DRAM

Forum discussion tagged with DRAM.
  1. Atke

    Question DRAM LED turns red while playing games

    So I have a problem with my recently built PC. It boots up just fine and works like it should while doing basic everyday stuff on it (browsing internet, using photoshop, listening to music etc.), the problem occurs when I play videogames. I get into the game and I'm able to play for some time...
  2. N

    Question Corsair Vengeance 2 x 16 will not POST in 3200 even with DOCP on ASUS Prime B450 M-A, Maxes at 3000

    So I am having some trouble with this RAM I just installed. Runs perfectly fine at 3000 MHz. Tried to do DOCP on the ASUS BIOS and it still will not POST. I even tried setting the DRAM voltage to 1.45v and it still will not work. I wanted to see if anyone knew of any solutions for this. MB...
  3. jb5499

    Question B450 Aorus M DRAM Light

    I’m having a problem where my red DRAM light is coming on in a new build I’m working on and it won’t get past that point to boot. It will bounce back to the CPU light to seemingly try and boot again but the DRAM light just comes back one. Tried different RAM that I know works, same problem...
  4. Kyos1

    Question Red CPU light and Orange DRAM light ?

    hi i built a new pc and when i started it for the first time i had ram installed in A2 and B2 slots as advised but i got a fast red cpu light then a longer orange dram light and they keep cycling like that A2+B2 then i tried with only one ram stick in each slot and when i put it in the A1 and A2...
  5. UniSense

    Question Red light on startup but goes away

    I recently upgraded to a asrock b550 pro4 to accommodate a ryzen 5 5600x. Whenever I boot my pc up, all the red lights flash and the fans go to full speed and then low speed and then it does that same sequence again. However they go away and then it starts as if everything’s fine and I can play...
  6. T

    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...
  7. A

    [SOLVED] DRAM Voltages different in HWInfo than which set in BIOS

    I Use Crucial Ballistix 2666MHz CL 16 DRAM ( 8GB x 2 ), at OC to 3000MHz CL 15. I have set DRAM Voltage to 1.35v in BIOS ( Gigabyte B550m DS3H ). But HWInfo shows DRAM Voltage as 1.38v. Which voltage is actually in use by my RAM and what is the safe voltages for my DRAM Modules?
  8. Q

    Question Gigabyte Auros z490 Ultra RAM/boot issue

    Hi! I just came home from a long day and booted PC. It gave me the attached image: Boot Error Message I pulled out ram slot a_2 and b_2 and it could boot. I found out that a_2 had been loose, when I pulled it out. The upper pin was off (I had my pc in the car for a LAN, so it prolly detached...
  9. 300Luminous

    Question PC freaks out, i restart it, refuses to go past "DRAM" when booting.

    So far this has happened on 2 days, on 2 games. First is on GTA5 yesterday and on some breakout game on steam today. Basically what happens is that the game starts lagging, major FPS drops and wont go to my normal FPS. Task manager wont load up. This time windows actually did a soft restart...
  10. G

    [SOLVED] Huge latency after installing 3200MHz RAM

    Hello everyone! So i got a new GPU and wanted to up my build a little bit in other areas. Right now i have: CPU: I7-8700K running stock / 4.6 OC Motherboard: Gigabyte Z370 HD3P F14 BIOS New RAM: G.Skill F4-3200C16D-16GVKB - 3200 MHz with CL 16 Tried XMP to 3200 and manually setting up 3200...
  11. RJGray

    [SOLVED] Orange dram error, black screen, forced shut down

    So I was running my pc just fine with a 3700x cpu on my Asus Prime X570-Pro motherboard and 4x16 Gb Corsair Vengeance Ram, and I decided to upgrade my cpu. I got a new Ryzen 9 5900x cpu and, stupidly, discarded my old cpu. Upon attempting to start my computer after the installation, I noticed...
  12. RJGray

    [SOLVED] Orange and green light x570-pro error?

    Okay, so I recently upgraded my desktop's cpu and psu in prep to get a new gpu in the future. But after installing the new parts and plugging everything in, a ryzen 9 5900x and a seasonic 850watt titanium, I go to boot the computer up and I get a solid orange dram error light on my Asus X570-Pro...
  13. M

    Question MOBO/CPU not correctly working after reapplying thermal paste

    Hello tom'sHARDWARE forum! So... For the record. I am not a newbie in Tech, but I've running out of ideas. Trying to research more on the forum, but all the ideas are simply not working. So for the first my Setup: Processor: intel core i7-9700K RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 4GBx4 (3600Mhz...
  14. L

    Question DRAM light flashing and no display ?

