Single Channel

Forum discussion tagged with Single Channel.
  1. R

    Question Dual channel RAM issue ?

    I've been using this PC for approximately 6 months perfectly well from Jan to June. One day, it failed to POST, so I took it to the store. They diagnosed the issue as a malfunctioning RAM module, replaced it, and the PC booted up fine. It worked perfectly well for the next 6 days, but on the 7th...
  2. GoodQuestion

    Question Clevo P870TM Laptop Memory - - - 2x32Gb in Single Channel or 4x16Gb in Dual Channel ?

    Hello TomsHardware Fans Longtime "reader" first time "chatting" I'm building a Clevo P870TM (a.k.a Sager NP9877, Eurocom SkyX9C) laptop with an i9-9900k Intel CPU. The CPU Memory specs are as follow: Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type) 128 GB Memory Types DDR4-2666 Max...
  3. ColopiX

    [SOLVED] RAM Upgrade/Does it run on Dual or Single Channel ?

    Hello,today i bought 2x8GB DDR4 3200mhz CL16 ram modules -FURY KF432C16BB/8 I combined this 2 sticks with 2x8 also Kingston but HyperX that i bought 2 years ago.-HX432C16FB3/8 Everything was good,i was able to set XMP 2.0 profile to 3200mhz/1.35v (16-18-18-36) for all 4 sticks. After installing...
  4. otringal

    Question 2x "single" RAM sticks vs. a kit of 2x "dual" RAM sticks

    I'm close to buying my new 2x16GB modules, however I'm a bit skeptical over the following thing: Before going any further, I KNOW what everyone out there says: "there's no such thing as dual channel modules, you only need to make sure your modules have the same specs so that the motherboard can...
  5. J

    Question POST shows not the whole installed memory as seen in BIOS

    I use the ASUS Sabertooth 990 FX with an AMD FX-8350 and this memory modules: Corsair XMS3 DIMM Kit 16GB, DDR3-1333, CL9-9-9-24 (CMX16GX3M2A1333C9) Corsair XMS3 DIMM 4GB, DDR3-1600, CL9-9-9-24 (CMX4GX3M1A1600C9) I know about the problems in this case with different volt, speed etc. That's ok...
  6. MeH-Ti

    [SOLVED] Two single channel rams compatibility ?

    Hi I wanted to buy a ram of different speed of what I already have .the difference is not just in speed but in Vol and timing too. the question is if I run them in single channel, would there be any kind of problem that I have to worry about? ( I'm buying the new one in higher specifics so that...
  7. D

    Question PC seems slower after installing new RAM

    Hey guys. As it says in the title, PC seems slower after installing new RAM. I've also seen CPU being at 100% in task manager when barely doing anything on the computer. Games started stuttering and freezing. This is the RAM i had before...
  8. wooziefub

    [SOLVED] Crazy ram speed in task manager

    Hey, so i dont think this needs much explaining: Im running on MSI H61M-P22 B3 (there are total of 2 ram slots) 1x8 GB DDR3 1333Mhz Any idea whats going on? Its running stable, but i feel like im getting bad performace in games. Also could this be because of Windows 11? Thank you.
  9. P

    [SOLVED] Will RAM configuration of 16gb + 8gb work in dual channel?

    Once again in my time of need, I turn to Tom's Hardware! Hey guys, I have a question. I bought my PC about a year and half ago and at the time, since I didn't know any better, I got 16gb single channel RAM (HyperX 3200MHz module). Now, I've found out that dual channel works a lot better in...
  10. Bhargav Dave

    [SOLVED] OC Reduced performance (FX-6300) ?

    I overclocked my century old FX-6300 from stock (3.5GHz) to 3.7GHz and then got thermally limited. But after comparing Cinebench R23 MultiCore scores, the stock config gets 200 more points than the OC config. (2000 vs 2210). I just wanna get acceptable frames in Apex and so I decided to...
  11. O

    [SOLVED] New RAM kit not working in dual channel

    Hey guys! Got 2 x 8GB new RAM sticks (I have a total of 32 GB now). Firstly, PC wasn't booting up, just a beep and restart loop. I re-seated the RAM and now it works, but the PC somehow seems slower. I checked CPU-Z and the new RAM are recognized as single channel, even though old RAM are...
  12. J

    [SOLVED] Changing BIOS settings after replacing RAM?

    Hello everyone, I'd like to ask the following: if I replace my single stick of ram with two sticks of ram, do I need to make any changes to the BIOS settings? Do I need to load defaults in BIOS, or maybe change some settings in the memory section? My motherboard is Gigabyte B250 hd3p. Thank...
  13. L

    [SOLVED] Difference between perfomance of dual channel and single channel ram settings.

