Forum discussion tagged with DRAM LED.
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    Question After putting together my Friends pc (my first am5 and ddr5) it wont post, and dram and cpu led are on.

    After fixing it up and doing everything as i have done 20+ times before, it didn't post and both dram and cpu led on the ez led diagnostic were on. I have tried reseting cmos, flashiong the bios to the newest version and testing both ram sticks both dualy and on their own in all the ram slots...
  2. J

    Question Upgraded GPU, now the DRAM LED keeps coming on ?

    Good Day To All, So to start off, here is the current PC Build: CPU: 2600k MOBO: ASUS P8Z68-V PSU: Cooler Master Elite V3 P600 SSD: SAMSUNG 870 EVO 1TB RAM: G.Skill F3-1866C10D-16GSR Sniper 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3-1866MHz (HERE IS THE PROBLEM) GPU: GeForce® GTX 1080 G1 Gaming 8G I very...
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    Question Baffling Situation - Windows hard crash - Orange DRAM Light on Asus Motherboard

    Hi everyone, Wondering if anyone has had this situation before. PC specs as follows: CPU: Ryzen 9 5950X GPU: Nvidia 4080 FE Motherboard: Asus Crosshair VIII Dark Hero RAM: Corsair 64GB Dominator Platinum 3600MHz CL16 PSU: Corsair HX1000i Storage: Samsung 990 Pro 2TB I recently returned from...
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    Question ASUS Motherboard Orange DRAM Light

    I am STUMPED I built my very first PC a few days ago and have since been battling with a constant orange DRAM light on the mobo The PC completely refuses to boot and the light is instant, it doesn't blink and immediately appears as soon as the computer is powered on. All of the fans, USB slots...
  5. Timboi

    Question (SOLVED) High End System won't POST/DRAM light orange on (first attempt worked for 30min fine then I lost display) ?

    EDIT #2: SOLVED: Took out 2 of the 48GB RAM sticks and now only using 2. Computer seems to have no issues at the moment. I will probably end up getting 4x32 GB sticks and hanging onto the 4x48GB until future updates from AMD. EDIT: *Partially Solved not POSTing *Partially Solved DRAM Debug...
  6. Quilin

    [SOLVED] PC Won't Boot With New Hardware

    So I just upgraded a few key components to my PC, specifically the Motherboard, CPU, and Ram. When I went to boot my PC for the first time, nothing happened, there's no POST or anything, the monitor doesn't seem to get a signal from the PC. There are some things that I've noticed with my...
  7. Ross1111

    [SOLVED] DRAM LED lit, no POST, run out of ideas to try

    Hello My PC had a sudden failure to reboot during a clean installation of Windows to a new SSD, DRAM LED lit orange on the motherboard and no POST. Can not reach BIOS. Tried a few of the obvious things like BIOS flashback and cmos reset but that didn't seem to work. Transferred CPU to a...
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    Question DRAM LED lights up while gaming / mining ?

    Hi, I've recently run into some issues with my PC. My PC specs are as follows: CPU: 5900x GPU: MSI Gaming X Trio 3080 (Replaced the backplate for one from EK, and replaced the thermal pads. Memory temps do not surpass 76c). MOBO: ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero RAM: G.SKILL Trident Z Neo (Model...
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    Hi, I have a MSI B450 Tomahawk Max and 2 8gb sticks of eam group Vulcan Z T-Force. My brother recently swapped our RAM as he wanted to test the differences and when I reinstalled my memory, everything lights up and powers on except for the fact that the DRAM LED stays lit and I can’t get onto...
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    [SOLVED] New PC not booting/

    Ing I just built a new PC (it's only my second) It doesn't boot, and it doesn't give any video signal, the DRAM mb led stay on for some seconds, than it turn off for a second and the CPU led turns on, then the CPU led turns off and the DRAM one turns on. If anybody knows what is the problem and...
  11. J

    Question PC Freezes, DRAM and VGA LED

    Basically title, when using my PC like I usually would it freezes and I have to restart it but when I turn it back on the DRAM and VGA LEDs on the motherboard both flash red. What does this mean? Most likely bad RAM? Thanks in advance. Motherboard: ASUS Z170-A GPU: ASUS GTX 1080 STRIX RAM...
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    Question No BIOS, black screen, DRAM LED lit, it's not the RAM...?

    I recently bought a 970 Evo Plus 2TB to install in a secondary slot on my motherboard. I went ahead and installed the drive, having to take out my GPU & reinstall in the process. On first boot, it sent me to BIOS, the new drive is recognized, it's at this point that it's possible some settings...
  13. ChaozTaco

    Question DRAM and Boot light is on, usb ports won't work

    This is my first build and I was able to wire everything up properly but the issue is the led light is the DRAM is on and the boot light is on too. It's able to display to my monitor and it says to press delete/f2 to go to bios but my usb may not be working cause I tried putting my mouse and...
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    Question Pc won’t boot I need help!