    Hello, I have a PC tower I built myself a few years ago and was working fine until recently when it kept having error messages and shutting down if left idle for 5 minutes. After googling it, it suggested there might be a motherboard failure soi bought a replacement but waited to see how it...
  15. HDDTHR

    [SOLVED] Incorrect XMP frequency

    I recently purchased two 8GB ram stick that are supposed to run at 3200MHz after enabling XMP in the BIOS, but I only get 2666MHz(I selected the correct profile). I tried to change the frequency manually but the screen went black after saving the BIOS settings. I'm sorry if this is a newbie...
  16. C

    [SOLVED] DRAM error on new build ?

    I recently build my first gaming pc without any help from experienced builders and for the first 3 days I had no issues. Then it suddenly froze and crashed during game, so I restarted and began monitoring temp values etc. I played yet another day or two, before it crashed again, with gpu temp...
  17. B

    Question My PC won't boot up after i turned it off for an hour, and yellow DRAM light stays on ?

    Hello guys, I recently upgraded my PC to 32 GB RAM, I had 2x8 TridentZ 3600 MHz and I sell it and bought a 4x8 Corsair vengeance pro RGB and since I installed corsair ram when I turn off my pc for an hour or more, when I try to turn it on the yellow light stays on and nothing showing on the...
  18. db0013

    [SOLVED] Cpu or motherboard problem

    Hello, recently I bought Ryzen 9 5950x for my workstation that has 4 sticks of ram - 48gb (2x8+2x16) HyperX 3200mhz with xmp1 enabled, on MSI Tomahawk Max B450. Sometimes under load I had sudden black screen and CPU debug led. I knew that 5950x is too much for b450 and I thought that was the...
  19. O

    Question PC spontaneously shut off and now DRAM LED is showing on motherboard ?

    I got my first PC a couple months ago and have had no problems up until now. I loaded everything up as I normally do, began to play and all of a sudden after 10 or so minutes the whole thing shut off (fans still going) and then the dreaded 3 beeps sounded and now DRAM LED is showing on my...
  20. bfge

    [SOLVED] Is my motherboard DOA?

    Today i got a new mobo for my pc, since my old one died. I got it, installed it into my system and after powering it on,surprise, the DRAM debug led was on. What i tryed: - try only a stick of ram and both swapped, in the correct spots -reseting the bios -removing and adding the cpu back into...
  21. J

    [SOLVED] DRAM LED on

    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...
  22. S

    Question 3200mhz ram works only 3000mhz

    Build new pc spec are 12400f Asus b660m plus d4 Tridentz F4-3200C16D-16GTZR nzxt h510 flow Pc runs perfectly fine while using everything auto in bios dram configuration but as soon as I set xmp 1/2 system doesn't start and bios gets reset tried 3600mhz tried 3200mhz with 1.4v same problem but...
  23. Question TUG Gaming b550 plus WIFI DRAM Orange Led error

    After trying to overclock (as far as i remember i changed voltage on DRAM, but not sure since it was a month ago or so) I've got this error and nothing helps. Tried flashing bios from usb-drive,but it flashes green 3-4 times, than flashes stops and it stays in lit state afterwards(once i left it...
  24. S

    Question Motherboard DRAM light after RMA

    Hello All, Been one heck of a couple weeks. I was plagued with a system crash and on reboot I was greeted with the orange DRAM light on the MB. I did some basic trouble shooting, trying single ram sticks in every slot combination, went and bought a new ram kit from Best Buy and still the same...
  25. T

    [SOLVED] Installing new ram stick works sometimes?

    I've been using a single RAM Kingston Hyperx DD4 8Gb 2133MHz and decided to add a new one, exact same one but diferent model number, same speed and size. Old model number: HX421C14FB2/8 New one: HX421C14FB/8 I searched for a while and apparently the model ended 2/8 supports dual channel and the...
  26. The_Warm_Frick

    [SOLVED] Spilled water into pc. Red cpu and dram light after taking apart and drying. Can't figure out what's damaged.

    parts: Asrock b550m pro4 Ryzen 5 3600 with stock cooler team tforce 8gb 3200 x2 super flower leadex III gold 650w I also have an additional evga 500w 80plus power supply and gtx 1050 for testing. (i do not want to use the graphics card that was in it for troubleshooting). Problem: I...
  27. J

    Question Asrock Z590 Pro4 Motherboard Help - DRAM and CPU lights on.

