Double Data Rate 3 (DDR3) is a type of DRAM (dynamic random-access memory) used in computers

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Dell Optiplex 380 RAM upgrade

I own an optiplex 380 which currently has 2x2GB DDR3 RAM, now I am willing to upgrade to 8GB and I tested a Kingston ValueRam of 4GB @ 1333Mhz and my system beeped with 1 and 3 LED lights lit. So does ...
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Installing DDR3L 1600MHz on HP 8200 Elite (DDR3 1333MHz)

I tried to read as much as I can but I want to be sure: I want to install: Kingston 8GB 1600MHz DDR3L Non-ECC CL11 DIMM 1.35V On my: HP Compaq 8200 Elite Which supports: DDR3 1333MHz Am I safe? ...
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Why is RAM mixing not advisable? [duplicate]

My question is a relatively simple one, but it is a one which I have never received a compelling answer to. Anyway, I am asking this because I myself am looking to upgrade my notebook's RAM and while ...
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Upgrading RAM on Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 L15W-B1303

I'm trying to figure out why Toshiba says that I can't upgrade the RAM on a Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 L15W-B1303 that I just bought. It has 2GB DDR3L 1600MHz and says: (Memory is not user ...
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Intel P6100 CPU and Mobile Intel® HM55 Express Chipset

I have an Asus K52F-BBR5 notebook that uses an Intel P6100 ( 2GHZ 15x multiplier) and HM55 Express Chipset. I'm looking to replace it's 3GB with 8GB. The Crucial database seems to indicate that a ...
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DDR3 1333 memory modules will operate in overclocking mode

I'm going to upgrade RAM in a dated desktop computer with ASRock G41C-GS R2.0 board and Intel Q9400 CPU. I've found that DDR3 1333MHz should work with that CPU and the board supports up to 8GB of ...
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DDR3 compatibility of old and new Kingston HyperX modules? [duplicate]

I have 2 x 2GB Kingston HyperX DDR3-2000 RAM (khx2000c9d3t1k2/4gx). This is 9,9,9 CL9 purchased around 2010. My motherboard supports up to 4Gb modules in each of the 4 slots. I would like to add an ...
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Memory Update for an old laptop

I have an old HP Pavilion dv6 Series (model dv6-1140ej). It has 2GB of RAM in 2 sticks. According to the specs, it supports 400Mhz DDR2 memory. I would like to increase the amount of RAM I have. ...
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Can't find DDR3 800Mhz laptop memory anywhere

I have a Acer V5-171 with a 4GB bar and wanting to upgrade but I can't find a similar bar on the market (800Mhz) anywhere, only 1600Mhz ones, cant that work too? CPUZ screenshot:
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Upgrading RAM in Dell Optiplex 380 [closed]

I've Dell optiplex 380 machine and I've 32bit Windows 7 ultimate OS on it with DDR3 2*2GB RAM on it. I want to upgrade my machine to use 8GB RAM with 64bit windows 7 ultimate OS and want to install ...
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Optimal RAM configuration: one large DIMM vs multiple smaller DIMMS?

I have always been told there were performance advantages in using multiple smaller DIMMS vs a single larger DIMM (as the combined bandwidth of all the motherboard's RAM slots would be used). My boss ...
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For what sort of workload can a Core i7-920 be faster than a i7-860?

Core i7-860 has a slightly higher clock speed (2.8 vs 2.66 GHz) Core i7-920 has QPI and tri-channel DDR3 (vs DMI and dual-channel)
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Difference between DDR3 RAM PC3-10600S vs PC3-10600

I am trying to upgrade my RAM of my HP G62-b51SE and found that the stock RAM type is DDR3 PC3-10600S. I am trying to find the difference between that (PC3-10600S) and PC3-10600.
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Can I use Kingston KVR16LS114 ram on HP Probook 4420s?

Can I use Kingston KVR16LS114 ram on HP Probook 4420s? Hp specifications says the laptop supports DDR3 PC3-10600 SDRAM (1333 MHz). However,crucial suggests DDR3 PC3-12800. Can anyone help me
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Can I put a DDR3 ram in DDR3L slot

So I have a mini-PC which I need to buy RAM for. Now the specs say that it supports DDR3-L. I am thinking of getting the following kit: CORSAIR Vengeance (2x8) 16GB 204-Pin SO-DIMM Model ...
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How much RAM can my laptop really support?

