Forum discussion tagged with ddr5.
  1. Z

    Question Motherboard keeps showing code A6?

    Hi everyone, I recently built a new computer and have been running into an intermittent issue related to my RAM (I think). After I got windows installed and got everything updated (BIOS, chipset, etc.) I restarted my system and configured EXPO. I enabled it and left the profile to auto, which...
  2. Danilovic00

    Question What do you think about this pc and what would you change?

    Gpu: Rx6700xt Cpu: Intel i5-12400f Mothrboard: Gigabyte H610M S2H Memory: 2x8gb ddr5 5200mhz, cl36 Psu: FSP Hyper 80+ pro 700w SSD: Crucial 1tb p3 plus m.2 Case: Areocool Cylon White and should i go with windows 11 with this motherboard?
  3. R

    Question Dual channel RAM issue ?

    I've been using this PC for approximately 6 months perfectly well from Jan to June. One day, it failed to POST, so I took it to the store. They diagnosed the issue as a malfunctioning RAM module, replaced it, and the PC booted up fine. It worked perfectly well for the next 6 days, but on the 7th...
  4. T

    Question Questions and advice for mid-range gaming PC build

    Hi! Currently building a PC for someone, haven't done that in a long time so I'm a bit out of the loop hardware-wise. Looking for any kind of feedback on the following build. Was wondering a few particular things: 1) We went for a DDR5 build so they could upgrade it long term. Is it worth to...
  5. M

    Question G.Skill Trident Z5 RGB vs G.Skill RipJaws S5 with the same frequency and timings, performance?

    F5-6400J3239G32GX2-TZ5RK G.Skill Trident Z5 RGB vs F5-6400J3239G32GX2-RS5K G.Skill RipJaws S5, both rams seem to have the exact same specifications except for physical ones, like size, heatsink & so on, should I expect their performance to be identical if I'm not overclocking "aside from using...
  6. jnjnilson6

    Question GDDR5 Dedicated VRAM versus DDR5 System RAM ?

    I am perfectly aware that GDDR5 dedicated vRAM (first to have come with the Radeon HD 4870 in 2008) is greatly different from DDR5 system memory which has come out shortly onto the market. I know my question may not be answered fully and entirely correctly, however, I would like to pose it...
  7. M

    Question are these ram kits exactly the same in performance, & compatibility "32GB vs 64GB"?

    according to tomshardware this memory (they benchmarked the 32GB 2x16GB), is one of the best DDR5 available rn for intel platforms, G.Skill Trident Z5 RGB Series DDR5 6400 CL32-39-39-102 1.40V, there is an F5-6400J3239G32GX2-TZ5RK (64GB 2x32GB) and an F5-6400J3239G16GA2-TZ5RK (32 2x16GB), I was...
  8. D

    Question Asus or Gigabyte?

    What motherboard would you choose to build: 1. Asus ROG Strix B650E-F Gaming WiFi or, 2. Gigabyte Aorus B650 Pro AX Both will come with AMD AMD RYZEN 9 7900X processor 1. Asus will have 64 GB DDR5 memory for $550 or 2. Gigabyte will have 32 GB DDR5 memory for $604 I already bought the...
  9. G

    Question Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR5 only working at 4800 and not 6000 (yes already tried XMP and doesn't work)

    hello, I just installed a DDR5 Corsair 16GB x2 on my asus prime Z790A motherboard. It runs fine although it's detected at BIOS only at 4800 mhz and not 6000 mhz. On asus RAM compatibility checker we have: Corsair CMT32GX5M2X6000C36 and my product id is CMH32GX5M2D6000C36 so it's just one...
  10. D

    Question AMD DDR5 memory support confusion ?

    Hi, So, I'm building a budget AMD DDR5 build for a friend. It's the first time I've built a DDR5 machine so am being super careful. So I price up a rig on PC part picker (see here:https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/7TVrJM ). But, when I come to double checking the compatibility on the motherboard...
  11. V

    Question Best DDR4 ram memory update for 5800x3d?

