Kingston

Forum discussion tagged with Kingston.
  1. Z

    Question Will Kingston HyperX Fury RAM work with the B85 Pro Gamer motherboard ?

    So I want to purchase a 16GB (8GBx2) Kingston HyperX Fury 1866 Mhz Kit for my Asus B85 Pro Gamer motherboard. I tried looking but it seems like this is not listed in the official memory compatibility list according to Asus. Just wanna know if this will definitely not work for this system...
  2. P

    [SOLVED] Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 only one of 2x4GB Kingston RAM sticks useable

    I am having some trouble with two RAM sticks on the Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 MOBO. I am using two Kingston 4GB (KVR1333D3N9/4G) RAM sticks in the blue slots on the MOBO. When in the BIOS settings, both RAM sticks are recognised in the "Tools" menu, but the total memory is only 4GB on the "Main" menu...
  3. K

    [SOLVED] Mixing and matching sticks of ram

    is it safe to use a ram stick that is the of the same memory,speed and latency as the rest but a different brand? I know similar topics have been talked about before. But the thing is I kind of want a straight answer and more details with it. So here goes. I bought 2 of these...
  4. mcan226

    Question Building amd pc for my 10yo? What do you think?

    Hello everyone. My nephew is turning 10 next month and I want to buy him an entry gaming pc with an APU. He mainly plays minecraft and maybe fortnite. I can get these components in a near hardware: AMD ryzen 5600G Msi A520M-A PRO Kingston fury 2x8gb at 3200 mhz (KF432C16BB/8) Sentey HBP500-GS...
  5. thomasbuzer

    Question SSD freezes and needs shutdown

    Hi ! I recently installed a second SSD ( Kingston NV1 M.2 2280 NVMe SSD 1TB) in my laptop to expand storage capabilities. BUT, when using programs installed on that SSD, it sometimes crashes and needs shutdown of the whole system for it to work again. Otherwise, the sysetm runs fine. When it...
  6. grubesa

    Question SSD at 81% after 4.5k hours of use

    I have a "KINGSTON SA400S37480G 480, 1 GB" SSD that I've installed in a PC 15 months ago. CrystalDiskInfo says it has been on for 4472 hours, has total NAND writes of 45989 GB, 29837 GB of host writes and 94711 GB of total host reads. The health status says it is 81% good, and is currently...
  7. M

    Question 4TB vs 2TB M.2 PCle SSD // What's the best 4TB SSD?

    I already have 2TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus SSD. But I am considering a bigger SSD because I am running out of space. 1. Are 4TB M.2 PCle SSD better than 2TB ones in terms of specs other than storage volume? 2. What's the best 4TB SSD? This is a simple table I assembled. Sabrent Seagate...
  8. geckovic02

    Question M.2 SSD not detected in BIOS, but can boot normally when selected in boot selection menu (f12) ?

    Hi everyone My friend had a wierd issue, where after moving to a new SSD + fresh Windows install, he always needed to select the new SSD (M.2 NVME) in the bios selection menu. Even after formatting the old ssd, it would still show up as a boot drive (Probably because we haven't removed all...
  9. Question SSD uncorrecttable errors

    I'm not sure how bad it is, but I checked my SSD and found some uncorrectable errors. The raw value is 82. I still have a few weeks of warranty left (bought it 3 years ago), should I try to get the disk replaced or is it ok to continue using it?
  10. 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...
  11. C

    [SOLVED] $1000 upgrade mobo mem and cpu

    Approximate Purchase Date: asap Budget Range: (e.g.: 300-400) $1000-1300 CAN (or less!) System Usage from Most to Least Important: Content creation, animation, 3d animation, programming, gaming Are you buying a monitor: No but suggestions for an ultrawide / content creation model are welcome...
  12. _C_H_R

    Question 3600mhz CL16 RAM not stable on 3900X

    Hi all, recently I just made an upgrade on my Memory from Ramaxel 48gb 2400mhz cl18 to Kingston Fury Renegade 216gb 3600mhz cl16 - KF436C16RB1AK2/32. There are 2 XMP profiles available 1: DDR4-3600 CL16-20-20 @1.35V, and 2: DDR4-3000 CL15-17-17 @1.35V. I started with the first one, caused me 4...
  13. R

    Question windows error 0xc00000e when installed on new pcie ssd

    Hello, I recently have installed a new pcie ssd into my laptops pcie 3.0 port. Everytime at boot i get a crash error from windows 10 with error code 0xc00000e. My temporary fix is to go into BIOS menu and reset it to default settings, then save changes and exit. After that it works like a...
  14. A

    Question WD Blue SN550 1TB vs Kingston A2000 1TB (as secondary drive)

