Forum discussion tagged with memory.
  1. Shivaa_K

    Question RAM upgrade issue HP OMEN 15-ax044tx

    My PC (laptop) are of these specs: i7-6700HQ 2 X 8 GB 2133GHz SODIMM DDR4 (no motherboard info available online) I bought 2 X 16 GB 3200GHz SODIMM DDR4, ground myself, disconnected main power and battery, remove 2 X 8 GB sticks, installed 2 X 16 GB sticks, reconnected battery and main power...
  2. L

    Question Noob PC builder, XMP turned on to run at 4800 Mhz but actually running at 2400 Mhz

    Hello all, I am a noob PC builder who just built his first PC. I went for top of the line components as I am starting out in software development, enjoy gaming recreationally, and am interested in trying my hand at video/music editing and other trades that require high computing power. Despite...
  3. IAmRooby


    I recently upgraded my RAM from 32GB Corsair VENGEANCE DDR4 2400MHz (4 x 8GB) to Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3600 (4x8GB) - I'm using XMP 1, so the frequency is the full 3600mhz, in the BIOS on a ASUS® ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO motherboard, i9 9900K CPU, RTX 3080ti and a recently purchased 1000w...
  4. tomer77

    [SOLVED] Want to Upgrade My 8 GB Ram

    asking for advise for replacing my 8GB ram to 16GB ram motherboard: Gigabyte model H97-D3H-CF processor Intel core(TM) i5-4690 CPU 3.50Ghz MHz 4 Core(s) which kind of Memory Manufacturer Should i buy thanks for help
  5. pescaru98

    Question 2Rx4 on a motherboard that supports 1Rx8 and 2Rx8

    Hello, I have 2x Samsung M393a2g40eb1-crc0q memories (2Rx4). Can i place one or both of them on a motherboard (Gigabyte GA-H110M-D2P) that says in its User Manual: Support for ECC UDIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode) Support for non-ECC UDIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules...
  6. [SOLVED] High RAM and Paged Pool usage

    Hello, My PC has high RAM usage of 13GB+ with mainly just Chrome opened but looking at RAMMAP and Task Manager it doesn't seem to add up. The paged pool is also large at 15GB and grows over time. I've been trying to look for solutions for hours but nothing seems to work for me. Restarting the...
  7. F

    Question Corsair vengeance rgb pro ram not working

    I'm using 16 gb 2x8gb corsair vengeance ram. I just got 4 sticks of corsair vengeance rgb pro and they're causing my monitor and peripherals to not work. They light up with rgb but no display and when I swap to the original vengeance ram they work fine. are they broken? If so why does the rgb...
  8. yurid13

    Question Out of memory

    So, sometimes when I've got a lot of chrome pages open my browser will say it is out of memory and will stop responding. The thing is, I have 16gbs of ram and when I check the task manager it states that only half of that is being used. Also, when I'm gaming and using discord, sometimes discord...
  9. K

    [SOLVED] Applying DOCP to my RAM on a Crosshair VIII Dark Hero is causing an endless shutdown cycle

    Hi everyone, So recently I've had to replace the motherboard in my PC. When I apply the DOCP profile for my RAM in the BIOS (Corsair Dominator Platinum 64GB (16GBx4) 3600MHz CL14), the PC will enter an endless shutdown cycle until I clear the CMOS. The funny thing is, the profile worked fine on...
  10. 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...
  11. M

    Question Memory errors since changing PSU ?

    Current system: Gigabyte Aorus Master Z390 9900K Cryorig H7 Quad Lumi Gainward GTX 1080 2 x 16GB DDR4 3600mhz Corsair vengeance Kingston 2TB SSD 1000W Leadex SE Superflower PSU So before I installed the superflower PSU I had a corsair 550W. Had problems running RAM on XMP at 3600mhz, the...
  12. M

    Question Good memory for B450M Steel legend

    As the title says, does anyone know good memory that would work with this board? Currently on Corsair Vengeance LPX C16, and cannot get them stable at 3200mhz no matter what I do. Currently running them at 3000mhz, but am suffering performance loss at high fps(Valorant, Overwatch). Any...
  13. Bellzemos

    Question Touchpad's own memory (EEPROM or the like)?

    Hello! TL;DR I disabled the touchpad of a VAIO laptop via VAIO software, then formatted the HDD and reset the BIOS, but after installing Windows anew, the touchpad was still disabled. I suspect the touchpad has it's own memory to store the setting. Read below to find out more! :)...
  14. L

    Question Frequent BSOD on brand new PC w/ old drive/Windows installation

    Hi folks I've just gotten set up with an almost entirely new PC, with the only parts from my previous rig being the PSU, an M.2 SSD and two HDDs. I've had frequent BSOD errors when trying to install programs/drivers/games etc., and a few that seemed to have been triggered just when running...
  15. TynEE

    Question Is the bad RAM stick fixable ?

