ram boot

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  1. dougmcm

    Question DRAM failure LED on ASUS H670 with 13600KF

    Setting up new PC, fans etc turn on and gets past the CPU LED light check but then gets stuck on the DRAM LED. No display on screen. Have tried swapping to 2 other RAM types (a 3200 and a 2666), tried just one card of each. Tried re-seating CPU, re-seating graphics card. Is this a problem...
  2. V

    Question New RAM kit, 1 module post in both slots, the other only in 1?

    System: Ryzen 7 5800x Rog Strix x570-i gaming Old kit: Corsair RGB Pro 3200 cl16 New kit: G.skill TridentZ Neo 3800 cl14 Hello there, I recently purchased a new kit of RAM, and have been having some odd issues. Before installing the new kit, everything was running fine and was completely...
  3. H

    Question Won't boot with XMP Profile

    Hello Just finished my first build and and just remembered that I need to enable XMP. But from two presented profiles it won't boot. Specs: CPU: i5-12600k MB: GYGABYTE z690 AORUS ELITE DDR4 RAM: Kingston Fury DDR4-4800 2x8GB
  4. J

    Question Having some strange issues - Comprehensive

    Hello, I have been having some issues with my custom build. Issues include occasional 'soft' crashes where I try to launch an application or game and it wont launch, computer black screens and is unresponsive to inputs, then it restarts itself after like 10-15 minutes. I also have been having...
  5. Grocery List

    Question Cannot enable XMP with advertised RAM speed

    The system : Proc : intel i9 12900k Mobo : MSI Z690 EDGE WIFI DDR4 PSU : CORSAIR RM1000X RAM : 16x4GB TRIDENT Z ROYAL 4000mhz (2 kits) [F4-4000C19-16GTRS] GPU : RTX 3090 ASUS STRIX OC 24GB To start things off, i found this issue because i was checking through task manager and found out...
  6. akstudio

    Question Dual Channel RAM Suddenly Stopped Working

    I was just browsing and suddenly displayed went out, but the keyboard and fans still on. I restarted my PC and still no display and the first thing I assume is the RAM (I have 2 slots only). So, I did some reseats multiple times until I decided to leave 1 RAM stick only on the first slot and...
  7. lytied

    Question Put in new ram and now when I boot my pc I get s black screen

    I've tried to reseat the ram, reset/clear my cmos use one stick, use one stick in a different slot and even trying to use my old ram to see if the new ram was faulty and I still get a black screen, nothings working. I tried checking my gpu, cpu and everything else and all cords are properly...
  8. B

    Question Pc wont boot after cpu clean

    I removed my cpu cooler and cpu, cleaned up the dust and the dried of paste with wd40 (didn't have alcohol swabs) and got them both back with thermal paste. When I turn on the pc, red light flashes and then dram led goes yellow. Tried sticking in the ram sticks in different slots and nothing...
  9. T

    Question PC won't POST unless reinserting RAM stick

    Hey guys. Sorry for the long post, I tried to be as detailed as possible. I have a TL;DR at the end. Any help would be appreciated and hopefully people who've struggled with this this share their experience. Issue: I have a rather strange problem with my build from 2014/2015, namely it no...
  10. F

    [SOLVED] Pc won’t post with new ram, old ram still works fine

    Specs Ryzen 5600x MSI x570 edge wifi 8gb (single) 2400mhz wanting to upgrade to 16gb 3200mhz (2 dims) gtx 1060 6gb 980 Samsung evo m.2 Cx550m PsU When i install the new ram all the fans get really loud but it does not post or anything, there is a motherboard light that says CPU? When I take out...
  11. _C_H_R

    [SOLVED] Asus Maximus VIII Hero wont post with A1 or A2 ram slot inserted

    Hi I recently build a pc using older components that I have for NAS purpose, and whenever I insert any ram stick on A1 or A2 slot (with or without B1 & B2 inserted) the PC wont boot into BIOS, either gets error code 49 then 01 and 03, or stuck on code CC. I tried clear CMOS, testing every single...
  12. rafsbernardes

    Question Problems with 4 sticks of RAM in x570 TUF Gaming

    Hello Guys, how are you doing? I´ve recently bought a new kit to upgrade my RAM to 32GB, but i'm having a problem. All 4 sticks and mobo slots are working fine, but i'm not being able to boot the PC with all 4 being used at the same time. (Tried all combinations possible to make sure) If I...
  13. D

    Question PC does not start when RAM is set to 3200

    Ive been using an AMD system for almost a year now, 5950x cpu + B550-F gaming motherboard + KINGSTON FURY Beast 2x 16GB 3200 It was working fine until today. I had it on for the entire day yesterday with no problem, today I tried to turn it on and it didnt post, with the DRAM led orange I tried...
  14. WinterCaerwynn

    Question Reseating RAM temporarily fixes issues, same issue with previous motherboard.

