ram speed

Forum discussion tagged with ram speed.
  1. N

    Question What clock speed should I set my RAM to, based on my CPU's limitations?

    Hi people. I just upgraded to 16x2 gigs of RAM (Kingston Fury Beast DDR4 RGB KF432C16BBA/16). This RAM is clocked at 3200mhz, but my CPU (i3 10105f) only supports up to 2666mhz of RAM speed. My mobo is an ASRock B560M-HDV. I've tried a few things on the UEFI just to play around: 1. Setting...
  2. D

    [SOLVED] POST failure after changing RAM speed to 3200Mhz.

    Hello, First of all I just built an almost completely new PC. It's just the GPU and RAM that I moved from the old one. Specs: AMD Ryzen 5 5600x T-FORCE DELTA TUF Gaming Alliance RGB DDR4 3200Mhz ASUS TUF B550 Plus AMD Radeon RX6600 Corsair CV650 PSU or...
  3. P

    Question RAM is running faster than should be possible?

    Hi all. I thought I did enough research before buying my RAM, but now that I’ve got it installed, I’m very confused. I have an MSI B450-A PRO MAX motherboard and a Ryzen 5 3600XT CPU. When buying new RAM, I found that I could get 3600 MHz sticks for the same price as 3200 MHz sticks. I wasn’t...

    Question RAM speed higher than CPU/Motherboard spec ?

    Dear users, i have a question regarding RAM capability with cpu and mobo CPU, Xeon 1620 v3 Memory Types DDR4 1333/1600/1866/2133 Mobo, Asus x99 pro Memory 8 x DIMM, Max. 64 GB, DDR4 3300 (O.C.) / 3200 (O.C.) / 3000 (O.C.) / 2800 (O.C.) / 2666 (O.C.) / 2400 (O.C.) / 2133 MHz Non-ECC...
  5. V

    Question What kind of buses connecting ram with cpu today

    my question is what kind of buses is connecting the cpu and ram in the modern pcs specially when all the functions of northbridge has moved to cpu die.
  6. Gamefreaknet

    [SOLVED] How many RAM sticks will offer best performance for Gaming?

    I've seen a few Youtube videos and had a look at some tech sites about memory and have so far come to the conclusion that dual memory RAM (2 RAM sticks) is better than single channel RAM (1 RAM stick) however if 2 RAM sticks provide better performance than 1 RAM stick then would 4 RAM sticks...
  7. J

    Question Running RAM speed above my CPUs max ram speed?

    Hi guys, I recently bought a bundle from a PC parts company that's very big in my country. They boast the RAM speed is 3600MHz, but I look and my i5-11400F can reportedly only support 3200MHz, can I go above this? What happens if I try? Am I safe giving it a go?
  8. J

    [SOLVED] Enabled XMP profile and it only changes one stick of ram's speed

    So I went into my bios to change my ram's speed and went to enable the XMP profile, however upon doing so, it only changed one of the ram stick's speed. They're both the same exact brand, same speed, and they should both be running at 3200Mhz. I've attached pictures of what it looks like. Any...
  9. T

    [SOLVED] XMP: 3600 ram safe for ryzen 7 5700g?

    Hey guys, I'm new to this forum and hoping you can help me out. I recently build my first desktop pc, aimed to be a powerful machine running Linux for data analysis and coding (not for gaming). I bought many components in sale, and the pc is working like a charm. However, I noticed upon checking...
  10. B

    Question What's better?

    1666MHZ 2x8 or 1333MHZ 4x4
  11. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Do Ryzen 9 CPUs take advantage of RAM speed out of the box ?

    Good day, I would just like to know if Ryzen 9 CPUs take advantage of RAM speeds out of the box, like when you first plug the CPU into the system, does it utilizes the RAM speed right away? Like what they told about the previous 3000 series Ryzens, wherein they said those take advantage of high...
  12. R

    Question My RAM frequency and timings profile changing between 666Mhz CAS 10 and 1200 Mhz CAS 17 in monitoring software.

    Hello. I own a vivobook 15 x510unr laptop. I replaced the 8gb ram module with a pair of 2400Mhz Samsung M471A1K43CB1-CRC 8GB for a total of 16GB 200MHz. I noticed that in the monitoring software the frequency is 666 CAS 10 and for a second it changes to 1200 CAS 17 and it goes back again and...
  13. Finnegan1616

    Question RAM speed vs timings

    So I'm saving for a new pc (here's an idea of the specs https://pcpartpicker.com/list/hCbdBc), but I want to make sure I get it right (don't really want to spend $7,000+ on the second best if the best was <1000 more), so I'm trying to choose RAM, but I'm not sure whether how much I should...
  14. Joni1566

    [SOLVED] Should I turn on docp

    Hello everyone. I just finished setting up a new build and Am a bit confused about if I should change ram speed in bios My build as follows: Rayzen 5 5600x Asus tuf gaming b550m-plus (wi-fi) bios version 1401 G.Skill Trident Z Neo RGB 2x8GB DDR4 3800Mhz CL18 Kit - F4-3800C18D-16GTZN Rx...
  15. DrWebi

    [SOLVED] CPU & RAM speed support ?