    Firstly I'm not a computer wiz, so please bear with me. I've had my computer for 4 years now with no major problems like this. Was working on the computer when it seemed to reboot itself and started running through POST. It would go through POST for 20 seconds, end on a code C1, reboot and...
  16. TheFlash1300

    Question Is this RAM compatible with my laptop?

    Hello. I want to upgrade the RAM of my laptop, which is Acer Aspire A315-22. The RAM i will buy is this: ADATA 4GB DDR4 2666MHz AD4S2666J4G19-B So, can someone tell me whether or not this RAM will work on the laptop? If you need more information about the specifications of the laptop, tell me...
  17. H

    Question can i mix different sizes of memory

    so im getting some new memory becuase my renders need more and i wanted to know if i can mix different sizes. They are the exact same speed and latency but 2 sticks are 8 gb and 2 sticks are 16 gb.
  18. Sleep_

    Question Low frames with low GPU and CPU (%) usage, but high Memory (%) usage

    Hello, Recently installed Elden Ring, and found my ever-growing nightmare has stepped up a level. The past couple of years I've had my build, it's gotten less and less fps with every new title I play. I've tried many fixes (apart from new RAM - I'll get to that). However I feel as though my...
  19. M

    [SOLVED] Memory RAM for PC - is important the voltage value for performance and impact in the motherboard?

    There is the option to buy a new PC Desktop, about the memory ram, there are these two options Memory Kingston Fury Beast, 16GB, DDR4, 3200 MHz, PC4-25600, CL16, 1.35V. Memory Kingston Fury Beast, 16GB, DDR4, 2666 MHz, PC4-21300, CL16, 1.2V. At a first glance the first seems better...
  20. SeverinV

    Question Modified memory high usage in one game ?

    Hey, So currently I possess 24 GB of ddr3 memory. When I run pathfinder: wrath of the righteous game the used memory ramps up to 12 GB but I also get modified memory high usage around 10 GB. I know it is caused by this game because when I exit it, modified memory usage just disappears. I tried...
  21. F

    Question After updating my BIOS my RAM is being recognised but half of it is in hardware reserved.

    I updated my bios and now my 16GB of RAM is being halved and put into hardware reserved, I'm not sure what to do and I've tried multiple things and I just can't figure out why it's happening. I'm convinced it's a BIOS setting but I don't know which one. My motherboard is a Gigabyte AB350-Gaming 3.
  22. G

    Question Is this really possible?

    4 years ago I bought 2 sets of 16 GB Corsair Vengeance RGB ram, that have the XMP profile to OC to 3000Mhz. But since I've bought those sticks, and 4 years later, I've had an issue with a random Black screen where the Screens go down, USB keyboard/mice lights go dark but the case fans, and...

    Question Unable to register RAM in DIMMA1/DIMMB1 (second RAM lane)

    I have a brand new MSI MPG B550 Gaming Plus motherboard, which is working great, except for the fact I can't get it to register more than 32GB of RAM. It should support up to 64GB. I have 2x 16GB Corsair ( sticks which work great in DIMMA2/DIMMB2 and show up...
  24. B

    Question I am trying to use memtest86

    Hello i am trying to boot up from the usb which has my memtest86 but i am unable to do so. The motherboard i am using is an ASrock h81m-HDS the bios mode is in legacy and the bios version/date is American Megatrends INC p1.90 2014-07-2
  25. Z

    Question I want to upgrade my memory

    I want to upgrade my memory to 32gb ram but I don't know if I can, currently I have 2 sticks of HyperX Fury Black 8GB DDR4 2400MHz CL15 1.2v but I can't find another set anywhere. So here is my question, Is there a problem if I add CL16 ram since that's all I can find in stock.
  26. illhum

    Question Should i use 1, 2, or 3 ram sticks?

    I currently have 8GB of RAM installed, and i recently unplugged 2 rams from my old PCs, 1 RAM being 4GB, and the other being 2GB. should i plug them both? or just plug the 4GB one? or should i not plug them both? in order to increase my PC gaming performance. i use DDR3 RAM btw.
  27. whitesimian

    [SOLVED] Why is my Windows using 85% of RAM (40 GB)?

