1. B

    RAM upgrade advice for i5 7400

    So I've been researching how to upgrade the RAM in my PC. I'm new to this but I've been doing research and have asked around cause it's best to measure twice and cut once right. Processor: i5 7400 Supported Memory: DDR4 2133/2400 mHz (1.35 Volts) [Dual Channel w/4 slots for RAM cards.] |...
  2. postcd

    Memtest errors HP 405 G6 with 2x32GB Crucial Ballistix SO-DIMM

    Hello, i was testing computer HP 405 G6 https://support.hp.com/hr-en/document/c06955645 with Crucial Ballistix 2x32GB RAM (PN BL32G32C16S4B.M16FB1) The issue with this Crucial Ballistix is that this PC does not fully support it and downclock it to 2667MHz (reported in BIOS and in OS). Also i had...
  3. A

    Final PC decision - RAM

    I am down to the last part needed to complete my PC build. I am simply wanting to run my thoughts through you guys to make sure I am not missing anything obvious, or to see if there is a much better option I should be considering. After reading / watching many articles / videos, I do believe...
  4. P

    HyperX Savage alternative for performance

    Hi guys, I'm upgrading RAM memory from 8GB to 16GB in my computer, my current setup is: ASUS Z97-PRO GAMER motherboard and 2x4 GB HyperX Savage DDR3-1600 CL9 For performance reasons, I was going to buy the same kit as I did a few years ago. The problem is that there is no retailer selling this...
  5. stereomac

    Dell Dual Quad Core Precision Workstaion

    I wanted to take advantage of the 8 available slots of memory in this Dell Precision 690. First fo all, it supports a total of 64GB, but, from my understanding it'll require riser cards only operating in dual channel memory mode when system has quad-channel memory support. I don't see myself...
  6. B

    Tyan S8225 - Memory memory configuration help

    Hi there, I have a tyan S8225 with 2x Opteron 8 cores each. Can anybody please help me understand what is the memory limitation here? I'm reading the manual and it's everything but clear to me: https://www.tyan.com/Motherboards~S8225~S8225AGM4NRF~documents~EN Relevant pages: 26-27-28 e.g. I...
  7. R

    Help, which brand of RAM Sticks should I buy?

    Hello there, pals. This is my first post around here! So, I'm planning on buying an upgrade for my desktop computer. The only things I'm planning to keep is the HDD, the case, the dGPU and the fan headers, since the PSU won't work at all on this 8-pin motherboard. But I'm still missing the RAM...
  8. Zarathustra[H]

    AMD Ryzen memory can top 5GHz, but 3,733MHz is the real gaming sweet-spot

    PCGamesN is reporting that AMD has vastly improved memory compatibility with the Ryzen 3000 chips after admitting this was a weakness in previous iterations. The X570 Godlike has demonstrated 5Ghz RAM speeds, and 4200mhz has been accomplished with other boards by simply tweaking XMP settings...
  9. TheHig

    3733 DDR4 16gb kit $93 on Amazon

    Seems pretty good for the new Ryzen Chips or just anyone who needs some highly clocked DDR4. https://www.amazon.com/Patriot-Viper-16GB-29800-PV416G373C7K/dp/B01K7V0DRG
  10. cageymaru

    Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16GB 3000MHz C15- $84.99 Best Buy

    Saw this deal here on Reddit. The Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16 GB 3000 MHz C15 LED Desktop Memory, Black is $104.99 from Best Buy on Google Express. By using the code "Maysave19" users can save 20% or up to $20 off their first order. This lowers the price of the ram to $84.99.
  11. E

    HPE Branded vs Non-branded Memory Compatibility

    I ordered a HPE ProLiant DL325 G10 server which comes with a AMD EPYC P7401 CPU & 32GB (2x16GB) DDR4 2666MT/s 2Rx8 RDIMMs. I would like to upgrade the RAM to either 8x 16GB or 32GB sticks (depending which I can get a better price on). I'm wondering if there will be any issues with non-HPE...
  12. AlphaAtlas

    Samsung Launches 12GB Smartphone Memory Packages

    Samsung just announced what it claims to be the world's highest-capacity mobile DRAM package in production. The Korean company's new LPDDR4X modules combine six 16-gigabit, "10nm-class" DRAM ICs into a package that's 1.1 millimeters tall, allowing manufacturers to stuff just as much RAM as the...
  13. FrgMstr

    Corsair Dominator Platinum RGB RAM Experiences @ [H]

    Corsair Dominator Platinum RGB RAM Experiences Corsair is adding a huge 64GB RAM kit that many enthusiast High End Desk Top users might be interested in. We take the new Dominator Platinum RGB DIMMs for a ride on both Intel X299 and AMD X399 systems and see how the clocks shake out. And of...
  14. dvsman

    Double Height DDR4!