I have an Acer Aspire E1-571-6837 laptop and I've read on different sources that the maximum memory it can handle is 8GB of DDR3 (2x4GB, 4GB per slot), but I read here that the max memory the CPU can ...
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Can I use PC3L memory module in a PC3 slot

I apologize if this is not the right *exchange to ask, but this is the closest one I guess. My ThinkPad X201 supports only PC3 memory and I have one extra module PC3L (stands for Low Voltage AFAIK). ...
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Lenovo Ideapad P400 Touch RAM Upgrade Questions

I am a tab-hoarder and capable of accumulating multiple google chrome windows at once. Each with enough tabs that I need to use Ctrl+Tab to navigate because the tabs appear blank and are too small to ...
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Can I install a higher Mhz RAM alongside a slower one?

I have a computer which currently has: Motherboard: MSI 880GMA-E45 motherboard Processor: AMD Phenom II X6 1090T CPU. RAM: 8Gb DDR3 1333MHz Dual Channel Corsair RAM I've been given some new RAM ...
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“Memory Is Not Detected” on ASRock Z87 OC Formula/ac

I have a "ASRock Z87 OC Forumla/ac" motherboard that will not recognize my memory. Here are the memory specs that the board supports: 4x240 pin DDR3 3000+(OC)/2933(OC)/2800(OC)/2400(OC)/2133(OC)/...
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Does DDR3 ram need to be installed in pairs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Matched DRAM — Why? Is it important? I'm building a machine with the following motherboard and processor. MSI 890FXA-GD65 Socket AM3/ AMD 890FX/ DDR3/ SATA3&USB3....
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Can my MacBook Pro RAM be used in Lenovo U165?

I upgraded my MacBook Pro RAM to 8gb and now the original 4gb is unused. I want to use these to upgrade my Lenovo U165 RAM, which is only 2gb. Is this possible? I also found out that both used DDR3 ...
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Upgrading the memory (+4GB) on my Lenovo B590 [closed]

I want to upgrade the RAM on my laptop to 8GB. I've been starting to learn how to build Android apps but my laptop is painfully slow when I have the emulators running, occasionally things just grind ...
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How do I know which is the best total memory for my configuration?

I've heard and read online that some CPUs (or motherboards?) perform better with a certain number of memory (3,6,9 as opposed to 2,4,8). How do I know what is the best for each PC/Laptop configuration?...
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If a motherboard doesn't explicitly support a RAM frequency, is still compatible?

For example, my Asrock P67 Extreme4 says this: Supports DDR3 2133(OC)/1866(OC)/1600/1333/1066 non-ECC, un-buffered memory Is RAM clocked at 2400 MHz compatible? Will the performance be downgraded ...
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Kingston HyperX 4GB and Bus compatibility

I'm considering purchasing Kingston HyperX 4GB . I believe it has 2000 Bus.and i have a gigabyte G41M-Combo which support DDR3 1333 . Will that work?
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RAM [Computer software] [duplicate]

I have 2 RAM slots in my motherboard. In Slot#1 I have a 2 GB DDR3 800Mhz RAM. I am planning to add 2 GB RAM more to Slot#2 of my computer. But online stores only has 1333Mhz RAM to buy. So my ...
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Unequal size dual channel ram, and lower-than-expected frequency

I'm updating a Dell Inspiron N5030, and stumbled upon an odd situation. The laptop has 1 GB and 2 GB of DDR3 ram installed for a total of 3 GB, Dual Channel. This is reported by both CPU-Z ("DC mode: ...
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What is the difference between DDR3 and GDDR5? [duplicate]

As I said, Before I begin, this is not a duplicate of What is the different between DDR3 and GDDR3, so idk why it has been marked as a duplicate this is an entirely different question. What im talking ...
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SK hynix memory module PC3-10600S-9-11-F3: What does “11-F3” mean?

I know what are: PC3 (same as DDR3), 10600 (bandwidth in MB/s), S (stands for SODIMM, it's RAM for laptops), 9 (CAS latency). Hynix HMT351S6CFR8C-H9 4Gb (front view): But I couldn't find ...
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1600mhz ram compatibility with 1333mhz ram and CPU supporting 1333mhz max [duplicate]

I want to upgrade RAM in my PC. My motherboard is Gigabyte P55-UD3L. My CPU is Intel core i5-760. The only RAM that is both compatible with my motherboard (as the RAM manufacturer website says) and ...
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What's the max memory i7 processors can use?

There are lots of i7 motherboards that support 64GB memory, and even one that supports 128GB: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130681 But I read that i7 CPUs can't access more ...
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How to verify if my PC RAM is DDR2 or DDR3

I want to buy a memory expansion for my desktop computer, so I wanted to check if my motherboard supports DDR2 or DDR3. I did some tests for it, but got different results. I ran dmidecode and got ...
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can I buy ddr3 ram for my laptop or I have to buy ddr2?

