Forum discussion tagged with DDR4.
  1. dnm_13

    Question Poor RAM performance even on XMP and overclock

    I own Corsair Vengeance RGB RT 16Gb x 2, with XMP profile 3600MHz @ 16CL Tested with memtest86 (on XMP), no error were found so it's all good But on benchmark test (userbenchmark), it performed poorly and the site said mine had high latency (71.3ns) Even on overclock setting, 4000MHz 1.480V...
  2. D

    [SOLVED] RAM question: old model or newer one?

    Hey all, I need some help with a decision. So 4 years ago I built my PC, and while doing that I bought this 8gb ram stick- "G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 8GB 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 2400 (PC4 19200) Intel Z170 Platform/Intel X99 Platform Desktop Memory Model F4-2400C15S-8GVR". Now I am falling short...
  3. D

    Question Should I buy this RAM or get another one??

    Hey all, I need some help with a decision. So 4 years ago I built my PC, and while doing that I bought this 8gb ram stick- "G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 8GB 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 2400 (PC4 19200) Intel Z170 Platform/Intel X99 Platform Desktop Memory Model F4-2400C15S-8GVR". Now I am falling short...
  4. bloodedbythought

    [SOLVED] Can 16GB DDR4 modules be misrecognized as 8GB in BIOS?

    I have two Corsair Vengeance DDR4 modules (32GB total, 2x16GB / CMW32GX4M2D3600C18) in an ASRock B450M Pro4 board in slots A2/B2. In the bios the memory modules are only recognized as 8GB modules instead of 16GB, and auto running at 2133Mhz. Is this even possible?
  5. Daniel_mc

    Question It's a good practice use two ram memories with different frecuency speed and capacity?

    I have two different rams, both are from the same manufacturer (Kingston) and both are DDR4, one is 1067Mhz with a 4gb capacity and the other is 1333Mhz with an 8gb capacity. I know that if I want to use a combination like this, I need to use the lower frequency of the two. In the Windows Task...
  6. A

    Question Soyo B660m Classic motherboard

    Hi. Recently I was thinking of a budget motherboard and i got a lot of recommendations but most of them either not available in my country or if I went to newegg or Amazon shipping will be double the mobo price so I have looked and Found a Mobo in Aliexpress Called: Soyo B660m Classic I have...
  7. SeverinV

    Question Building a pc now. Should i focus on ddr4 or ddr5 ?

    Hey, I checked the effectiveness of ddr4 compared to ddr5 and the difference is not a big one. So I am wondering if it is worth buying the ddr4 system? For example, 32 GB of ddr4 3600 cl16 is a roughly similar price to ddr5 4800. Thanks for the info,
  8. SeverinV

    Question If memory isn't on mainboard supported list, does it mean it won't work ?

    So I am deciding about picking up the mainboard for my new pc. Asus ROG STRIX Z690-A is one of the options. When I check the supported ram list for this mainboard i do not G.Skill Ripjaws V, DDR4, 32 GB, 3600MHz, CL16 (F4-3600C16D-32GVKC) on it. Does it mean it won't work on it ? Also, I tried...
  9. M

    Build Advice New Build: i5 12600k/ RTX 3060Ti/32GB RAM (DDR4)

    Hello. I'm putting together a new computer build as I've been using the same one for over 9 years now (an i5 4670K/ GTX 770/16gb RAM with Windows 7). I decided on an i5 12600k/ RTX 3060Ti/32GB RAM (DDR4) build and hoped I could get some feedback on the parts chosen: PCPartPicker saved build...
  10. jinqty

    Question change 16GB 3000mhz to 3600mhz or add them together?

    Hello, It's been years since I made a post. I hope you guys are doing well. I have a situation that I've never had before. I usually buy and replace my memory but in this case, I currently have 16GB 3000mhz cl15, and I just bought an additional 16GB but this time it's 3600mhz cl18. Should I use...
  11. Question Help with RAM

    Alright so heres my system, CPU: i5 12600kf Motherboard: Gigabyte B660M DS3H DDR4 (updated to the F5 bios) RAM: RAM Patriot Viper Steel DDR4, 3600MHz, 16GB (2 x 8GB) (I believe the sku is PVS416G360C8K ) GPU: Powercolor red devil RX 6700XT PSU: Some 900w from antec So my thing is, When i try to...
  12. O

    Question DDR4 Memory Problems

    X570 + 3700x Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 2x8 3600 Part Number: CMK16GX4M2D3600C18 Hi Everyone, I've got quite a strange memory problem, hopefully you can help me. I had my ram OC to 3733, with the main timings reduced by -1. I've had my Memory running like this for over a year now...
  13. S

    [SOLVED] Is it okay to enable XMP on single channel memory ?