    I didn't see anything about this yet. Thought it was a cool, random thing while web surfing the news. https://www.techspot.com/news/78447-double-height-ddr4-offers-twice-capacity-but-fraction.html
  15. AlphaAtlas

    Screenshot Shows 256GB of RAM in a Threadripper System

    While AMD's Threadripper platform technically supports 256GB of RAM spread across 8 slots, there are some practical issues that make building such a system difficult. Most TR4 motherboards officially support 128GB of DDR4, and unregistered 32GB DIMMs aren't widely available yet. But...
  16. I

    Red HyperX Fury with White HyperX Fury

    I already have a white HyperX Fury 8GB 2666Mhz (HX426C16FW2/8) memory stick, and now I'm interested in buying another one, the red HyperX Fury 8GB 2666Mhz (HX426C16FR2/8). Both share the same specifications on HyperX's website, except the heatsink color. I'm almost sure, but would like to know...
  17. AlphaAtlas

    RAM Makers Plan to Cut Production Even Further

    While desktop DDR4 memory seems to come from a countless number of brands, including Crucial, Corsair, G.Skill, Kingston, and many others, only a handful of manufacturers actually make the chips that go into those sticks. Micron, SK Hynix, and Samsung are the big 3 that really influence memory...
  18. N4CR

    The egg - DDR4: TridentZ RGB 16Gb (2x8Gb) Cl15 DDR3000 $134 (15 hours left)

    G.SKILL TridentZ RGB Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3000 (PC4 24000) Desktop Memory Model F4-3000C15D-16GTZR https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16820232475 Picked up 5 of these, quite a good deal. Same chip as the CL16/3200 which sold out for $2 less (was such a...

    Looking for DDR4 ECC, 4 sticks.

    I'm putting together another 2P and I need 4 sticks of DDR4 ECC, 8 GB or 16GB sticks, matching preferred. RAM prices are insane right now, so I thought I'd check here first. I'm buying soon, so if you have some let me know ASAP. I would entertain 8 sticks of 8GB as well, for the right price.
  20. R

    x399 motherboard

    According to AMD, Threadripper 2 CPUs support "up to 2tb ram". However, most of the TR4 motherboards I read the specs of, declare support for "up to 128gb ram". Are you aware of any TR4 motherboard that will support more than 128gb ram? If not, has anyone tried to install more than 128gb ram...
  21. Upgrayedd

    I want to oc my RAM. Would like some tips.

    I've got the DDR3 G.Skill Trident X 2x8GB 2133Mhz. All I've done is set XMP and the last timing from 2T to 1T. I'd like to squeeze some more speed out of them but I don't know anything about timings and what they can/should be at certain frequencies. I don't know if its easier to increase...
  22. S

    New 2600X - I have returned to AMD land

    Hello- just bought a 2600X + Asus Strix x470-f and have 2 questions. Is it worth upgrading the cooler to an AiO? what's a good 16GB memory kit for the price? (preferably without RGB) Will a better cooler noticeably improve gaming performance (via XFR)? I've been worried about underperforming...
  23. Z

    $1800 - $2500 Video Editing Build - any good?

    Hi Guys, My brother needs a new PC, and asked me for help. PC will be primary used for Video Editing & PC Gaming. I want to set him up with the best radiator for water cooling (nothing custom). And since I always had an Intel build, I want to stick to that. He will pick his own case (full...
  24. FrgMstr

    T-FORCE VULCAN & G.SKILL Flare X AM4 Overclocking @ [H]

    T-FORCE VULCAN & G.SKILL Flare X AM4 Overclocking We take a look at some of the new RAM available for the AMD Ryzen AM4 platform and see how well these work out when it comes to overclockability and timing tweaking. On the test bench today are the Team T-FORCE VULCAN TUF Gaming Alliance and...
  25. T

    Gigabyte i-RAM PCI & 5.25" RAM based storage

    Wanted to share these kits I bought as a pack a long time ago for cheap (thanks to an awesome Amazon user). Years later I'm going to finally be using them in a build very soon; either on my ASRock Z77 Pro4 (with 3 PCI slots) or Z77 Extreme3 (two PCI slots). I'll post test results and the build...
  26. FrgMstr

    Corsair Frag Harder Disco Lights RAM Harder

    I am fairly sure that Corsair's new VENGEANCE RGB PRO RAM comes with a pair of welding goggles.
  27. S

    Ryzen 2 X470 MB Top Native Ram Speed

    Looking at the specs for the Ryzen 2 CPU, I see that as compared to the first gen, the top native RAM speed has gone up from 2666 Mhz. to 2933 Mhz. The problem I've come across, is that looking at some of the new X470 MBs, they all list 2933 Mhz. as "OC", not native. What's going on with this?
  28. G

    Overclocking vs high clock speed RAM?