    Hello! Im soon going to order parts for a new pc build and there something i dont understand about cpu ram speed support. If i would get a normal 10gen intel cpu (support 2666mhz ram officaly) and 3200mhz ram, would i need a z-series motherboard for order to use more all ram speed because of...
  16. sauerkunt

    [SOLVED] Noticed my 3200hz RAM speed was shown as 3333hz in BIOS

    Just now, my PC randomly black screened and shut down, an issue I've been having a lot recently. No BSOD, just black screen into what I can only describe as "idle mode". I was able to restart my computer, log in, then got stuck in a restart loop. Managed to get to BIOS, and I noticed that my RAM...
  17. F1uffst3r

    [SOLVED] Ram reserved for hardware and can't change speed

    I've had my computer for a while now, and while there was no major problems, it has been pretty slow. I figured it was probably something with my ram and there was two major issues. Firstly, my ram is only running at 2133, and secondly, 8.1 gb of my 16 gb ram is reserved for hardware. Stuck with...
  18. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Is there Significant Performance loss if 2400MHZ DDR4 RAM Speed for Ryzen 5000 Series CPU's is being used?

    Greetings! I am going to be upgrading my system to a Ryzen 5000 series CPU, particularly the 5800x or the 5900x (Can't really decide yet because both CPU's are just too good, though I'm an editor so there's a strong chance I'll be getting the 5900x). I did my research and I know that Ryzen...
  19. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Can you go beyond the XMP Profile Speed of a RAM Stick?

    Greetings! Apologies for the newbie question, but can you go beyond the XMP speed of a RAM stick? For example, if a RAM stick has an XMP speed of 2400MHZ can I go beyond that? In a general sense, it's like "can I overclock the memory?" Thank you.
  20. _dawn_chorus_

    [SOLVED] What's the ideal RAM for my system ?

    I currently have 32Gb (4x8) of G.Skill Ripjaws 3200mhz C14 verified B-die in my system. Thing is it's an intel system, and I have no desire to overclock my ram whatsoever, and its causing me clearance issues for the massive cooler I just installed on the CPU I actually do want to overclock and...
  21. immanos

    [SOLVED] ram issue

    Hello there, whenever i try to use the xmp profile it works fine until i start playing games or using my pc (and ram usage more) a lot . The pc boots normally and works perfectly , i can also play some games in a good day but sometimes , out of nowhere the game just closes. it closes out of...
  22. S

    [SOLVED] Asrock G41M-VS3 Ram Running at 1000 MHZ

    Hi I recently upgrade my CPU to Core-2 Quad 9550@2.83 GHZ. I have installed two 4gb DDR3 ram (total=4*2=8 Gb). The problem is my ram running at speed of 500MHZ (Please look below photos).I think it should run at 1333 MHZ speed but i don't know much about it that's why all Bios settings are by...
  23. A

    [SOLVED] Setting my RAM speed to 3200MHz from 2133MHz a bit late

    So I've been using my PC with the default 2133MHz speed for 8 months now (I know I'm a moron). But I just recently set the speed on 3200MHZ using BIOS. It does show 3200MHZ now on CPU-Z which is good. But I'm a bit concerned on setting that speed 8 months late. Is setting the 3200MHz speed 8...
  24. LeaderShyp

    [SOLVED] Ram speed issues

    i purchased a acer predator helios 300 off fingerhut about a year ago i love it , i use it daily i game and edit and animate and it gets the job done , well now im heavy into AE adobe after affects for those who dont know what AE is , and had to upgrade so 3 months ago i went from my 8 gb stick...
  25. G

    [SOLVED] Confused about what ram to purchase as an upgrade for my Ryzen 2600x!

    Hello! Currently I have a Ryzen 2600x, on a " TUF B450M GAMING PLUS Motherboard" The ram I have right now is a " T-Force Dark 2400mhz 14 - 16 - 16 - 31 - 56" (D.O.C.P enabled in bios, ratings found from CPU-Z) Im looking to upgrade to a better kit, I've found two on amazon and im having trouble...
  26. Mr.L

    [SOLVED] 3200mhz ram on prime a320m-k

    Hello i want to upgrade my ram to Kingston DDR4 2x8GB 3200MHz HyperX Predator cl16 will my mbo be albe to support it i updated to last verzion of bios i know its not best mbo
  27. G

    [SOLVED] i3 10100 or Ryzen 5 2600? and RAM speeds in between

    So i'm going to upgrade my I3 4170 and i'm looking for gaming. The 2 current candidates are the I3 10100 and the R5 2600, with the i3 being slightly cheaper than the R5. I've been seeing benchmarks between the 2 and realized that the i3 seems to have the upper ground, but the guy that does the...
  28. Equale24

    [SOLVED] How to check my RAM' MAX SPEED?

