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Questions tagged [memory]

For questions about the hardware used to store information for later use by a computing device.

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RAM upgrade help [closed]

I am lately experiencing RAM troubles on my PC and would like an upgrade. PC is 5 years old, below you may find screenshot with stats. Main usage is work: MS Office and statistical software. I am ...
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USB EEPROM Flash Programmer with Linux support

I bought a CH341 or similar ROM programmer (GZUT OnePro) from Ebay ages ago, but it has absolutely no Linux support whatsoever, and its Windows drivers are not WHQL which requires you to disable ...
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Best PSU Option for a Lenovo M92P OEM Full Desktop?

Let me clear up as best I can... I am contemplating pulling the trigger on a refurbished Lenovo M92P OEM Desktop Tower that I found for cheap online, the tower looks like this --> Currently, the ...
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Searching memory for motherboard and existing memory

I have a Gigabyte F2A88XM-HD3 motherboard which has 4 memory slots. In two of these slots I have two Corsair CMV8GX3M1A133 1333 Mhz DDR3 8G modules. I have found https://eu.crucial.com/eur/en/...
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Asus X470 compatibility with ECC RAM

I currently cannot boot my PC due to an incompatible memory. I am looking for ECC ram compatible with these components: AMD RYZEN5 2600 Asus X470-PLUS GAMING I know the motherboard and the CPU can ...
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Will a non-ECC memory work with motherboard and CPU that supports ECC?

I have this two components that support ECC memory: AMD RYZEN 3 1200 AMD RYZEN MSI B450M PRO-M2 On the other hand I have this memory 4 GB DDR4 2400 KINGSTON VALUE CL17 Questions Are they going to ...
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DRAM manufacturers

I wanna try to build something called a Physical Unclonable Function. It is some kind of hardware authentication feature. When the RAM is not getting refreshed it will decay and leave a pattern which ...
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HTC 10 DRAM model [closed]

I wanna try to build something called a Physical Unclonable Function. It is some kind of hardware authentication feature. When the RAM is not getting refreshed it will decay and leave a pattern which ...
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New 11.6" laptop with 16GB RAM

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad 11e with an Intel Celeron CPU N2940 and 8 GB of memory (Crucial Single DDR3 1600 MT/s). Intel's website states the Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type) is 8 GB, but I ...
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Picking the right memory, psu and mobo for a ryzen 2700x + gtx 1070 ti non OC build? [closed]

MOBO I don't fully understand all the subtle differences between different mobo models. I know 470x supports SLI and think b450 doesn't. I also know some mobo models have wifi, faster Ethernet and/or ...
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What RAM chip does a Galaxy S5 have and what is the largest size compatible RAM chip (soldered) [closed]

BACKGROUND: Why I want to do this (so that I don't get "just upgrade your phone" answers) In the absence of being able to upgrade, I would live with the S5 forever. I have a backup S5 so I can ...
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Hardware upgrade after a long time: which MB, RAM, CPU, and GPU? [closed]

Time to upgrade my desktop PC, which - unlike most people - I do very rarely, which also means that I'm currently quite out of practice with buying new HW. My computing and graphics needs are not ...
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What is ASUS K55A laptop RAM max speed?

I have right now 1GB and 4GB DDR3 ram sticks inside, but I'd like to upgrade the 1GB to 4GB, but I'm not sure, what exactly am I supposed to look for. Originally, I got my 4GB inside, I just added ...
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Alienware 17 16 GB RAM upgrade

Here is the manual for the system specification. I'm unsure if this RAM is the right product for my laptop. If I'm wrong with making a purchase for this product. Please recommend a product that's on ...
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Why is the production year of a mac relevant? [closed]

Is the production year really a requirement for running the newest os with the newest xcode? Shouldn't it be enough fulfilling the hardware requirements such as cpu, ram, hdd, etc? If I in theory buy ...
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RAM upgrade for Lenovo Legion Y520

I just cracked open my laptop to find out exactly what RAM is currently installed. It appears to be this part. I'm just wondering - can I buy any 8GB stick of DDR4-2400Mhz 260pin Sodimm RAM? I'm ...
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Should I buy more RAM for my Lubuntu 18.04 host / Virtual Box Wins 8.1 Guest?

