard only has a serial port no hdmi port, vga, display port what to do?

    my Intel P55 Wide Use LGA1156 Desktop Accessories DDR3 Motherboard USB Interface doesn't have either a hdmi port, display port or vga port, only a serial port how do i get connect to my monitor? i can't get into the bios. I tried finding a adapter for serial port to hdmi i don't think they...