    I'm torn between these two. Kingston is 4$ cheaper in my country which isn't much so basically same price. I will using this as secondary drive to store games,movies, unity projects. My 2TB HDD died.So, I would prefer whichever is durable Kingston one has DRAM.Will I see any benefit? Any...
  15. 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...
  16. MrPixelWarrior

    Question Gigabyte B360M DS3H ram compatibility (Kingston Fury Beast 8GB 2666mhz)

    Hello guys, I would to ask if this ram would work on my motherboard Gigabyte B360M DS3H. I've checked the memory support list but I've found only the old model of the RAM (Kingston HyperX)...
  17. D

    [SOLVED] Upgraded my CPU, but now my M.2 NVMe SSD isn't detected by my motherboard anymore

    I swapped my Ryzen 5 2600 for a Ryzen 7 5800X on my ASRock B450M Pro4, but my Kingston A2000 SSD, which used to work just fine as my boot drive, simply isn't detected by my motherboard anymore. No mention of it anywhere in the UEFI settings--nothing. It does show my Samsung SATA SSD, but I only...
  18. R

    [SOLVED] Should upgrade bios ?

    Sould upgrade my motherboard bios to upgrade to windows 11 ?? PC specs : AOC monitor with 21" and freesync , 75hz Gigabyte b450 gaming X AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Kingston HyperX FURY DDR4 (with RGB) at 3200mhz with XMP profile 1 enabled XFX RX 580 GTS XXX 4gb Bitfenix formula gold 550w 3 hdd´s from WD...
  19. A

    Question PC rebooting after installing new RAM ?

    Hello, Just today my new RAM arrived but after installing it my PC just keeps rapidly rebooting itself. The new RAM I installed is exact same model as existing RAM (HX432C16FB3/16). The reboots occur both when both RAMS are installed (in the correct slots according to manufacturer) but also...
  20. M

    [SOLVED] Can a ram work with another ram that have different latency and frequency ?

    HI! I was looking for an upgrade but ram I've right now is not available anymore here, and the highest frequency that my pc supports is 2666mhz So I've HyperX Fury 8GB (2*4) 2666mhz DDR4 CL15 DIMM HX426C15FBK2/8 can it work with HyperX Fury 8GB 3200MHz DDR4 CL16 DIMM HX432C16FB3/8? both are...
  21. samurai7222

    [SOLVED] Help me choose between Kingston Q500 vs WD Green vs Crucial BX500.

    So I only have these 3 options in my area. I just want a 240GB one to install windows and maybe some games which take a long time to load. So which one will be better?
  22. DragonAndino

    [SOLVED] How should I configure ASUS BIOS to use 32GB Hyperx FURY ram to be at 3200MHz?

    When I configure 2 slots of 8 GB they work fine at 3200 Mhz, but when I have all 4 slots to have 32 GB they get stuck at 2400 Mhz. Do you know how should I configure the BIOS to have 3200 Mhz?
  23. R

    [SOLVED] Pc won´t post with ERP enabled

    Hi , Today I have enabled ERP in bios settings in the morning , and few hours ago I´ve turned on the computer and the monitor stayed black .... I did that a couple of times and only pressing the reset button would make the display show something . So I have disabled the ERP and for now seems...
  24. M

    Question Kingston SSDs recognized intermittently

    Folks, I have 3 different computers but all with the same problem now: 3 models of Kingston SSDs being recognized intermittently. Sometimes they are recognized by the BIOS and there are days when they just don't boot because the BIOS ignores the SSDs. Two of them are brand new. They are...
  25. Prafful_Bharti

    [SOLVED] Can I Combining 2 different 8gb ram from Kingston ( HX424C15FB2/8 and HX432C16FB3/8 )

    I wanted to increase ram in my system , the one installed is an 8gb (HX424C15FB2/8), couldn't find the same ram to combine it with , so would it work fine if I combine it with an 8gb(HX432C16FB3/8). would I experience any performance drop if combine these 2 different 8gb ram from Kingston (...
  26. 4haxorpass

    Question Need 32gb memory to choose

    Regards to all, I have a configuration, CPU: Ryzen 7 2700x Motherboard: ASUS TUF B450M-PLUS GAMING (Latest BIOS version) I lost/die RAM memory DDR4 2x8GB 3333MHz CL16 Kingston HyperX Predator (HX433C16PB3K2/16) - (It worked for about 3 years) - •JEDEC: DDR4-2400 CL17-17-17 @1.2V •XMP Profile...
  27. durryhardware