I am running Lubuntu host and virtual box Wins 8.1 guest together, and looking at the current RAM on my machine the output is this: Even though there is a slight degradation in performance in the ...
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Compatible RAM upgrade for 2GB DDR3, 1DIMM

My laptop is : Acer-Aspire-ES1-512 2GB DDR3 RAM, expandable upto 8GB, 1DIMM, 1slot. 2x Intel Celeron N2840 @2.16GHz want to run Ubuntu18.04 64bit I want to upgrade my RAM, upto 4GB. What RAM will be ...
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What benefit would I see with more than 4GB RAM in a Chromebook?

I am in the market for a Chromebook. This will be a second machine, like a Kindle Fire with a keyboard. I'm not imagining any kind of power use at all, just streaming, reading, word processing, ...
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Intel® Core™ i5-8269U Processor has memory of LPDDR3-2133

I'm building a laptop. Don't ask why I just am. Im looking for memory chips for my Intel® Core™ i5-8269U Processor. I am so confused. I don't know what lpddr3 chips to get for 16gb of ram. Im leaning ...
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Can I use two brands of RAM? [closed]

I have a corsair vengeance 8gig DDR3 RAM in one slot. I want to upgrade it with same speed and capacity but with other brand. Does they work fine? Or I have to use the same brand? TIA
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Pairing RAM stick with one that is soldered on the motherboard [closed]

My laptop is the ASUS F556UA-UH71, and its motherboard number is the X556UAK. It has 8GB of RAM soldered on the motherboard itself with the following specs: DDR4 2400MHz, timing: 15-15-15-35. Mind you,...
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Suggestion for RAM upgrade for Dell 5567 i3-7100U CPU @ 2.40 MHz

Please can someone recommend how much additional RAM (8GB or 4GB) shall I upgrade to for below present specs: Model: Inspiron 5000 Series - 5567 Model, Processor - i3-7100U CPU @ 2.40 MHz, Ram - ...
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Memory for amd ryzen 5 2600X ryzen 7 1800X

I am looking for a DDR4-3200mhz 16Gb (2x8) memory under 170$ that will work at full speed or over 3000 mhz out of the box without overclocking with ryzen 5 2600X or ryzen 7 1800X and gigabyte X470 ...
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Lenovo V570 RAM Upgrade

Currently, I have 5.7 GB of memory (RAM) on my Lenovo V570 laptop running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I popped the hood and I see and a 4 GB and a 2 GB chip. I did some research and found out there I might ...
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Which RAM should I prefer (CL vs PC)?

I'm thinking to buy new RAM (for Lenovo 320 15AST, motherboard is LNVNB161216). I had 4GB, I need 8GB. My current RAM is m471a5143sb1 2133Mhz, CAS (CL) 17, PC19200. I was looking at two with such ...
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Slim USB Type-C Pen Drive

I am looking for a slim usb pen drive with just a type c connector. Something like this: https://www.sandisk.com/home/usb-flash/ultra-fit Has anybody seen something like that already? Best -johannes
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Which notebook is better to use Android Studio?

I need a notebook to use Android Studio. Which one below is better (all models have 8GB RAM and 15.6" FHD screen)? And what is most important in my case (RAM, Processor, SSD...)? You can also ...
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Laptop memory upgrade confusion [closed]

I am planning to order a Lenovo ThinkPad E570. It comes with a 4GB DDR4 SODIMM stick. I want to throw in more RAM. So 1) if it's a DDR4 system, would it support DDR3 as well? 2) should I buy an 8GB ...
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Memory upgrade suggestions by Crucial [closed]

I'm hoping to upgrade my ASUS X550LC laptop with an additional memory. As possible upgrades for my laptop I got suggestions by crucial software here. For compatible memory it shows only 8 GB memory ...
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Maximization of a Ram Hardware Configuration [closed]

I'm thinking about getting a cheap PC I can pack with lots of RAM and play with Hyper-V a little more at home rather than bogging down my main Windows PC, and since my other Windows PC is Home Edition....
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Lenovo ideapad 320 or Asus ROG for graphic/web design?