    1x Team Group T-Force Vulcan 3200 DDR4 Will there be any performance gain or will be worse ? Planning to buy another stick but in the future . Thank you .
  14. OkitoHq2

    [SOLVED] I have 8gb ram but my pc in games uses only 4 gb of ram what is happening?

    Hello, i have ddr4 system with 2x4 8gb ram 2 weeks ago I used my pc without gpu. (acctually i bought this pc from store without gpu) and i decided to buy gpu for this pc for the first time. I bought Palit StormX Gtx 1050 2gb gddr5 for my pc. i deleted all drivers with DDU, and downloaded nvidia...
  15. EhdiWow

    [SOLVED] XMP 4 sticks of DDR4 on Z690 motherboard

    Hello! im New here! and need some idea Re: XMP of 4 sticks of DDR4 on Z690 motherboard Im planning to make and upgrade from skylake to alderlake but still on ddr4 platform. currently using 4 x 8GB Dominator Plats 3600mhz XMP Im wondering if xmp will works on Z690 ddr4 platform with the 4...
  16. L

    Question RAM speed for i5-7200U

    Can I use DDR4 16GB 3200 MHz RAM for my Intel i5-7200U processor or should I get the DDR4 16GB 2400 MHz?
  17. SierraArgo

    [SOLVED] Should I Wait?

    Hi all, I wanted to ask for opinions on an upgrade. Currently, I am running an x370 board that is getting a bit long in the tooth. It is no longer getting firmware updates so support for some of its features is fading fast, and so I wanted to upgrade. Is it worth waiting for AMD's DDR 5...
  18. [SOLVED] Understanding 12th gen CPUs memory controller limitations ?

    Greetings and happy new year to all 🥳🎄 ! This is a theoretical question, please consider I'm not building a new rig and don't need any advices like "there won't be performance benefit" or "best available options right now to go with". Now I really hope someone will answer this question, at...
  19. H

    [SOLVED] Does my config make sense? (memory timings)

    Hi, I would like someone with experience in memory overclocking have a look at what I did. I have little to no experience with memory OC. I needed memory for my home server and I wanted to spend as little money as possible. I ended up with 2 kits of G.SKILL F4-2666C19D-32GIS. The specs are...
  20. FA7A2

    [SOLVED] USB 3.2 Gen 1 Header not compatible with case?

    PC Part Picker states " Note:Corsair 5000D AIRFLOW ATX Mid Tower Case has a front panel USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A port, but the Gigabyte Z690 GAMING X DDR4 ATX LGA1700 Motherboard does not have sufficient USB 3.2 Gen 1 headers. The case USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A port will not be usable. "...
  21. T

    [SOLVED] Help me decide between DDR4 and DDR5?

    I am finally building a new rig (mine is from 2015 with some upgrades in 2017). I am getting an Intel Core i7 12700K, along with a Z690 motherboard from Gigabyte (the Aorus Master. Naturally I assumed that DDR5 would be better by default, since it's newer and has higher clock speed, all the way...
  22. Dubkiss

    [SOLVED] Acer Nitro 5 AN515-52

    Hi My friend use his notebook for daily tasks and gaming notebook specification are : i5 8300H GTX 1050 8GB DDR4 500GB hard disc paired with Intel Optane 3 day ago his...
  23. J

    [SOLVED] Bought two (equal) sets of (2x8 GB) RAM, hoping to have 32 GB of ram for cheap but...

    They are Two sets of Silicon Power Gaming Series DDR4 16GB (8GBx2) 3200MHz CL16. Would I face issues using two sets of RAM on my computer? I read an article on buying ram after I ordered the product during Black Friday deals🤦‍♂️, which recommends to buy 1 set of the ram capacity I need. (I...
  24. R

    [SOLVED] Potential issue with RAM? Hard crash, mix of black screen and inverted colours.

    Hello, I recently decided to build a new system, my old system was about ~7-8 years old and starting to show its age. I elected to switch to the following components: i7 4770k -> i7 12700k GTX 980 -> RTX 3080 16 GB Corsair Vengeance 1866 MHz (DDR3) -> 32 GB G Skill Ripjaw V Series 3600 MHz...
  25. kioharumi

    [SOLVED] Memory Timings not sync 100% to exact value and have decimals.

    I've used DRam Ryzen Calculator with my DDR4-4000MHz CL16 (F4-4000C16D-32GTRS ). Max with that software is at frequency of 3866MHz. Running at stock DOCP 4000MHz, RAM works fine, but 5900x CPU's FClock won't play nice in my case if i set to 2000MHz (1:1) ratio. System will always have CRITICAL...
  26. pritamthecoder

    [SOLVED] Compatibility of two different frequency RAMs

    I have an intel i5 6500 processor desktop. It has an 8 GB Corsair 2400 MHz RAM. Currently, I want to add one more 8GB stick. But unfortunately, the same RAM is unavailable and I have to go with 8GB Corsair 3000 MHz RAM. I have the motherboard of Gigabyte H110M-DS2-CF (check). I can understand...