    So around October of last year I was having issues with random crashes and freezes on my PC and eventually it would just freeze when it would try to go from the BIOS to the OS. Eventually I took the RAM out of my second RAM slot and everything worked fine as did using the same RAM stick in the...
  15. H

    [SOLVED] Ram not working in B slots

    Hello everyone! I'm having issues with my new build, PC won't turn on when I use optimised RAM slots (A2,B2) but will boot up when RAM is in A1,A2 however speed is locked at 2666MHz. Setup CPU Intel Core i7 12700 Alder Lake-S CPU CPU Cooler Be Quiet! Dark Rock 4 CPU Air Tower Cooler RAM...
  16. Shivaa_K

    [SOLVED] 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...
  17. S

    Question Four Crucial DDR3 modules stopped working after regular shutdown

    Here's what happened. I have Gigabyte GA Z77-DS3H motherboard. So I took four Crucial 8GB modules, installed them as a part of my desktop overhaul, and tested them with Memtest86, all is well. Then I worked on that computer until the evening and shut down Windows 10 x64 the usual way. The...
  18. A

    Question I re-inserted RAM sticks and now the PC just power-cycles endlessly until I turn it off ?

    Mobo: Gigabyte B550 UD AC Ram: G.SKILL Trident Z Neo (2x 16GB) GPU: GeForce RTX 3070 TI CPU: Ryzen 7 5800X PSU: 750 W Gold Hi there. I just got this new pre-built PC (NZXT Streaming Plus PC) and had no issues until today. I just tried to re-insert my RAM sticks as I had 32GB of RAM, but only...
  19. SameeraKnight

    [SOLVED] Two 8GB memory sticks not working after power cut

    After the power cut my PC is not showing anything on the monitor. After few tinkering i found out that both of 8GB memory sticks are the problem so i installed two of my old 4GB ram's and the PC starts normally. but both of the 8GB Ram's are also working in my friends PC without any problem. i...
  20. B

    [SOLVED] XMP Boot - Fails then reboots

    Hi all, just need some assistance with my ram o.c, I have gskills 3600 when I turn on xmp my computer boots with no mouse or keyboard (they light up) but are unresponsive as is windows open his happens sometimes especially if I haven’t turned on the computer for a few hours, then it self...
  21. TynEE

    [SOLVED] 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...
  22. S

    [SOLVED] Why is my PC only booting with 1 RAM stick?

    Hi everyone, So recently I decided to upgrade from the Ryzen 5 3600 I had to a Ryzen 9 5900x, but when I went to boot it up, it would not POST. I have already tried disconnecting everything from the PSU, and even resetting the BIOS by removing the CMOS battery for 5 minutes, but none of that...
  23. [SOLVED] Help with RAM

    Alright so heres my system, CPU: i5 12600kf Motherboard: Gigabyte B660M DS3H DDR4 (updated to the F5 bios) RAM: RAM Patriot Viper Steel DDR4, 3600MHz, 16GB (2 x 8GB) (I believe the sku is PVS416G360C8K ) GPU: Powercolor red devil RX 6700XT PSU: Some 900w from antec So my thing is, When i try to...
  24. S

    [SOLVED] Dual channel RAM not working with motherboard ?

    Hello all, On my most recent build I'm struggling to get my dual channel RAM working and have no idea on what next steps to take. My motherboard is an ASUS PRIME H410I-PLUS/CSM which supports up to 2 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 2666/2400/2133 MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory (From their website)...
  25. 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...
  26. P

    [SOLVED] I can't set full 3600 MHz on RAM

    As the title suggests, I built my PC and I can't set full frequency to G.SKILL RIPJAWS V 3600MHz 16GB. A-XMP just sets the memory to 2133 Mhz which is unacceptable for gaming on integrated graphics. When I tried to manually clock the RAM the system doesn't boot and I need to reset the CMOS...
  27. 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...
  28. K

    Question XMP won't boot, please help.

