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

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Why is not my memory running on dual channel?

I have just upgraded my computer from 8GB DDR3 1600 to 16GB. I bought the same brand and specs, Kingston Hyper X 1600 DDR3. My motherboard is and Asus B85M-G, I connected them to B1 and B2 slots which ...
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Adding a low voltage RAM to existing high voltage RAM laptop [duplicate]

I have a Dell Vostro 3558 laptop. My existing RAM size 4GB. It is DDR3 (PC3-12800 800 MHz) I have two slots in my laptop and one is unused. I want to upgrade by 8GB or 4GB. I understand low voltage ...
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RAM Installation didn't work

I have a HP Pavilion 15 Gaming Laptop. It has 1 8gb RAM in and I recently added another following the instructions from some YouTube video. The laptop doesn't seem to recognise it though. I have been ...
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My DDR3 RAM is not running at its native speed

I upgraded my PC. Previously I had 2x4GB kingston hyperx 1866MHz. I then added 2 more sticks of the same type, speed of ram. But now it's only running at 1600MHz which is disappointing. I tried ...
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PC stuck on a reboot loop after crashing, but only if >3 RAM sticks are installed

OS: Windows 10 v1903 (but I guess it's a hardware or BIOS problem) MoBo: ASUS Z97M-PLUS CPU: Intel Core i7 4790K PSU:  XFX 650W P1-650S-NLB9 RAM: 2x Corsair Vengeance 4GB 1600MHz DDR3           2x ...
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After instaling new DDR 3 4 GB ram bios shows the ram but loading windows stucks at the boot logo

This is my first questiin on this site. I will try to explain it clear as possible. I got a SK Hynix DDR3 4GB 1Rx8 ram. (PC3 - 12800U - 11) Model number - HMT451U6BFR8C - PB N0 AA Proccessor - ...
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Can I use this ram (PHOTO) with this motherboard “GIGABYTE GA-F2A88XM-D3H”

Can I use this ram (PHOTO) with this motherboard GIGABYTE GA-F2A88XM-D3H? 8GB PC3-12800R (DDR3-1600Mhz, 2RX4) hynix - p/n: 647651-571
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Is this samsung memory ECC or not

i have question about memory name, everywhere in shops, i could find module like this: https://www.amazon.com/Samsung-1866MHzCL13-RegECC-Internal-M393B2G70DB0-CMA/dp/B00T3CJ6OW You could see in name "...
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Why my computer doesnt recognize this 8gb memory?

My original memory es the is the 4gb and the one I bought is the 8gb, but when I tried to run my comp, it doesn't recognize the 8gb. Please tell me why. Mi motherboard is a FOXCONN H61MXE, processor ...
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RAM upgrade compatibility for HP Elite 8300 Desktop

I have a HP Elite 8300 PC. https://support.hp.com/us-en/product/hp-compaq-elite-8300-ultra-slim-pc/5232866/document/c03345460 It already has an 4GB x 2 RAM installed. The specification of the RAM ...
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Memory Upgrade: 8GB DDR3 Stick Not Detected

I picked up a stick of memory tonight to max out at 16GB supported by the motherboard. I already had a stick of 8GB which has been working well. This is the motherboard: https://www.newegg.com/...
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Have I bought wrong DDR3 RAM memory?

For my older computer I bought a new DDR3 RAM memory based on description of my friend. However, when I tried to install it I have discovered, that newly bought modules are different from the existing ...
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Why does my computer think that there are different memory modules in it the actual ones?

I have tried to improve my mother's old HP computer (with Pentium Dual-Core E5300 2.6GHz) by increasing the RAM in the memory slots. It has a maximum memory of 4GB so I bought two DDR3 memory modules ...
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Can two RAMs with different frequencies (DDR4 Sodimm) be used together in Laptop?

Can two RAMs with different frequencies (but same type: DDR4 Sodimm) be used together in Laptop? (eg: 2400mz with 2666mz)
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How to find the correct memory for my ASUS Desktop PC [closed]

I have a Asus CM6850 desktop computer and it's got four ram slots, two are used (2x4GB = 8GB) and I wanted to get another 16GB of RAM but I'll be out of luck, I found that it only supports up to ...
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2 Identical DDR3 DIMMs Prevent OS Booting When Used Together, But Work Fine Separately

My motherboard is based on Intel Z68 chipset and supports up to 32GB RAM. I wanted to upgrade my current RAM (2*8GB + 2*4GB) to (2*8GB + 2*8GB), so I have 32GB in total. Original (Working) 24 GB ...
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What happened if two DDR 3 RAM with different max bandwidths [duplicate]

I have laptop 8440p and it has two DDR3 Ram one ram max bandwidth is PC3-8500F 533 Mhz but the other has PC3 10700 (667 Mhz) what is the effect on the laptop performance and the parts of the laptops ...
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Why won't my PC boot with 2 sticks of RAM when it will with only one of them?