    [SOLVED] ASUS Z97-AR constantly running into SSD Issues

    Hello internet, I have a i5-4690K on an ASUS Z97-AR mobo, Corsair Vengeance Pro 8GB DDR3 1333 MHz, EVGA 780 SC 3GB, Kingston NV1 500gb NVMe M.2 SSD, Corsair VS550 PSU and a Western Digital 250gb HDD. I have had this problem recently where sometimes under moderate-intensive load (video games...
  28. ButtonForest

    [SOLVED] NVMe SSD Not Properly Registering

    Hey guys, I recently got a Kingston 1TB "A2000" M.2 NVMe SSD for my birthday, and installed in on my desktop Windows 10 computer (I already have one 500GB NVME SSD installed as the boot device). I tried to format it and make it register as an actual disk by using Disk Management, but it does...
  29. adriantnt

    [SOLVED] NVME reliability - Kingston DC1000B 480GB vs Gigabyte AORUS 500GB

    I am looking at these two NVME SSD: Kingston DC1000B 480GB PCI Express 3.0 x4 M.2 2280 part: SEDC1000BM8/480G and Gigabyte AORUS 500GB, NVMe Gen4 part: GP-ASM2NE6500GTTD Which one would be more reliable in terms of keeping it's performance after many writes ? I want to use them in computers...
  30. S

    [SOLVED] No Post After Connecting Kingstone SSD

    Hi All, I am trying to upgrade my HP 280 G2 HDD using Kingston SUV500240G , The challenge I have is that when I add my Kingston ssd, my computer does not POST, I am not sure if issue is current sata cables or power issues . Please note also i tested the ssd in my 8th gen laptop and 4th gen...
  31. Jerson Gonzales

    [SOLVED] Combine 1333mhz and 1600mhz

    I am currently using Intel DH55PJ Motherboard with 2ramslots which I have one 4gb ddr3 1333mhz and one 4gb 1600mhz. I'm planning to buy a new 1156 motherboard which is Asus P7H55 with 4ramslots. I have here extra 2gb 1333mhz. Is it okay to combine one 4gb 1333mhz, 2gb 1333mhz and 4gb 1600mhz...
  32. [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...
  33. R

    [SOLVED] can the b450 gigabyte gaming x support 3200mhz memory clock ?

    can the b450 gigabyte gaming x support 3200mhz memory clock ? I am a bit confuse because it says on the website that supports 3600(O.C.) and 3466(O.C.) but skips the 3200 mhz .
  34. BJAAnderson

    [SOLVED] Kingston SSD Wear Indicator

    I have a 5 year old Kingston SV300S37A/120G. Just in the last few hours, it's health status in CrystalDiskInfo has gone from 100% to 1% with an "SSD Life Left" number of 1. I downloaded the Kingston SSD Manager to double check this and it also says that the SSD Wear Indicator was at 1%. The...
  35. P

    Question How to use a Kingston Data Traveler as a normal USB Stick?

    I have a bunch of Kingston Data Traveler USB sticks ranging in size from 16GB to 64 GB. These have a "read only" (Diskpart shows it as a CDROM) partition and a data partition, and access to the data partition is only through software in the "read only" partition, where it gets encrypted with a...
  36. K

    Question PC slow boot times on SSD

    Greetings, a year ago I got myself an 480GB SSD from Kingston. Boot times and overall responsiveness improved by a large margin and I was very happy with it. About a month ago, I noticed everything slowed down, boot times became slower than on my old failing hard drive and after finally getting...
  37. zcrowe

    [SOLVED] Looking to upgrade, seeking some advice/direction :)

    Hello friends. I recently got a 1660 Ti from a 970. I am interested in potentially getting a new part for my PC to help improve performance. However, I am unsure on where to start regarding which part I should select to upgrade. Potentially, the oldest one, or soon to be most obsolete. My...
  38. [SOLVED] SSD Wear Indicator dropped to 0 after few days of usage

    Hi, I have Kingston A400 240 GB for few days and SSD Wear Indicator already dropped to 0. I was using same disk type before and same problem occurred, except it was falling to zero about a month. Is it a problem? I send the first disk for warranty repair, but I don't have an answer yet. I'm...
  39. jjkingston

    Question Grey Screen SSD Firmware Update

    So I'm trying to update my SSD Firmware on a kingston SHSS37A240G. I've downloaded the ISO file for the update, I've used rufus to create a bootable USB, but when I boot from the USB in my BIOS and select "live - boot the live system" it takes me to a grey Screen with a flashing underscore in...
  40. F

    [SOLVED] M.2 SSD visible in device manager, but not in disk management

    I bought recently a Kingston A2000 1TB - SA2000M8/1000G M.2 SSD, and i put it in my PC. My problem is, that I cant see in my Disk Management, so I cant make any particion, but I see in BIOS, and Device manager. My BIOS has the latest update, my windows 10 too. Device manager says everything is...