    Hello, so I can't manage to boot my pc with XMP mode on, I looked at qvl list at gigabyte site and it has no support on Corsair RAM CMW16GX4M2D3600C18. So I'm now left with changing my ram? Or is it possible to do it other way? Please help me. My Specs: I7-10700K 2060 Super Gigabyte Z490 gaming...
  29. 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...
  30. AlphaRainer

    [SOLVED] Help. Ram upgrade replacements = PC infinite restart.

    Hey all. My PC was built from Ibuypower with professional wiring and safe packaging about almost 2 years ago now, it looks so clean. It’s been flawless with no issues whatsoever not 1, literally. Today I’VE caused the first issue. As I wanted to replace my old ram being the default: 16 GB [8 GB...
  31. Carter McGee

    Question XMP profile not saving

    What the title says. Got a 32GB kit of 3600 speed but everytime I set the XMP profile, save, then boot it will restart 3 times then load normally but without the set speeds that I had set and is set at 2133. When I set it to auto it doesn't do the reboot three times thing. I for sure have the...
  32. L

    [SOLVED] Ram doesn't boot

    Hello, PC Specs: CPU:AMD Ryzen 5 1400 Quad-Core Processor 3.20 GHz GPU:Nvidia GeForce 1050ti Mobo: Msi a320m Gaming Pro. I bought a new ram 16 GB G.SKILL 3000mhz, my problem is when i try to boot with this ram on first slot is not booting but on second slot bios reading it...
  33. Finhorn

    [SOLVED] Maybe my motherboard doesn't support higher speed RAM?

    Long-time lurker, first-time poster. Thanks for all the help and advice you guys have offered me over the years. I have a matched set (2x) of A-DATA 8GB 2400 RAM installed. Works fine. (AX4U2400WG16-BRZ) I went to replace them with Corsair 8GB 3600 RAM (2 matched sets (4x8GB)...
  34. fantomsloth

    [SOLVED] RAM channel B is not working?

    Hi all! I recently had to get a new motherboard and reused my previous parts. I noticed that the PC will only POST (might use this term wrongly, what I mean that everything lights up, fans are spinning, but I don't even get to the BIOS screen) if I have memories in channel A. I originally have...
  35. GalacticGeek_

    [SOLVED] Is 8GB RAM reallly that bad ? or is it something entirely else wrong with my PC? (Halo infinite and Warzone is unplayable).

    PC SPECS : OS :Windows 10 CPU: Intel Core i3 9100F @ 3.60GHz RAM: 8.00GB Single-Channel @ 2400MHz MOTHERBOARD: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. PRIME H310M-E R2.0 Graphics Card : 4095MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER Storage: SDD and a HDD SDD (OS is installed here and halo infinite) ...
  36. M

    Question Yellow light on motherboard

    I recently bought new ram, but whenever I put it in I get a yellow light on my motherboard and the computer won’t boot. I have a B450F motherboard with a Ryzen 5 2600. I was running on some Corsair 2666mhz ram before and now I have upgraded to some Kingston Fury 3600mzh Cl17-21-21 memory which...
  37. L

    [SOLVED] Z690 and DDR4-3600MHz issues

    My z690 mobo advertises DDR4 speeds up to 5333mhz, my XMP profile to 3600mhz doesnt even boot Heres my specs: CPU: 12600k OC to 5ghz-P cores, 4ghz-E cores MOBO: Asus Prime D4 Z690-P RAM: 2x16gb Vengeance LPX 3600mhz 19-22-22-36 (advertised timings) CASE: Corsair 275R Airflow CPU Cooler: Arctic...
  38. Presslaw

    [SOLVED] Accidentally set maximum memory to 0

    I had a problem that caused my ram to display only 8 gb on task manager but I have 16 gb. While I was trying to fix it I accidentally set my maximum ram from msconfig boot settings to zero. Then it immediately bluescreened and I can't boot windows. Is there a way to fix this from bios or am I...
  39. Onemanual

    Question My system wont boot up after replacing ram, not even with the old one

    I have a Ryzen 5 3600 cpu in a phantom gaming 4 x570. I didnt built it someone else did. For 2 years i used an 8 gb stick ddr4 with 2666 mhz but only registered 1333 mhz, dont know if its relevant. The 4 ram slots are parallel and are noted as A1, A2, B1, B2. The stick was on A1, i cant try the...
  40. 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...