    Hi first of all I need to mentioned that now I have 2 sticks of DDR4 on 3600mhz cl16 (16-19-19-19-39) single ranked Hynix Ok what is the best DDR4 ram kit to get for update for my 5800x3d? :] - 4 sticks from 8gb = 32gb 4000mhz cl16 (16-16-16-32) dual ranked (cost 200$) - or it will be...
  12. kxrel

    Question RAM/CPU Problem / Cant get into BIOS feel like I tried everything ASUS B760i Gaming Wifi

    Hey, yesterday I finally finished building my PC. When I started it for the first time everything was working well and I left it on to download some games over night. When I woke up I took it apart again just to clean up some cables etc. the only thing I disconnected was the Pcie Riser Cable...
  13. Aaron4456

    Question Ddr5 xmp issue

    I recently purchased a prime z790-p wifi, 13700k, and g.skill ripjaw s5 6000 16x2gb memory. For reasons unknown to me, I am having issues getting it to run at the advertised speed. Xmp only results in an endless loop and will not boot. Manually setting it to higher speed does the same. I noticed...
  14. Wolfseye

    Question Looking for RAM for the MSI MPG Z790 EDGE WIFI (DDR4 & DDR5)

    Hi guys, i am thinking of getting the following Mainboard & CPU: - Intel i7 13700k - MSI MPG Z790 EDGE WIFI (DDR4 Version or DDR5 Version) I would love to use either G.Skill Trident Z RGB or Corsair Dominator, each 64 GB. For the DDR5-Version, i think a 6000er would be fine. 2x32 GB. For...
  15. consptheory77

    Question "DDR5 at 4.4GHz is slower than DDR4 at 3.6GHz" - is this true?

    So I ordered "open box" 4800Mhz RAM from Beach Audio but it won't be here until Tuesday and I'm supposed to build my new desktop on Sunday so I quickly got Best Buy to a delivery of the same type by tomorrow, or, almost the same, it's 5600Mhz, and yes I do want 64GB ultimately so I guess I'll...
  16. M

    Question New Motherboard Seems To Destroy RAM

    I'm building a new desktop rig for photo editing. Because memory is key, I picked a motherboard that takes up to 128GB. BIOS / UEFI Version 6.05 ME Firmware - CPU - Intel Core i9-13900K 3 GHz 24-Core LGA 1700 Processor CPU Fan - ARCTIC Liquid Freezer II 420 Motherboard - ASRock...
  17. Trippy Experience

    Question How to keep RAM RGB LEDs ON? When in sleep mode.

    It was working fine (always on) in sleep mode. now it turns OFF all of a sudden. Help! I'd like to keep it ON! In sleep mode.
  18. T

    Question RAM suggestions for gaming?

    Hi all, I am planning on upgrading my PC soon, specs so far: GPU: 4070 or 4070ti CPU: 13700k CPU cooler: Noctua NH-D15 Storage: WD BLACK SN770 TB or Samsung 970 evo plus 2tb NVME Case: Corsair 4000D ATX PSU: Corsair RM850x I don't really know what memory kit to buy. I only use my PC for gaming...
  19. rwayne

    Question Does the AMD 7000 series have slow boot times?

    I have been seeing videos stating that the boot times for the AMD 7000 series / AM5 platform is very slow. Like 45 seconds or more. From what I understand this is from the AM5 board trying to gauge the speed of the DDR5 ram. Was this just an issue early adopters had which got eventually...
  20. E

    Question supported rams by AMD Ryzen™ 5 7600 cpu

    Hi, i see supported memories by AMD Ryzen™ 5 7600 cpu as follows - 2x1R DDR5-5200 2x2R DDR5-5200 4x1R DDR5-3600 4x2R DDR5-3600. 1. what does 1R,2R etc mean? 2. cant i use 6000mhz ddr5 ram with this cpu or anything more than 5200mhz? 3. do i get performance gain for using rams higher than 5200...
  21. F

    Question Upgrade to the AM5 platform?