My laptop is Hp pavilion dv5 1041et http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?cc=us&lc=en&product=3793488 It has 4GB RAM (but my current windows is x86 so it does not matter). However I ...
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Do DDR3 SODIMM modules come in sizes greater than 8GB?

I'm really interested on buying a 1x16GB DDR3 SODIMM module because my laptop has only one memory slot. I know that DIMM modules with 16GB do exist. But I can find only packs with two 8GB modules of ...
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What's the difference between DDR3 PC3-1300, PC3-1600, PC3-12800, etc

My mainboard has only 2 slots for RAM. Currently, Speccy says that I have: 2 x Kingston 4GB DD3 PC3-10700 Can I replace these RAMs with 2 x 8GB DD3 PC3-12800 My mainboard is a Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2 ...
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Can I put DDR5 RAM in my HP laptop

I have a HP Pavilion G6 Laptop with 4GB RAM in one slot that is DDR3. Can I upgrade with DDR5 RAM on the other slot or will it not support it at all? I know DDR5 is also used in graphic cards but ...
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MSI G41M P33 Combo motherboard beeps

I thought of upgrading my old desktop and hence bought MSI G41M P33 COMBO mobo and Transcend 4GB DDR3 RAM (JM1333KLN-4G) ram. However when I have installed (mobo+ DDR3 ram) the mobo beeps 3 times. So ...
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Added 2BG of RAM to my laptop’s 8GB but Windows 10 (64bit) only sees 8GB and does not see the full 10GB as physical memory

I installed 2GB of RAM into my new laptop (Acer Aspire E5-571-5688), which used to be in my old broken laptop. This would make my total RAM into 10GB (1x8GB + 1x2GB). My problem is that Windows 10 (64-...
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How do I tell how many GB a RAM stick has?

My old laptop broke down and now I've stripped it down to the motherboard. I've collected all the useful items, such as the RAM sticks. I now have got 2 sticks, one 4 GB and one 8 GB. How do I ...
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Dell Inspiron 15R (N5010) i3 2.6GHz Ram Upgrade Crash

I have a Dell inspriron n5010 i3 2.6GHz M390 with 1333MHz 2GB memory with windows 8.1 32bit Operating System. I wanted to upgrade the RAM, i could not find any 1333MHz 4GB memory So i bought a DIMM ...
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How to get memory up to 1333 or higher on EVGA X58 3X SLI Core i7 Motherboard

I'm trying to go up on my DDR3 from 1066 to 1333 but Windows keeps crashing upon startup; before / after login screen. I have a EVGA X58 3X SLI Core i7 Motherboard. I upgraded from 3 Gb to 12 Gb and ...
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How to find MHz of ram sticks [closed]

I bought some ram sticks at the local computer shop in my town. Trying to upgrade my laptop. however my laptop is 1600 MHz, i do not know how much these sticks are. Is there anyway to find out without ...
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How to find out RAM speed

I was in a shop today and wanted to know the speed of the installed DDR3 RAM. The assistant went to Task Manager > Performance and under the memory tab it said 800MHz. He said this means it's 1333MHz. ...
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What RAM will work together? [closed]

I have the following motherboard and CPU: Gigabyte GA-P55-UD3R mainboard and Intel i7 860. And I have the following RAM: KHX1600C9D3K2/4G (2x2GB) and I want to buy this pair: KHX1600C9D3K2/4GX (2x2GB)....
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DDR3 SDRAM compatibility: clock speed and timings

I want to upgrade my computer’s DDR3 SDRAM, replacing the single module that it currently has with newer ones. I am wondering if I must (or ought to) stick fairly strictly to the DDR3-1333 version ...
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DDR3 204-pin laptop RAM chip in a DDR3 240-pin desktop slot?

I assume it can't be done, but I'm not a hardware guy. So, can you use a 204-pin DDR3 ram chip meant for a laptop in a desktop motherboard that has 240-pin DDR3 slots?
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Can I use 3x2GB plus 3x4GB ddr3 RAM triple channel?

Made the mistake of thinking 12GB was enough, but I keep crashing out of memory while running sparse matrix solver... a few more GB should do it. Is it valid to replace 3 of the 2GB modules with ...
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Can I use two types of DDR3 in the same motherboard?

I have a DDR3 RAM of 1333MHz of 4GB on my motherboard (Asus H61M). I have another stick of RAM DDR3 1600 MHz of 4GB. Can I use this in the other slot along with the original to reach a combined 8GB? ...
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Should we expect DDR3L RAM to work on the Intel first-gen Core i3 platform?

I have a 4 GiB DDR3 RAM, a 4 GiB DDR3L RAM, and a laptop with an Arrandale-based Intel Core i3 CPU and an Intel HM55 chipset. The DDR3 RAM works fine on both Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit) and Windows (...