[SOLVED] Help Upgrading RAM.

TF2sideswipe

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Hello lovely people,

I would like help upgrading my memory sticks, price doesn't matter too much, I am keen on future planning too.

CPU : Intel Core i5 7600K
MOTHERBOARD : Gigabyte GA-Z270M-D3H Motherboard
GRAPHICS : Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 G1 Gaming, 8GB
MEMORY : HyperX HX424C15FBK2/8 8GB (2x4GB) 2400MHz DDR4
SSD : Samsung 960 EVO 250GB SSD
HDD : Seagate BarraCuda HDD 1TB, ST1000DM010
CPU Cooler : Cooler Master Hyper 212X CPU Cooler
PSU : SilverStone Strider Essential 500W Power Supply
 

Lutfij

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First make sure you're on the latest BIOS version at this moment of time. Second, look for a dual channel DDR4-3200MHz 1.35v(or slightly higher) ram kit. Looking at your specs, you would be in need of a PSU upgrade as well if you do decide to drop in a beefier GPU.

You're going to have to parse your location, your preferred site for purchase and your budget for the upgrade to get a more refined answer.
 

Lutfij

Titan
Moderator
First make sure you're on the latest BIOS version at this moment of time. Second, look for a dual channel DDR4-3200MHz 1.35v(or slightly higher) ram kit. Looking at your specs, you would be in need of a PSU upgrade as well if you do decide to drop in a beefier GPU.

You're going to have to parse your location, your preferred site for purchase and your budget for the upgrade to get a more refined answer.
 
Memory support list here:

https://download.gigabyte.com/FileList/Memory/mb_memory_ga-z270m-d3h.pdf?v=475c1ea226e2febd30ecadaff0570bc2




4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 64 GB of system memory
* Due to a Windows 32-bit operating system limitation, when more than 4 GB of physical memory is installed, the actual memory size displayed will be less than the size of the physical memory installed.
Dual channel memory architecture
Support for DDR4 3866(O.C.) / 3800(O.C.) / 3733(O.C.) / 3666(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3466(O.C.) / 3400(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) / 3300(O.C.) / 3200(O.C.) / 3000(O.C.) / 2800(O.C.) / 2666(O.C.) / 2400 / 2133 MHz memory modules
Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
 

logainofhades

Titan
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To be perfectly honest, I would consider a whole new platform at this point. More ram would be beneficial, but a 4c/4t cpu is simply not enough these days, if you are playing newer titles. Your PSU definitely should be replaced with a larger wattage, and higher quality unit. The 1070 8gb is still a fairly capable 1080p card, so I wouldn't worry about that just yet, unless you have the money to spare.
 
Hello lovely people,

I would like help upgrading my memory sticks, price doesn't matter too much, I am keen on future planning too.

CPU : Intel Core i5 7600K
MOTHERBOARD : Gigabyte GA-Z270M-D3H Motherboard
GRAPHICS : Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 G1 Gaming, 8GB
MEMORY : HyperX HX424C15FBK2/8 8GB (2x4GB) 2400MHz DDR4
SSD : Samsung 960 EVO 250GB SSD
HDD : Seagate BarraCuda HDD 1TB, ST1000DM010
CPU Cooler : Cooler Master Hyper 212X CPU Cooler
PSU : SilverStone Strider Essential 500W Power Supply
Why do want to upgrade the ram?

Is this a gaming machine?
 

TF2sideswipe

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Jun 27, 2017
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First make sure you're on the latest BIOS version at this moment of time. Second, look for a dual channel DDR4-3200MHz 1.35v(or slightly higher) ram kit. Looking at your specs, you would be in need of a PSU upgrade as well if you do decide to drop in a beefier GPU.

You're going to have to parse your location, your preferred site for purchase and your budget for the upgrade to get a more refined answer.
Thanks for your answer. I eventually ended up purchasing the Corsair CMW32GX4M2D3600C18 Vengeance RGB PRO 32GB 3600MHz DDR4, I understand it will get clocked down in my current setup, but hey, it's an investment. I hope I made the right choice.
 

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