    Hello, so I'm considering upgrading my several-years-old PC. What I have: What I may buy: Are the components fully compatible? What issues may I have? Is the upgrade good overall (don't pay attention to the GPU - it will get its upgrade sometime too)? And what concerns me is that Zen 4...
  22. E

    [SOLVED] DDR5 RAM not stable with XMP

    I have a newly built PC with DDR5 RAM and today I tried to enable XMP for the first time. Booting to Windows hasn't resulted in any issues so far. First pass of Memtest86+ was ok, but the second pass resulted in 4 errors. I'm not an OC expert at all, so I could use some direction as to what I...
  23. H

    [SOLVED] Z790 motherboard and 4 x 32GB DDR5 sticks won't boot (DRAM status LED on) ?

    I ordered two sets of the parts listed here (one for myself, one for a friend): https://pcpartpicker.com/list/mpsBVw I guess the most relevant components are: (1) Intel Core i9-13900K (2) Two sets of Corsair Vengeance 64 GB (2 x 32 GB) DDR5-5200 CL40 (3) Gigabyte Z790 AORUS ELITE AX ATX We...
  24. rwayne

    [SOLVED] Rate this AM5 Build

    Tom's forum community, I would appreciate it if you would please rate this build and provide recommendations on any components below which would serve as better replacements far as quality or price. Stronger CPU? 💪 Stronger PSU? 💪 Better frequency / timings on the Ram? ⏲ Better native...
  25. Endre

    Question Which DDR5 RAM modules are the fastest by default (no XMP)?

    Hello! I am looking for parts that I'll eventually buy & use for my next build, next year. I am looking for DDR5 RAM modules that run at the fastest possible speed by default @1.1V, no XMP. This is the fastest DDR5 kit I came across: Corsair SKU CMK32GX5M2A4800C34 (2x16GB DDR5-4800 CL34...
  26. K

    Question Ram downclocking to 4000mhz from 6000mhz upon restart sometimes

    Hello ive recently build a new PC with a i9 13900k z970-f gaming wifi motherboard 4090 and also 32gb corsair dominator platinum rbg ddr5 ram and im having an issue. Basically sometimes randomly i will try to restart my pc and everything will shut off but the fans and pc will stay on and my...
  27. worldblues

    Question DDR5 5200Mhz CL36 Intel-XMP 8GB + 8GB + 16GB will run in dual-channel?

    My Z790 motherboard only support dual-channel config and I'm currently running DDR5 5200Mhz CL36 8GB+8GB in dual channel, planning to go 32GB but is it good if I just get a single DIMM of 16GB of the same brand and specs and just do 8+8+16? Will it actually still run dual-channel because I've...
  28. mrmaruniversal

    [SOLVED] ASUS TUF Z790 D4 Compatibility DDR5

    The titles speaks for itself. Can the ASUS TUF Z790 and Z690 D4 Models support DDR5. Their point is to be compatible with DDR4 but that being when a consumer gets DDR5 can it be replaced or do they need to purchase the NON-D4 model. Thank you!
  29. T

    Question DDR5 read/write CRC support in latest CPUs (AM5 and LGA 1700)

    Do latest AMD Ryzen CPUs (Zen 4) support DDR5 read/write CRC feature? If I am not mistaken, Intel 13-generation CPUs do not support this: "Alert: This signal is used at command training only. It is getting the Command and Address Parity error flag during training. CRC feature is not supported"...
  30. K

    [SOLVED] my motherboard says it takes DDR5 6400 ram, would DDR5 4800 cause memory problems?

    Just built a new computer and it keeps restarting. Finally got windows 11 to tell me it's a memory problem. I've tried each stick (I have 4 sticks of 32GB DDR5 4800 corsairs vengeance(ik WAY TOO MUCH but I felt like it)) on its own and windows 11 always crashes.
  31. MoeNAGY23

    Question DDR5 32GB 7200 RAM on MAXIMUS Z790 Hero

    My 4th build with CPPC, just placed an order yesterday. CHASSIS: CORSAIR ICUE 7000X RGB CPU: Intel® Core™ Processor i9-13900KS AIO: CORSAIR iCUE H170i ELITE 420mm LCD SSD: 1TB SAMSUNG 990 PRO M.2 SSD: 2TB Samsung 870 QVO-Series RAM: DOMINATOR® PLATINUM RGB 32GB (2x16GB) DDR5 DRAM 7200MHz C34...
  32. D

