Memory Upgrade

Forum discussion tagged with Memory Upgrade.
  1. jeetpatel20

    Question Can I use secondary memory of frequency - 2666mhz, while my cpu and motherboard supports -2400 and primary ram is also 2400mhz?

    My motherboard and CPU(i5 5300HQ) support 2400mhz ram. My stock ram is 8 GB 2400mhz. Now I am planning to upgrade my ram by getting another 8 GB ram but I can't find the 2400mhz model for Hyperx Impact. Hence I wanted to know whether I can use 2666mhz ram. Note- I don't have a problem if the...
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    Question Dell Memory Upgrade - OEM vs Crucial

    I was looking at memory upgrades for my Dell XPS 8940. A 16 GB stick from Dell is $181.00. What appears to be a comparable 16 GB stick from Crucial is $57.99. Am I missing something here? Is there some difference that I'm not aware of? I realize that you expect a markup from an OEM label...
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    Question Ram upgrade in Asus x52j(MB:k52jc)

    Hello to everyone, I tried to upgrade the Asus x52j, I bought 2 ram's, mushkin pc3-8500 so dimm 7-7-7-20 1.5V (2x4GB) but when I plug them it doesn't boot. It displays only black screen with white letters(trouble screen) and asking for normal starting or start and fix problem, when I choose...
  4. Sreejith Sreejayan

    [SOLVED] Windows is not turning on after memory upgrade

    I upgraded from 4gb(2x2) to 8 GB(2x2 + 4) then the windows is not turning on ( not showing boot animation and then restarts) My spec are Intel I3 550 Intel Dh55tc motherboard 2x2 Kingston kvr1333d3s8n9/2g-sp 4 GB ramaxel rmr5030ef68f9w-1600 What I tried -tried different combinations of slots(...
  5. Vox

    [SOLVED] Memory compatibility and upgrade for HP 250 G2 laptop/notebook

    The laptop is the Intel Core i3 version so it has 2 memory slots, the existing single RAM module is a SAMSUNG DDR3(L) 4GB 1Rx8 PC3L-12800S 1600MHz 1.35V, part number: M471B5173DB0-YK0. Normally, I would not buy 2 new modules, only one to upgrade the existing one but if you say the existing one...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading Motherboard, CPU & Memory

    I plan to upgrade the motherboard, CPU and memory only for now. Following is my current configuration: Motherboard: ASUS Maximus VI Hero DDR3 2800 LGA 1150 CPU: Intel Core i7 4770k Quad Core Memory: Corsair...
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    Question Better RAM options for Biostar G41D3C V.7.x Motherboard?

    Motherboard: Biostar G41D3C Ver.7.x CPU: Intel Celeron E3400 2.6Ghz (2 Cores) RAM: 2x4GB DDR3 ADATA 1333Mhz (AD3U1333W4G9-S 4GX8 U-DIMM) Previous RAM: 2GB DDR3 ADATA 1333Mhz (AD3U1333C2G9-S 2GX8 U-DIMM) Recently I wanted to upgrade my old 2gb ram computer, acording to Biostar...
  8. SlagRat

    Question I've installed a new motherboard but now it has DRAM issues?

    So I've just recently bought a new motherboard to replace my old Gigabyte Z270X. I got the ASUS STRIX Z270H. After taking it all out and putting in the motherboard, starting it up I got no beep, no lights and no video output. Noticing I left some things unplugged I plugged everything back in...
  9. Question Designed a wonderful cooling system for Laptops

    Hey Guys, I have designed a simple cooling solution for gaming laptops. Almost all laptops have vents located at random positions. The laptop cooling pads sold in market may not exactly blow the air where the laptop actually needs. Some pads may suit but mostly not. These pads cools the laptop...
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    Question MSI z97m - Getting an 9C Error

    Hello, recently when i boot my pc i got 9c following with A2, in 9c error takes 30-45s to boot . i know A2: IDE Detect, 9C: USB Detect. but when i unplug the keyboard there is no 9C error and boot fast. i checked the BIOS boot order the priority is gavin to Intel SSD. i know my keyboard...
  11. Sonnefar

    Question Display not showing

    Can anyone help med with my display. Its not showing anything event tho my computer is working properly. I use DVI-D om my screen. Rigtigt now om using another screen for my computer and i use HDMI for that. I have a GTX 1050 ti 4gb Cerberus
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    [SOLVED] Wireless to ethernet bridge

    Hi I have a Polycom HDX8000 video conf unit. It only has a RJ45 ethernet port and the office only has wireless. I am using a Huawei mobile wifi hotspot, it works as it has a RJ45, but the data use is huge and way exceed my data plan. So I think I need a wireless to ethernet bridge:. Any...
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    Question Do I need to change any settings (in Bios etc)

    I’ve got a Gigabyte GA-H81M-S2H with an i5-4590 & I’m going to swap the i5 for an i7-4790K. I know the motherboard isn’t great for gaming & I certainly won’t be doing any overclocking. But these are the components I have in front of me. Can I just swap the cpu’s & away I go? Or are there...
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    Question Bridging DSL phone Connection

    Scenario: DSL router mounted outside in a climate conditioned box. DSL phone connection is outside. Landline phone inside the house but do not want to run wires from outside to inside but rather create a wireless connection between the phone line outside and the land line phone inside. (NOT IP...
  15. Question It's impossible to overclock my i7 8700K...?

    Summary I attempted overclocking my i7 8700K after owning this particular rig for almost a year (specs listed below). My idle CPU temp as I type this says 37'C (Package Temp) in AIDA64, and 37'C in MSI Afterburner. I have XMP enabled (for my 3000mhz RAM). I first tried overclocking at 4.9GHz...
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    Question Your PC needs to be repaired error

    Hi, I just installed new Corsair ram into my motherboard and im now hit with the error: "Your operating system couldn't be loaded because the kernel is missing or contains errors" File: \windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe Error Code: 0xc0000098 I tried restarting the PC earlier and I was given Error...
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    [SOLVED] So when using a 4K TV for PC gaming, do we still use the TV's Game Mode option ?

    I use my 4K TV for console gaming and PC gaming. So I use the TV's Gaming Mode for whenever I console game. But seeing how I'm using the PC input for source for PC gaming do I still enable Game Mode also ? I'm asking cause the source input is set to PC and by doing that it already grays out some...
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    Question Hard drive is failing with windows 10 installed, what should I do?

    So I had this computer given to me by a friend.. its a gigabyte z68 motherboard, 2600k processor and im making gaming upgrades to it... However, the old 500 gig hard drive is starting to fail... sector errors..... I have a newer 1tb HDD in another PC but barely used....... What should I do...
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    Question I believe there's a problem with my GPU, please help troubleshoot.

    Hi all, I built my first PC about a month ago, and I've only recently started to come across problems with my games crashing. At first, my games would freeze and the screen would go black. The music kept playing, but I had to manually shutoff computer to get it back on. Immediately as the...
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    Question Best gpu for i5-3570k @3.8GHz

    Hello everyone. My gtx 670 broke and I have to buy a new card soon. Building a new pc now is out of the question. I was wondering which gpu would be the best for my i5 so that the gpu is not bottlenecked. I was wondering between gtx 1050ti and gtx 1060. Any thoughts ?