I have 2 Corsair Vengeance 4GB DDR3 1600mhz sticks that I want to put in my MSI H81I ITX motherboard with an i5 4440 CPU Each stick works by itself in either of the two slots, but if I insert both of ...
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RAM Dual Channel Confusion.

I got 4 slots of memory fitted with 4 memory sticks. Originally, I had 2 corsair xms3 4gb 2x2gb memory stick kit but 1 of the 4 sticks broke due to circumstances, which leaves me with 1 kit and a ...
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Memory stick is showing 4GB but is actually only giving 2GB. Why?

I have a gigabyte 880 GA-ud3h rev 2.2 motherboard which I know supports up to 16 GB of ram, installed with it is a 64-bit Windows 7. On this mother board there are 4 slots for memory, on the first 3 ...
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Errors with Memtest86 V7.5

I am having an issue with multiple tests, but it all started with Test6. I got 14 errors on it the first two passes. I read it might not be a bad stick. So, I went to my mobo manual (M5A97 LE R2.0), ...
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Mixing memory - different brands, same specs - will it work?

I'm needing to upgrade a system with a single 8G Kingston PC3L-12800E-11-13-E3 module. Unfortunately I seem unable to get another identical module. If I can find memory from another supplier ...
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RAM voltage is 1.35 but CPU-z reports DDR3 instead of DDR3L

I have a HP Pavilion 15-ab299nia with 4GB Hynix RAM. HP website says that it has DDR3L RAM but Windows task manager, CPU-Z and Speccy shows DDR3. And it's getting more funny when they show RAM voltage ...
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What does it mean when a ram chip has DDR3L and PC3L properties and vice versa?

I wish to buy a new ram for my laptop. Upon examining my laptop specs, I saw that it is using a DDR3L ram already. After browsing for suitable alternatives, I narrowed it down to this and this as my ...
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GIGABYTE-H81M-HD3 4 RAM modules (4 x 4GB) boot issue

I have GIGABYTE-H81M-HD3 and ran with 2 RAM modules (2 x 4 GB). Now I have bought another two, but after pluging in the PC doesn't boot. It starts, run for a while and turn off and after few second it ...
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Has anyone ever TRIED putting 16GB DIMMs in a sandy bridge / ivy bridge motherboard?

I am writing because I have a few Sandy bridge and Ivy bridge motherboards laying around. Supermicro x9's, Q67, an intel H67 and an Asus H61. Running VMs in some capacity on nearly all of them. I'd ...
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What is the meaning of 11-B2 in RAM specification (Samsung 2GB 1Rx8 PC3-10600S-9-10-B2)

Please read these details first I'm planning to upgrade my Laptop RAM. This RAM is currently in my Laptop: Nanya 2GB 1Rx8 PC3 10600S-9-10-B2 1333 mhz The RAM I'm planning to buy: Samsung 2GB 1Rx8 ...
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Does SO-Dimm DDR3L RAM work in an SDRAM DDR3L slot

I want to upgrade my laptop ram HP notebook 15-ay000nk 4GB ram to 8GB.. and I find only this ram in my country so I want to know if it will be working or not This is my ram 4 GB DDR3L-1600 SDRAM (1 ...
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Will adding more RAM increase FPS in video games?

I was wondering if adding 4GB of DDR3 ram to my PC will increase FPS in video games. I'm using a Lenovo ThinkCentre E73 with the following specs: Intel Core i5 4460S @ 2.90GHz 4.00GB Single-Channel ...
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Why is DDR3 1.5V RAM not working with 1.35V motherboard?

I have a Toshiba C55-A-1M7 laptop with 4GB DDR3L RAM(1600MHz) on a 1.35V motherboard. I purchased 4GB DDR3 RAM(1600MHz) but the new RAM is not working. I've tried the new RAM on a 1.5V motherboard ...
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RAM Upgrade: Memory not detected

I purchased memory stick off ebay to upgrade the RAM on my workstation. However it does not get detected at all. The sticker on the chip reads: 8GB 2Rx4 PC3L 12800R (Samsung). From the seller it has ...
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Can I replace existing ram from PC3-10600U-9-10-B0 to PC3-10600U-9-11-B1

My desktop motherboard (Q65H2-AD) specifies that it supports: Dual Channel DDR3 1333 MHz non-ECC, un-buffered memory The ram I am using has a model number PC3-10600U-9-10-B0 Can I replace it with ...
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MSI GE70 2PE Apache pro - memory upgrade

I need to upgrade the laptop to 32GB, 16GB 1 piece. It has only 2 slots. at present the memory specification is below: https://www.memorycow.co.uk/8gb-8gb-x1-ddr3l-ram-memory-non-ecc-sodimm-1600mhz-...
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Burning smell from RAM

i just installed a new RAM by replacing the old one . both are same specification,but only increase in size of the RAM . here the spec of my old ram 2 GB DDR3 1600 mhz 1.35v low voltage latency 11 ...
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will my total memory decrease if i use 2 2GB DDR2 RAM along with 2 2GB DDR3 RAM?