    So, i've just built my PC and i'm facing a few issues. The PC boots from a 120gb Kingston SSD (windows drive) but i've also got a WD 1TB drive and a 1TB KINGSTON A2000 installed. The CPU is an i5 11600K The RAM is 2x8 KINGSTON FURY Renegade Black, DDR4 3200MHz The PSU is a new Antec HCG750...
  28. J

    [SOLVED] Will these DRAM Modules work on this Motherboard?

    Will these DRAM Modules "G.Skill RipJaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin SDRAM PC4-28800 DDR4 3600 CL18-22-22-42 1.35V Dual Channel Desktop Memory Model F4-3600C18D-16GVK" work on this motherboard GA-Z270 Gaming K3 (rev.1)?
  29. T

    Question Dual Channel issues on ASUS X570 plus (AMD)

    Computer was running perfectly fine. Turned it off one day when I went to bed, woke up the next day and it wouldn't post. DRAM light showing on motherboard. I assumed it was either CPU or Ram issue with seating so I reseated both and made sure no bent/missing/dirty pins on CPU. Also reseated all...
  30. 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...
  31. B

    Question White MOBO led turns on at boot, no post, near the DRAM or VGA asus B-450-F

    When i go to boot my PC (rtx 2070, ryzen 7 2700x, asus b450-f, 16gb trident Z neo ram) a white light turn on the Mobo and i cant get a post. This problem started out of nowhere and I cant seem to find the root of the issue. After dusting my pc and fiddling with the CPU cooler it booted again but...
  32. W

    Question Computer not booting, red DRAM light on motherboard ?

    I turned my computer on this morning having last used it last night with no issue to find that it would not boot, It would turn on with the LED lights and fans turning on but nothing beyond that my screen remained black. I decided to search this up originally not noticing the DRAM light and...
  33. GamingCarmelo

    Question Cpu and Dram lights on motherboard blinking

    I recently purchased a used msi 2060 ventus oc from a local and it was working fine for the first day, nothing wrong was happening clocks were stock, no crashes. I go and shut down my pc to sleep for the night then, the next morning I turn it on it has the cpu and dram leds blinking. I reset the...
  34. T

    Question PC won't boot after installing second SSD, & DRAM QLED is lit ?

    System information: MB: ASUS ROG STRIX X570-E GAMING CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 5800X RAM: Corsair DDR4 Vengeance RGB Pro 2x16GB 3200MHz GPU: MSI Radeon RX 570 HDD: Western Digital Black 1TB, Western Digital Black 2TB, Western Digital Red 3TB SSD: Samsung 970 EVO NVME M.2 1TB New additions: HDD...
  35. Question DRAM frequency is not the same in CPU-z , AIDA64 to Task manager

    Hi guys, the timing will be tight soon. But, I wonder why the speed of DRAM in both CPUz and AIDA 64 show about 3466 when I set in BIOS 3600 also task manager shows it running at 3600? How can I fix it?
  36. K

    [SOLVED] DRAM refresh failure while running?

    I built my computer almost 8 months ago. While my pc is running, and usually while i am browsing through the web or my files, i will hear a single "beep" from the case, two or three or more times with at least a minute in beetwen. If i restart my pc, most likely i will not hear any more beeps...
  37. T

    [SOLVED] Problem with DRAM, no signal, ez debug leds.

    Specs: MB: MSI B150M PRO-VDH (MS-7982) CPU: Intel Core i7 6700 GP: AMD Radeon R9 380 Series 2GB RAM: 2 BALLISTIX SPORT, DDR4 , 8GB, 2400MHz, 1.2V Hello everyone! So I turned on my pc and the screen said "no signal" and the EZ Debug Led was switching between DRAM and CPU. My rams were placed...
  38. [SOLVED] Is 1.2v 3200mhz(OC) normal dram voltage?

    It happened that I am overclocking my RAM through XMP profile by auto with the exception of selecting 3200mhz (2666mhz hyperx kingston). It usually set itself around 1.36v based on CPUz and HWMonitor but i accidentally left it by 1.2v manual since I was playing around it the other day. I find...
  39. Tigerwarrior1

    [SOLVED] No boot on breadboard, DRAM debug LED on

    Hello! I just recently bought off eBay a fairly cheap MSI A320M PRO-VH that's been kept in good condition. I had a leftover Ryzen 3 2200g lying around with its stock heatsink and thought why not give it a home. I tried to breadboard with it and noticed the CPU debug light is on. Turns out the...
  40. F

    [SOLVED] New PC Build won't post, RAM and CPU error lights

    Ok so I just built my PC (I'll list part details down below), but after putting everything together and plugging everything where it should be I run into an issue. I'll start with what works, my fans run perfectly fine (GPU fan runs too), so I'm guessing that's no issue with my motherboard, GPU...