Forum discussion tagged with Patriot.
  1. T

    Question Torn between choosing RAM

    Hey guys. Im gonna build a new PC with an i5 10400 and an RTX 3060 when it comes out. Im looking for a good RGB RAM and i have found 4 great options. with CL15...
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    Question Possible performance drop after RAM upgrade

    So a few days ago I upgraded my 2 sticks of HyperX Fury 4GB 2133MHz DDR4 memory to 2 sticks of Patriot Viper Steel 8GB 3200MHz. My motherboard supports only up to 2400MHz RAM, but I have read on the internet that faster RAM will just downclock to the mobo maximum and everything will be OK. I...
  3. TempTop

    [SOLVED] Patriot Viper 4x4GB (PV48G300C6K) PC Stuck at 2133MHz

    I recently built my friend a new PC a few weeks ago, it was my first build, he didn't have enough funds for the entire build in a single check and wanted to get it operational for a minimum of $500. So I decided to go with a Ryzen 3400G (YD3400C5FHBOX ), an ASRock B450M/AC Micro ATX, and two...
  4. Syous13

    Question Different RAM

    Hey guys, I was just wondering, is it ok to use different frequency memory sticks in different channels? I have a MSI b350 Gaming Plus which has 4 memory slots but only allows dual channel, not quad. I’m currently using 2x4gb Patriot Viper 2133mhz DDR4 and want to add some more. Should I buy...
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    [SOLVED] 'Speccy' Reading Performance Incorrectly?

    Just slapped in my upgrade for the year (32GB memory) and ran into something i have never seen before. My speccy program thinks i am running my sticks at a much lower frequency than my BIOS and XTU does! My system is a bit older so my motherboard max RAM frequency is 1866MHz (increased from 1600...
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    Question Patriot Viper Steel 3600Mhz and B450 Tomahawk Max Compatibility

    Hello, Hello, I am interested in buying this Patriot memory: Patriot Viper Steel 16GB DDR4-3600MHz (PVS416G360C7K) I also have a B450 MSI Tomahawk Max motherboard and a Ryzen 3600. Is there anyone who tried this motherboard-ram combination? I want to know for sure if i will be able to use...
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    Question Did I make a bad decision? 2 dual channel kits & not listed on mobo QVL

    I just ordered all the parts for my new build. This includes: 32gb of Patriot Viper Steel Series 4000mhz ram made up of of two lots of 2x8gb dual channel kits ASUS Tuf Gaming-Plus x570 Wifi mobo Ryzen 7 3700X I didn't realise there was a difference between dual channel and quad channel. I also...
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    Question Gigabyte ga-990fxa-ud3 ATX12V not working

    I recently got a used Gigabyte ga-990fxa-ud3 rev 4.0 and it’s the only new part of my build so I can verify all the other parts are working. I originally got one a few weeks ago and had the same issue so I sent it back thinking it was DOA. Now with the second one I’m wondering if it’s user...
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    [SOLVED] M.2 not listed under mobo support. Will it still work?

    The patriot scorch nvme is not listed under my mobo m.2 drive compatibility list. Will it still work? Also, I don't know if this should be in the storage category or motherboard category can someone tell me.
  10. pabloxavez

    Question Need help setting ram to rated speeds.

    Hello everyone, I'm kind of new to this, I bought this set of ram some time ago: and I have been having some trouble trying to overclock it to 2933 mhz. This is my system as shown in the bios: View...
  11. Review Patriot Viper Steel DDR4-4400: One Speedy Serpent

    There's no steel here, but the performance is real: Patriot’s DDR4-4400 kit is the best-performing 2x8GB model we’ve tested. Read more here. THOMAS SODERSTROM @Crashman Thomas Soderstrom is a Senior Staff Editor at Tom's Hardware US. He tests and reviews cases, cooling, memory and motherboards.
  12. Info Meaning of RAM Product Item Numbers/Codes

    If you are looking at differences between RAM modules being sold or if you are just checking some RAM models of your motherboard's Memory QVL that have been tested, you may have come across with these hard-to-figure-out RAM Product Items/Codes such as: "HX430C15SB2/8" or "TED416G2133C1501" or...
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    Question Is it fine to miss one standoff?

    Standoff setup looks like this o o o o o o o o x (x is the missing standoff) Is it fine to miss this standoff or should I look into buying a new one?
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    Question Is my CPU throttling?

    Hello everyone. I'm running a ryzen 3 1200 currently running at 3.7 GHz overclocked. I was wondering that if I OC my CPU, it should stay 3.7 constant, right? (I'm not sure.) However, it doesn't ever reach 3.7 GHz EVER (And when I mean ever, I mean EVER), but rather 3.5-3.6 GHz when I'm running...
  15. xeddiex

    [SOLVED] Bad memory or motherboard?

    I had my 9900K custom loop build running for 3 months and was totally fine until yesterday/the day before. The day before, I got one random crash while watching youtube with Chrome. Totally frozen, and I restarted by the power button. It got worse yesterday, I have got BSOD with the message...
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    GTX 1070ti No Display

    Hello guys, i have a little problem with my GPU. It's an ASUS Strix gtx 1070ti, brand new. My Computer: X470 Aorus Ultra Gaming Ryzen 5 2600x 16GB Corsair Vengeance DDR4 ( 8x2 ) Samsung 860 Evo Internal 1TB PSU be quiet Straight Power 580W GeForce GTX 1050ti. When i try to switch to 1070ti, i...
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    [SOLVED] My new graphics card needs an 8 pin connector but my current one has 6 pin only. Do I need a new PSU?

    I decided to replace my GTX 960 Mini with a GTX 1070. The product page for my PC says I have a 600 W PSU but I can only see 1 6-pin connector that's connected to my current card. See image: I read that such adapter is not recommended. So do I need a new PSU? My specs: Intel Core i7-4790 (4...
  18. ceriumin

    Pc switches off after booting

    Hello, I recently cable managed my pc inside because they were distrupting some cooling fans. After I did that I booted up my pc to do a quick check q d everything went fine but my gpu which the fans spun and turned off after 4 seconds (I think it is meant to do it). But I got no signal out of...
  19. icr8stf

    [SOLVED] A tale of two drives. SSD and a 7200RPM which one to use where?

    I have two drives, a SSD and a 7200rpm drive. I plan on using them in the same workstation. Which one would be best for the boot and the other to handle swap and files? Uses for the system... video editing occassionally, 3D Modeling (Maya) as well as the Adobe CC suite. I have a strong idea...
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    [SOLVED] Intel DP67BG motherboard 2 per second beep and does not boot

    My Powerspec G160 computer (2011 vintage) with Intel DP67BG motherboard has been reliable but now does not boot. It gets partway through the boot process and then hangs, with a continuous 2 per second beep. This beep code is not in Intel documentation I have found online. The computer gets as...