I have this weird mobo. Gigabyte G41M-Combo. It has 2 DDR2 RAM slots and 2 DDR3 RAM slots... I already am using 2 2GB DDR3 RAM. But what if I use those other 2 DDR2 slots to increase my total RAM?
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2 Sticks 4gb(1866) compatible with 2100(oc) supported motherboard?

Does 1866 ram stick work on 2133(oc) Supported motherboard. I'm pretty confused. Sticks are DDR3. I have MSI 970 MOBO and FX6300(AM3+) Processor.
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Does using of 2 different ram affects the performance?

I have a DDR3 RAM of 1333MHz of 2GB on my motherboard (Asus H61M-k).Can i insert another 4GB DDR3 stick ? or insert 2GB DDR3 instead of 4GB ?
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Is my graphic card damaged/dead?

This morning I booted the PC and I discovered that overnight (no thunders or other electrical variations occurred as far as I know) I got 2 big damages: 2 memory banks dead (G.Skill F3-1600C9D-8GAO) ...
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Aspire E1-572 doesn't detect RAM

I have an Acer Aspire E1-572 and just purchased a Kingston KVR13S9S8/4 to upgrade it to 8GB RAM but the system doesn't detect the new memory. The info about the original RAM that came with the laptop ...
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What does H in PC3-10700H memory stand for?

I have two Corsair RAMs 4GB DDR3 Desktop memory. CPU-Z reports one as PC3-10700 & other as PC3-10700H. See the attached screenshot. What does H in PC3-10700H stand for and is there any difference ...
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Will these RAM work together?

I'm planning on upgrading my PC's RAM. My current RAM is a Kingston 8GB DDR3 stick. Further specifications are in the images here: http://imgur.com/a/ff7yg Anyway, I'm planning on buying a Kingston ...
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Why did my DDR3 memory VSS pin burn?

I have an ASUS P9X79 motherboard. It had one 8GB DDR3 1600MHz memory module installed. I wanted to use some slower 1333MHz Muskin memory I had with it (https://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=...
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Add slower laptop RAM?

I found a few free RAM pieces that i wanted to add to my grandmothers laptop. She currently has 4gb ddr3 1600 running. Would adding 2GB ddr3 10600s 1333 help or will the lower overall speed hurt?
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RAM Upgrade Confusion

I have a Zoostorm PC with a ASUS B85M-GAMER Motherboard. I decided today I wanted to upgrade the RAM, as I will be installing an SSD, but was intrigued to find the 12 GB of RAM was two sticks; RAM ...
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Using two different brands of RAM sticks together

I have two RAM sticks, both are DDR3, the same capacity, same clock speed but come from different manufacturers. Is it fully safe to use them together in the same laptop? If any complexity, what and ...
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4 x 2GB Crucial DDR3 not working with ASUS P8Z68-V LX mobo

I cannot get all 4 of the Crucial memory sticks to boot inside the 4 slots of the ASUS P8Z68-V LX ATX Motherboard. Only 2 - thus 4GB - will allow the boot, anymore and the red light shows. Crucial's ...
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“Inexplicit” RAM Compatibility

I have an HP-Pavilion dm4-1150ca. The CPU is a first gen. Intel Core i5 450m. When I looked at the specifications page of this processor, I saw that it said only DDR3 800/1066 are compatible. ...
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Memory upgrade compatibility issue

I have an ASUSTek P8P67-M (LGA1155) motherboard on my desktop / home computer, which actually has only 8GB RAM, based on two DDR3 1333MHz (PC3-10700H) Corsair 4GB Modules (Part Number CMV4GX3M1A1333C9)...
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PC3L 12800S vs 12800U

What is the difference between DIMM modules labelled as PC3L 12800S and PC3L 12800U, respectively? I guess they are both low-voltage PC3 modules but AFAIK PC3L modules run at 1.35V (instead of 1.5V) ...
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Can I replace a DDR2 RAM module with a DDR3 module?

I am using desktop. here is the Configuration of motherboard. Manufacturer Simmtronics Model SM-IG31-MKII (CPU 1) Version V1.0 Chipset Vendor Intel Chipset Model P35/G33/G31 Chipset Revision ...