    Hi. I just ordered the TridentZ RGB DDR4 32GB (16x2) clocked at 2400Mhz. I will be using this with Ryzen 7 2700x and X470 motherboard. Now my question is if I overclock the RAM 3000Mhz will the performance be same as buying 3200Mhz or 3000Mhz RAM? or Should I buy RAM with faster clock speed...
  29. B

    Dell T30 Memory compatibility issues

    I am running into an issue with my Dell T30. I got some Samsung RAM (752368-081). It matches the compatibility specs of the Dell T30 yet I don't POST when using this RAM. I am not sure if because this is HP RAM that it won't work in a Dell? Outside of that I have no idea why this wouldn't work
  30. R

    Power Outage at Samsung Destroys 3.5% of Global NAND Flash Output For March

    A power outage at a Samsung fab near Pyeongtaek, South Korea is being reported by AnandTech. The half hour power outage reportedly damaged 50,000 to 60,000 wafers of V-NAND memory, which represent 11% of Samsung's monthly output, and 3.5% of the global NAND output. Ugh, if the enthusiast PC...
  31. D

    Mystery Malfunctions: Mainboard killed by PSU?

    First of all hello, and thanks for accepting me. :) The following is copied over, so it already includes some edits. Sorry in advance for a long post - I will try and give as much information as possible to hopefully get an informed response or two - I really am at a loss and quite desperate...
  32. P

    Corsair DDR3 timings messing with my computer and my head...

    Hey, I've been having problems with my Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 kit (CMY16GX3M2A1866C10) My board won't set the correct speed for this RAM... It automatically sets it to 1333MHz Cas9 when it is rated at 1866MHz Cas10... Even when I set the XMP to profile1 it runs at something really weird like...
  33. rec0d3

    Can you use different RAM?

    Wanting to buy 32 GB of ram, so I am trying to get an idea here. Can you use the same brand, but different model, same speed? For example Hyperx Black and Hyperx Predator, all 8GB modules, same speed, obviously different model? Or will that cause me harm? I've heard mixed things, that you...
  34. FrgMstr

    Corsair and MSI on the Test Bench Tonight

    Have a little fun with Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 rated at 4600MHz and the MSI Z370I Gaming Pro Carbon AC tonight on the test bench. Man this stuff flies! Check out the pics.
  35. T

    Correlation between CPU/FSB/RAM frequencies and voltage

    Hi, I just want to learn more about how the different frequencies are set and how they correlate between one another. I'd also like to know how voltages are set. Right now thats what I understand about how modern systems work: The CPU sets the BCLK (Base CLocK) that is used by the CPU...
  36. B

    Alcohol: The Solution to Everything?

    I dug an old Z77 motherboard, CPU, RAM combo out of storage to use on a short term project. The parts had been sitting around a couple years. I put the bits in a case, add disks, install OS, and boot. OS reports only 1/2 the RAM. I pull the sticks, blow the slots with air, reinstall. Same...
  37. M

    mixing and matching buffered ECC RAM

    So I just found ECC RAM are extremely cheap. But the cheap ones I found comes in 6x4GB sets. Is it possible to buy 18 sticks and then just get 16 out of the 18 sticks to be installed on the board? All the sticks will have the same markings/model number/timings. Like RAM makers sell RAM sticks...
  38. C

    Ryzen 5 1600 & GTX 1080 or i7 7700k & GTX 1070

    I am having doubts between these two rigs because in my country they cost same and I am not sure which is better choice.I am playing at 1080p 60hz ( I know its overkill and crazy but thing is that my firned doesn't have money for 144hz monitor or something like that and he isn't planning to buy...
  39. FrgMstr

    AGESA 1.0.06 and RAM Timing and Clocks Addressed by AMD

    AMD landed its new AGESA code v. back in May and since then we have seen many new UEFI released for motherboards to take advantage of this. As we have said since Ryzen's launch, we highly suggest you purchase RAM that is qualified on the specific AM4 motherboard you are purchasing, in...
  40. C

    Grey screen while playing games

    I've just bought Corsair LPX 3000mhz 2x8gb RAM and now I am occasionally experiencing gray screen while playing games.First screen freezes then gray screen appears but I can still run ctrl+alt+delete but if I try to run task manager gray screen appears again, I can't minimize or do anything...