    So my motherboards dram led light came on a week ago and won’t boot. I’ve tried changing the ram, clearing cmos, resetting jumpers, reseating my graphics card, trying a new cpu, trying a new psu, and i can almost 100% confirm that my mobo is the problem, but can anyone confirm this or help me...
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    [SOLVED] PC boots but no display

    I changed my case today, and when I plugged everything in, it booted, but the DRAM LED on the motherboard flashes red, then the VGA LED stays on. I took out the GPU and the same LED problems occurred. Any solutions??
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    [SOLVED] DRAM Light on and no display

    Hello, I have built a rig using the following: CPU: Ryzen 7 3700x PSU: Corsair RM1000x RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GBx2 GPU: Gigabyte Geforce GTX1060 I have set everything up, mounted everything correctly (as far as I am aware), plugged in 24 pin and 8 pin power cables to mobo. The monitor...
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    Question Dram Led light

    Just built a gaming pc for my girlfirend and it wont boot. The fans, PSU, RGB Ram And Liquid Cooler all come on but the Little led error for dram stays on. Specs Aorus B450M Motherboard AM4 Corsair Vengeance rgb pro Ram 16gb Ryzen 7 2700x cpu Kratos 750w psu rx 580 8gb gpu. ive tried reseting...
  18. Jaysif

    Question Rog Strix B450 Dram LED blinking, won’t POST any ideas?

    My PC -> MOBO: ASUS ROG Strix B450-F Gaming Motherboard (ATX) AMD Ryzen 2 AM4 DDR4 DP HDMI M.2 USB 3.1 Gen2 B450 CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X Processor with Wraith Spire Cooler - YD260XBCAFBOX GPU: MSI Gaming GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 192-bit HDMI/DP 6GB GDRR6 HDCP Support DirectX 12 Dual Fan VR Ready OC...
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    Question PC randomly shuts off, orange DRAM led appears every time it does

    I recently got a new motherboard, cpu, and ram for my setup. After installing everything I noticed that my pc was shutting off randomly and displaying an orange led that means a dram issue according to the manual. I already replaced the ram but the issue continues. Any ideas? -B450-f Asus...
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    Question Dram light continuously lit

    Hello, I am a first time builder. I have G.Skill Ripjaws V series ram (model number: F4-3200C16D-32GVK) and am using it with a Asus ROG Strix X470-F gaming motherboard. When I initially built the unit it booted seamlessly, however, upon entering my BIOS, I saw that I only had on stick of ram...
  21. DayDay0550

    Question ASUS ROG B450-F Gaming DRAM Light

    Ok so I tried searching through threads and I cannot find a fix anywhere or even a cause. Lets start with system specs CPU: Ryzen 5 1600 GPU: Zotac GTX 1060 6GB RAM: Corsair Vengeance RGB 32GB (8GBx4) 3000MHz MOBO: ASUS ROG Strix B450-F Gaming PSU: Theramlake 600W Ok so my system has been...
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    Question Pc not booting after crash and freeze

    Hello, Two days ago I built my first PC, the specs are : Ryzen 5 2600 EVGA RTX 2060 XC ULTRA Aorus X470 Gaming 5 stock cooler with no overclocking. temps were fine, and everything worked until I installed Gigabyte's app center, which told me I needed to update the motherboard's BIOS from...
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    [SOLVED] Computer glitched/froze and now won't post

    I came back after ca. a week absence and plugged in, turned on my PC and it was working fine, then suddenly after a couple of minutes (not sure exactly how many, maybe around 10 minutes) it froze where one screen glitched and the other just froze and this loud sound was repeating. I turned off...
  24. Hank Crocker

    Power resets after upgrade (GTX 1080 TI)

    Hey guys, I have an issue after making an hardware upgrade from an EVGA GTX 960 SSC Edition to an ASUS ROG STRIX GTX 1080 TI OC Edition. I had an issue previously where my game was hard resetting while playing graphically intensive games like New Vegas in 4k/ENB and a bunch of mods. I'm...
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  26. Rafael Mestdag

    My HDD's go inactive for about 10-30 seconds randomly, even while loading Windows, why?

    I have 3 HDD's, a 1TB, a 500Gb and a 320GB, all of which are ok, according to crystal disk info. Why do they go inactive for those seconds randomly, no matter what I'm doing?
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    CPU Temperature Question

    I built a computer yesterday and I was wondering whether these core temperatures are normal or if something is wrong. These are idle temps as well, haven't tested it with gaming yet. Core#0 92C Min 100 Max Core#1 92C Min 100 Max Core#2 92C Min 100 Max Core#3 91C Min 100 Max Package 96C Min 100C...