    Question How do I speed up my ddr5 RAM

    Motherboard-6600 RAM-6400(3200) Bios says-4400 DRAM Freq-1794.8 +- Why are there so many conflicting numbers? Do I have to add voltage to the ram to get faster speeds? I tried overclocking. There is a "profile" for lack of a better term. XMP or something that says 6000 something but when I...
  33. A

    Question Asus B650E-E cannot go to sleep with EXPO RAM

    PC won't wake from sleep when enabling EXPO. It can go to sleep successfully but can never wake from it and require full restart. I am using Corsair Vengeance 2x32GB 6000MHz Ram. I can stomach the long post times but not being able to sleep the PC is a deal breaker and I also don't want to run...
  34. A

    [SOLVED] Upgraded PC - Boot issues with probable issue with the RAM

    Hello! I've very recently bought upgrade parts to my computer! I bought a new motherboard, AMD CPU, 2 sticks of DDR5 ram and a noctua cooler. Used to have an old INTEL system with: CPU - i7-4790 MB - MSI H97M RAM - 4 sticks with 4gb PSU - Cooler Master B500 500W ___ NEW AMD SYSTEM: Motherboard...
  35. hyperflux

    Question Compatibility Issues with High-End PC Build (ROG Z90 Hero Mobo and 128GB DDR5 RAM) ?

    Hello, I need some help troubleshooting compatibility issues with my motherboard and RAM (Asus ROG Maximus Z790 Hero motherboard and 2x64GB kits/4x32GB sticks of GSkill Trident Z5 DDR5 6000mHz CL32 RAM), plus some general guidance on how to proceed with the following situation. Any general...
  36. Chronos_D

    Question New build just turns off randomly ?

    -Gigabyte B650 Pro AX - Motherboard -Ryzen 9 7900x - CPU -Superflower Leadex SE Platinum - PSU -No discrete GPU yet -32gb 2x16 Gskill Flare x5 6000mhz EXPO - Memory -Thermaltake View 51 - Case -Corsair iH150 lcd screen -tried Windows 11 pro 64 bit, Ubuntu and Arch Linux I just built this PC...
  37. A

    Question Can't get RAM & CPU to sync - XMP failing - games crashing

    Hello! I've built my new dream PC, but I can't get to stabilize: CPU = Intel i7 12700k MB = MSI MPG Z690 CARBON WIFI RAM = Corsair VENGEANCE DDR5 64GB (2x32GB) DDR5 5200 (PC5-41600) C40 1.25V - CMK64GX5M2B5200C40 PSU = Thermaltake Toughpower GF3-1200W Bios = updated to the latest ver. Games...
  38. sdlamagra

    Question DDR5 RAM for 13700k or 13900k on a Z790 Mainboard

    Hi, i am looking for the best RAM 32GB Kit for my money. I have ordered the following RAM CMT32GX5M2X6000C36 (Dominator 6000 CL36 with 1.25V) and i am interessted if i should return it and buy another like with higher Speed or another with lower CL. I noticed that most of the RAM Kits then...
  39. vshvsh123

    [SOLVED] Crashes after 30min of gaming

    Hey guys I recently built a new PC Specs are Ryzen 7700x Rosewill CMG 850W 80 gold plus MSI PRO B650-P WIFI G.Skill Trident Z5 RGB DDR5 6000MHZ Zotac RTX 3080 12GB Samsung NVME SSD 980 Everything works great until I try and play some games. Been playing Modern Warfare 2 and New World. Both...
  40. J

    Build Advice Feedback on my $2000 content creation/gaming PC

    Hi All! Looking for some feedback or possible changes to my build that I created below... I already have a friend giving me his 1440p monitor. The build runs 2 SSDs since I need one for OS + programs & the other for projects/assets.. (and maybe a 3rd just for gaming) My List...