    I have a ram (Kingston KVR16N11S84 4GB 1600MHz DDR3 CL11) and i want to buy another stick. But i can't find the same model on Amazon. So my question is if i used different Rams(like only model change). So how much performance difference there will be if i used same frequency ram?
  14. C

    [SOLVED] Dual channel or single channel ?

    used Dual kit RAM since 2017, from this one RAM death So I bought a Ram last week - G.SKILL Trident Z RGB 8GB (8GBx1) DDR4 3200MHz RAM F4-3200C16S-8GTZR My doubt is , I will show in screenshot, - Is this running in...
  15. CeroCry

    dual channel vs flex memory mode

    Can someone who knows stuff about dual channel and flex memory mode explain to me , what's the difference between them ? I've read a comment somewhere, where someone said "single channel < flex memory mode < dual channel". I am going for a laptop which will have 8GB + 4GB RAM and want to know...
  16. G

    Question unable to use my ram in dual channel at normal frequency

    Hi i have 2x4gb ram (kit) that can run up to 1600Mhz, my MB is that can run 1600 Mhz ram but my windows say 8gb (usable 4gb) if I use auto setting in bios to auto...
  17. Tapogam

    Question Need to upgrade ram but can't find same brand ram. What to do? HELP!

    Hello everyone, I want to upgrade my single channel ram setup to dual-channel from ram capacity from 8GB to 16GB but I am unable to find the same brand ram in the market. They're showing out of stock since this Covid-19 affected us. Currently, I am using this ram in my PC (Corsair vengeance...
  18. I

    Question Please help with asus zpehyrus GA502D single to dual channel memory upgrade

    Hello, This is my first post here and i hope this community can help me. With that being said, i have an asus zpehyrus GA502D. This laptop has a ryzen 3750H, GTX 1660TI, and 8GB of on board memory. Being that it was single channel I looked into upgrading the ram. The ryzen 3750H only supports...
  19. I

    Upgrading laptop to dual channel memory slowed it down?

    Hello, This is my first post here and i hope this community can help me. With that being said, i have an Asus Zephyrus GA502D laptop. This laptop has a ryzen 3750H, GTX 1660TI, and 8GB of on board memory. Being that it was single channel I looked into upgrading the ram. The ryzen 3750H only...
  20. jehanfilaf

    [SOLVED] My Memory Suddenly Running in Single Channel and Usable Memory

    Hi, my memory suddenly running in single channel mode. My memory is HP 4x2 DDR3 in FM2A68. The system is read my memory in 8GB, but the usable is only 3,96GB. I have tried some method to fix, msconfg method, cleaning up ram slot, clean ram it self, re install windows, update bios and the problem...
  21. Hallu

    [SOLVED] 2 8gb sticks or 3 8 gb sticks?

    I have had 3 8 gb sticks in my comp until I recently read that this was slowing it down due to it only using single channel. Do I take one out to use 2x 8gb sticks for dual channel, or do I leave all 3 in?
  22. Veratrem

    [SOLVED] 2 RAM sticks installed but haven't got dual channel

    Recently I downloaded CPU-Z to check if my RAM was correctly installed because it was underperforming, and I discovered that it is set to single channel mode even though I had 2 sticks om RAM installed. When I launch BIOS, it says that they ARE in dual channel mode, but CPU-Z still says it's in...
  23. S

    Question If you mix RAM capacities, can you still run in dual channel?

    Specifically laptop memory. I'm using a Lenovo V155-15API laptop for some editing and starting to hit the useable 6gb of 8gb ram installed. One ram stick is soldered to the motherboard and the other is occupied by a 4gb stick. If i replaced this stick with a larger one, would both the sticks...
  24. scrubs2708

    [SOLVED] PC Boot on 1 stick but not to.

    hey, i am going to make this real quick. I ordered some new thermal paste, then i replaced the old with the new one just 30 minutes ago. then when i tried to boot the pc back on, it just showed me a black screen. then i tried removing 1 of my ram sticks for trouble-shooting, suddenly it turns...
  25. IAmTheTofu

    Question PC only starts up in Single Channel

    Hey guys, I got new RAM recently ADATA XPG SPECTRIX D41 16GB 2x8GB 3000mHz (AX4U300038G16-DT41) and it has been giving me issues on my AsRock AB350M Pro4 w/ Ryzen 2700x. Both XMP profiles don't work and I'm confused. The only way I can get my system to boot up in dual channel mode is through...
  26. N

    [SOLVED] Performance with 3 sticks of ram

    So I've heard you can use 3 sticks of ram on your motherboard, but I've also heard it could decrease performance because you have to use one stick in single channel mode. My question is, if ram usage stays under 8gb (assuming there are 2x4gb sticks running in dual channel and one 4gb stick...
  27. S

    Question Low fps, possible ram issue?