    I only have a browser opened and a few app like Steam and (browser is using 922MB RAM). The task manager says it's using 40GB of RAM! I have 48GB of RAM total. It had 16GB RAM before, it was working fine, and now that I upgraded it, it's using 85%...
  28. Y

    Question Bought new ram, won't boot when installed

    Decided to upgrade to 32gb memory. Already had one stick of 8gb DDR4 lying around (Corsair CMK8GX4M1A2400C16). Went on to Amazon and bought another (Corsair CMK8GX4M1A2400C14). Installed in slots 2 and 4, won't boot. Boots fine with just the two new sticks and fine with the two old 8gb sticks...
  29. Sir_Gibby

    Question Intel DP55SD Error Code 27 - Confirming Memory ?

    Hello all. I'm building a system using some older components (its mainly going to be a retro PC gaming build). I'm using: an intel i5-650, intel DP55SD motherboard 8GB of Corsair XMS3 RAM (two 4GB sticks @ 1333 MHz) nVidia GT 1050 graphics card 500 watt Power Supply, PNY 250 GB SSD. I put...
  30. U

    Question Panasonic Toughbook CF-C2 doesn't see second memory stick in BIOS ?

    I have a Panasonic CF-C2 laptop that I just picked up on eBay that came with 4GB memory installed in a user-inaccessible slot. I added a second stick of 4GB memory in the user-accessible port on the bottom the laptop and the BIOS is not recognizing the second stick. The added memory is known...
  31. vandalblue

    Question Issue with G.Skill Ripjaws 4 RAM

    Hello everyone! i have a big issue with my rams, well, i have a 4x4 memory kit, g.skill ripjaws 4, 16 gb total. The issue is, since i bought them (6 years ago) i always had problems with systems recognizing them, first with my x99 build, needed to play with all four modules and change their...
  32. S


    I can keep Chrome open for hours, or use Word and other light software forever, but for some reason, gaming causes this memory error. I am unable to play any games. I have done bug checks from WINDBG, and have attached them to the link below...
  33. 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...
  34. Madara000

    Question Laptop RAM upgrade disappears after restart ?

    Hi there, I'm on a Lenovo IdeaPad L3 15IML05 There's a soldered-in 4GB RAM and another extra 4GB extension expansion slot. I had a ram card in there that used to work and has now stopped working. I tried unplugging and replugging that and it didn't work so I thought it wasn't a physical...
  35. L3vidab0m

    Question Why is my memory speed spiking up too 7000mhz randomly? (also just want a fix)

    Spikes up to 7000mhz randomly, not even just when playing games. causes my computer to blue screen with memory issues while playing games. I just want a fix, I have xmp enabled to 3200 (the speed my ram is) Edit: I ran a memtest 86 and it said that there...
  36. O

    Question DDR4 Memory Problems

    X570 + 3700x Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 2x8 3600 Part Number: CMK16GX4M2D3600C18 Hi Everyone, I've got quite a strange memory problem, hopefully you can help me. I had my ram OC to 3733, with the main timings reduced by -1. I've had my Memory running like this for over a year now...
  37. talhaskrillx

    [SOLVED] Pc won't boot on XMP profile

    Hi! I have the following system -Ryzen 7 2700 -32Gb Gskill Ripjaws V (4X8 GB) -Asus TUF gaming plus X570 (Latest Bios) -Msi Rtx 3060ti -Xpg reactor core 750-watt gold PSU I recently updated my memory from 16Gb to 32Gb (all sticks are the same). But when I enabled the XMP profile it won't display...
  38. R

    Question BIOS woes after upgrading RAM to 4 sticks

    Hi, After buying another 2 x 4GB Corsair Vengeance DDR4 2666Mhz kit to supplement the two I already had to go to 16GB, I am unable to get BIOS to run the XMP to take it up to the afore-mentioned speed. All I am doing is putting the speed up to 2666Mhz and the voltage to 1.35. The system handled...
  39. A

    Question Pc wont BIOS after restarting while windows memory diagnostic

    Hi! i bought a new ram stick today, it was both working fine, but i wanted to be sure so i ran a windows memory diagnostic. it was stuck at 40%, 1 out of 2, so i thought it glitched and restarted my pc (hard reset) now my pc wont BIOS, (It posts), fans running but no bios. I think i messed...
  40. A

    Question RAM usage high even after startup please help

    I have an old pc, its windows 10 operating system, 8GB of ram(now at 7.8GB), 2 days ago the RAM usage that my pc took after startup, started to rise, first it was normally 60%, then it turned to 70%, then 80%, and today it was 90%. CPU is stuff are completely normal. after trying to lower RAM by...