    [SOLVED] 12900k RAM XMP issues.

    Hello everybody, First time poster, long time reader. I recently upgraded to a 12900K and got the Gigabyte Z690 Gaming X DDR4 motherboard to go along with it. I kept my ram from my previous build, G.SKILL TridentZ for the Z370/X299 chipset (I just realized that it was for this chipset)...
  28. T

    [SOLVED] 2 or 4 sticks on a MSI MPG X570 GAMING EDGE WIFI

    Would I do well to only fill two DIMM slots instead of all four on a MSI MPG X570 GAMING EDGE WIFI. I have 32gb of 3200 but am looking at 64gb @3600. I do not game anddo not plan on messing with OCing or doing much in the way of tweaking (maybe only XMP) as I hope that the FLCK and UCLK are...
  29. M

    [SOLVED] Kingston Fury Renegade compatibility with AMD B550 chipset?

    Hello, I am considering to buy one of two modules Kingston HyperX Fury HX436C18FB3/32 or Kingston Fury Renegade Black KF432C16RB/32 . Both should not have big performance differences, I guess, but Renegade is newer RAM. So there is compatibility question. My motherboard is Gigabyte B550M DS3H...
  30. H

    [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?
  31. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Do Ryzen 9 CPUs take advantage of RAM speed out of the box ?

    Good day, I would just like to know if Ryzen 9 CPUs take advantage of RAM speeds out of the box, like when you first plug the CPU into the system, does it utilizes the RAM speed right away? Like what they told about the previous 3000 series Ryzens, wherein they said those take advantage of high...
  32. T

    [SOLVED] Is the crucial RAM CT2K4G4DFS6266 2 x 4gb dual module kit compatible with the Asus ROG Swift B450-F gaming motherboard

    Hi, I am hoping to buy this RAM for my asus ROG swift B450-F motherboard and wanted to check if it is compatible first. I asked on the amazon UK if it was compatible and the response I got was no but with no explaination, so I was hoping to double check, and if it isn't compatible then I was...
  33. A

    [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...
  34. A

    [SOLVED] Corsair Memory cmk16gx4m2z2400c16 vs CMK16GX4M2B3200C16

    Hi I have gigabyte aorus gaming 7 wifi X470 with AMD Ryzen 7 2700X installed with CORSAIR 2X8 GB cmk16gx4m2z2400c16 . I would make it 32 GB, but in my country its very rare. the possibility series that I found is 2x8GB CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 I don't gaming but I used my PC to programming. While...
  35. M

    [SOLVED] Is it perfectly fine to by 2x8Gb sticks twice (32GB) for Gaming?

    I'm looking to buy 32gb of ram for a gaming setup, not sure if I should buy 4x8gb for slightly more money or can I just buy two sets 2x8gb for cheaper? Apparently some identical kits of 2x8 can come in either dual or single rank. Will I be losing on performance if I buy two identical kits...
  36. V

    Question New memory stick for my ASUS TUF FX505DT notebook?

    I am looking to buy a new memory stick for my ASUS TUF FX505DT notebook, but I am not sure which memory will be compatible as well provide good performance. I searched and have decided on HyperX HX424S14IB2/8. I am not sure whether HyperX RAMs are compatible with Ryzen or not? Please guide me...
  37. MusiB

    [SOLVED] DRAM vs DSRAM + which should I buy for my pc-build

    Hi guys, 1) I'm pretty new on this website and also this is my first time building my own PC. I came across the terms DRAM and DSRAM while deciding which RAM I should buy. I would appreciate it if someone can tell me the difference between these two terms. 2) I would also want to ask advice...
  38. A

    [SOLVED] Asus Prime B-450 Plus problems with two RAM banks

    Hi, I have a PC configured in this way: CPU: Ryzen 5 2600 Scheda Madre: Asus Prime B-450 Plus RAM: 16GB (2x8GB). I opened my case and removed the CPU fan and the CPU in order to put the thermal between CPU and fan. After that, I installed CPU and CPU fan again but I have problem with the RAM...
  39. MattK91

    [SOLVED] Additional RAM causing to not recognize Display

    Appreciate in advance as I’m pretty new to computer troubleshooting. I bought a prebuilt iBuyPower PC. It currently has 2x8GB 3200 DDR4 Adata XPG BW41 inserted. All the research I have done, I couldn’t find the same model number to order two more sticks of the same ram, so I went with the same...
  40. A Gamer

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5600x undervolt can make memory unstable

    Like the title says, Recently i had some weird fatal error while playing a game that i should check my game with scan & repair. I have never had seen this error before. When googling the error i didn't found much only it being about the GPU drivers pretty much. Now i tought by myself what if...