    My Build: So when uplay just now gave away AC Unity for free i decided to try it out but i quickly saw that it was barely playable, running at 20-30 fps! Is this because i only have one stick of 2400 mHz DDR4? Would getting another one with the EXACT same...
  28. Sri VaidheeshN

    Question Two Single channel as dual channel

    Can I buy two same 8gb 3000mhz ram instead of 2x8 GB as a ram kit? Because if I buy two same 8 GB ram price is very low when compared to buying it as a kit.
  29. Atix

    Question Would dual channel ram upgrade make a difference in Fortnite and other games?

    Hi guys, I have the Asus FX504GE TUF gaming laptop with i7-8750H, 8GB of single ddr4 ram and gtx 1050ti. The problem is for example fortnite isn't running very well, I have a PC as well which has 8+4 dual channel ram and GTX 960 which is about the same or maybe quite weaker card and it runs...
  30. G

    Question cpu and graphics card

    is a gtx1050it better then a gt710 and will a gtx1050it work with intel core2 quad q6600
  31. N

    Question HUGE problem with RX Vega 64

    Hey guys, alright so I'm super frustrated. I just bought a used Rx Vega 64, guy said it was working fine, and indeed it seemed to be okay when I first used it. However, I had to reset my PC entirely, and after reinstalling everything, including the latest drivers and whatnot, I attempted to...
  32. B

    Question BSODs, many of them and different errors every time

    In the past two days I've been getting BSODs with a bunch of different errors, these I've logged for example - System_service_exception Win32K Critical Failure Critical_Structure_Corruption driver_irql_not_less_or_equal Driver_overran_stackbuffer And a few more I haven't saved. I have no clue...
  33. C

    Question New build - No display or GPU fan spinning

    Hi, First time builder. I am building a HTPC and I have managed to get all the components together and I thought I would be able to get it running but wasn't to be. I put it all together and turned it on in hope and then nothing appeared on the screen. Here are the components: MB: ASRock...
  34. A

    [SOLVED] So I have bought a new motherboard. The MSI MPG Gaming Z390, how to power 8+4 cpu power?

    So I have bought a new motherboard. The MSI MPG Gaming Z390, how to power 8+4 cpu power? So I have bought a new motherboard. The MSI MPG Gaming Z390, I have set up the board and installed everything, however there is a cpu pwr1 which is an 8 pin (which my psu has) and another cpu pwr2 which is...
  35. S

    [SOLVED] Want to move the center of my TV screen

    So I'm using the AMD Radeon Settings to Center my screen at a smaller resolution (4k to 1080p), and instead of having the smaller screen in the center I want to move it to eye height so I don't have to look up. Is there any way to achieve this?
  36. B

    I think a part of my system is failing and I do not know which.

    I built my computer sometime around 2015, have kept up with regular maintenance and had never had many issues. However, just out of nowhere nearly all my games have "stopped working". They either give me the generic this program has stopped running, or just stays a black screen forever. Some...
  37. M

    Is it the PCB or the heads?

    My 2.5" HGST hard drive is malfunctioning. I have the majority of stuff backed up but there are still one or two non essential things I would like to rescue. It was beeping so I opened it up (yes I know dust etc you don't have to tell me I've wrecked the drive) to check were the heads stuck on...
  38. J

    Looking for a CUSTOM computer case

    Hello, I want to build a small form factor computer, and I can not find any that 100 percent satisfies me. Is it possible to simply go to a website and input everything you want your case to have (from materials used to size to drives, power button, etc, EVERYTHING CUSTOM TO ME)? I do NOT want...
  39. NightHawkRMX

    [SOLVED] Need help with Linux driver support for a usb wifi dongle

    Hello. I recently have installed lubuntu on a usb drive and am booting from it on my laptop. I have a broken motherboard connector that makes my internal wifi card nonfunctional. I am using a very cheap CUDY branded dual band usb wifi dongle using a realtek chipset. It works pretty well for my...
  40. C

    [SOLVED] RAM 2x4gb + 1x8gb?

    Hello everyone, I already have a 2x4gb RAM set, and my MOBO can get up to 4 slots. I'm in the need to upgrade ram, 8gb is being low for me. Sadly, in my country RAM is expensive as gold, so can I buy just a 8gb ram stick to add to my 2x4gb? Or I'll need to dump away my 4gig sticks in order to...