    Hi, I have corsair vengeance DDR4 3200mhz RAM (or at least what does it say on it). But on the TASK MANAGER RAM SPEED says 2133mhz. Why is that? Does that mean it is fake ram or sth?
  29. Equale24

    [SOLVED] My laptop uses lpddr3 2132mhz ram, is that good?

    Hello, I have 2019 laptop with 10th gen i7 CPU. Despite being one of latest model, it uses 2133mhz lpddr3 RAM. Is it like enough speed and ddr model? I do know that 2133mhz isn’t certainly bad. But idk. Is it going to slow my laptop or bottleneck or sth. Yeah I heard that RAM speed doesn’t rly...
  30. Lord_Tiger_Fu

    [SOLVED] Weird RAM issue on MSI B450 Tomahawk

    Hello everyone, I recently helped my mom rebuild her PC I upgraded her PC from an FX-6300 and 8GB of DDR3 RAM to a R7 2700X with 16GB of 3000MHz DDR4 RAM. Me being the nice person I am decided to help her save money so I gave her the CPU and RAM, and she purchased the motherboard and SSD (she...
  31. S

    Question I installed new ram sticks, infinite loop, I cant enter to the bios, minimum speed, etc :(

    Hi everyone!, I hope someone can help me, I tried to upgrade my system with 2 new ram sticks (8GBx2) (2666 / XPM 3200) (Model: XPG Z1 DDR4), the problem is: -I tried to boot the computer with the 2 new sticks and the pc was in an infinite loop of booting, BAD. -Next, I tried again with 1 NEW...
  32. J

    [SOLVED] Can 2gb 400mhz RAM runs on 667 or 800 mhz compatible motherboard ?

    Hi I was trying to upgrade RAM for my pc, in between that I looked into hardware details with hwinfo app, my RAM clocks speed shows 400mhz but my motherboard spec says 667 or 800mhz supportable. Is it possible to run 400mhz RAM in 667 or 800 mhz supported motherboard ? My PC hardware details...
  33. simptive

    [SOLVED] Memory timing if frequency is downgraded

    I found that in DDR4 rams, most 2666Mhz have 19-19-19-43 timing while 3000Mhz and 3200Mhz have 16-18-18-38. Since my chipset doesn't support 3200Mhz, memory fallback to 2133Mhz. If you enable XMP profile, it increases frequency to 2666Mhz. I want to know that, Does a 3200Mhz memory with...
  34. M

    Question What RAM kit for a Ryzen 5 3600x System? 3200MHz or 3600MHz?

    I have recently come across a Ryzen 3600x and have decided to make this the basis for my new gaming-centric PC. As I finalize the component choices for this build, the question of DDR4 RAM speed comes to mind. The most likely specifications and requirements for this build include: The system...
  35. B

    Question Why are my new motherboard settings not changing anything? Why does my CPU clock and RAM frequency so wildly off?

    I apologize if the issue is glaringly obvious, but I'm new to advanced bios settings, especially since my last motherboard was a pre-built. I got a new motherboard, more specifically the GA-X58A-UD3R, so I could overclock my CPU and reach the advertised XMP RAM speed of some new RAM I had...
  36. Chris David

    [SOLVED] CL19 4133MHz vs CL16 3000MHz

    Hello ! The title states my question in entirety. But i'll weigh out a little more info. Back when I had the 7600K and the Z270X, I got the Corsair Vengeance LPX 16x1 3000MHz CL16 RAM. The board supported upto 3000MHz so it was a good deal, considering CL16 isn't bad and 3000 is good. Now I...
  37. jstnvlnca

    [SOLVED] RAM runs at 2400mhz instead of 2666mhz

    I have an ROG Zephyrus M GU502GV Gaming Laptop that has 16gb ram 2666mhz soldered onto the motherboard. So I bought another HyperX 16gb 2666mhz for upgrade so that it would run in dual channel mode to take advantage of my RTX GPU because there was only 1 slot available for the RAM. After...
  38. H

    [SOLVED] Can Ryzen 1700x support 3600Mhz RAM?

    Hello, so I want to upgrade my RAM but I heard somewhere that Ryzen 1700x can support up to 3200Mhz RAM and not more than that. I tried searching a lot but I couldn't figure out if its true or not. Can any expert here guide me please?
  39. Joel89

    [SOLVED] Some Info on speed. Add to it please!

    So I was having issues with some ram I bought and I thought "awe man I bought the wrong stuff". It crashed my a few times before I finally reinstalled the poop that I had in it. A buddy of mine told me about XMP in bios and I should enable it and set my frequency to 1866mhz. So I did. Check in...
  40. [SOLVED] GPU and CPU usage drop along with Memory and Core clocks, causing FPS drops.

    I'm not sure what this problem is about, so I posted it on here [moved to "Systems" by moderator] What to do? I tried: -updating drivers -clean installing Windows -turning off power saving My GPU and CPU don't overheat. CPU is at 65C and GPU is at 75-80C. I suspect it might be about PSU, HDD or...