I need some advice on the laptop for design. I'm in between two options, more or less equal in price. What i use it for UX/UI design, hence Photoshop with tens of artboards (here is the adoby info ...
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Optimal RAM for Threadripper 1950x 64GB or 128GB build

I'm planning the build to (finally) upgrade my Phenom II 1090T system and have chosen a 1950x Threadripper CPU and an ASRock Taichi X399 motherboard (the dual Intel gigabit NICs in the Taichi were the ...
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Graphics card and Power supply for architecture and 3d Modeling

I have a friend who is an architect and now is looking to build 3d models. He needs a new pc for fast 3d rendering and architecture related work. Here is a list of components that I recommended. ...
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What RAM should I put in my Lenovo Z500?

I want to upgrade my Lenovo Z500 from 6GB to 8GB of RAM, but all the numbers confuse me. What are memory channels? Does dual channel 800 Mhz equal 1600 Mhz? Do I want DDR3 PC3 or PC3L? How many pins? ...
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Can I use DDR4 3000 rather than DDR4 2400 with ASRock Z270 Killer and I7-7700K kaby Lake

I am looking at a combo on NewEgg, https://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.3579279, that has the following pieces: Intel Core i7-7700K Kaby Lake Quad-Core 4.2 GHz ...
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Extreme Streaming Setup

I am trying to build a new streaming PC (from scratch) for a long-time streamer with a really old configuration. Basic needs are: Fluid encoding at 1080p 60fps (8+ hours per day!) Gaming at 1080p ...
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Is this laptop compatible with 1 x 16 GM RAM? [closed]

I'm going to upgrade a laptop Asus N750JK and plug additional memory in it. My goal is to have maximum available capacity installed, but the specs of the laptop seem to contradict with the specs of ...
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does memory configuration affect cpu usage? [closed]

I've got this configuration: intel i3 8100 CPU 8 GB DDR4 2400MHZ in a single module MSI 1050 TI 4GB Video card MSI Tomahawk Z370 MOBO I notice 100% cpu usage especially when gaming even on 2011 games ...
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Xeon 2011-3 motherboards that support *unbuffered* (non-registered) ECC RAM?

I'm looking at raw memory speed in a setup where RAM bandwidth is important. Right now the servers are using Xeon E5 16xx v3's and v4's with about 96 - 160 GB of ECC RDIMM 2133/2400. A lot of people ...
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Budget Programming and Image Editing laptop under 300 Euros (Spain)

I need a laptop for entry level programming (small projects) in Java, SQL, PHP and various other languages, as well as various image editing tasks with photos smaller than 12 MP. I've done some ...
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Best RAM for Blender Cycles Rendering for PC I'm Getting Built?

I need a really good large RAM for a PC I want to get built meant to render Blender Cycles. Requirements: Compatibility with the MSI X399 board. Compatibility with the (non-OC'ed) AMD Ryzen ...
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Determining memory compatibility

I am to purchase RAM for my newly purchased ASUS P10S-M WS/IPMI-O that supports 4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR4 2400/2133 MHz ECC, Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory Dual Channel Memory Architecture and Intel® ...
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Ryzen Motherboard with ECC support

I am looking at doing a NAS build with Ryzen 3 or 5. I read that Ryzen supports ECC if the motherboard supports it. Do any ECC Ryzen Motherboards exist? According to PC Part Picker, no boards with ...
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Cheap PC with 8GB of RAM

I'm looking to purchase a PC to run my Minecraft server on. It needs 8GB of RAM and a decent processor. I'm not going to do much else with it, so I don't need a large HDD or an SSD. Ideally, the ...
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PC for Animation and Film software - Maya, Nuke, Houdini, Cubase

I need a new PC, because my old one, doesn't hold up for my use anymore. He's slow has a long loading time and crashes a lot... I'll use it mainly for the following programmes: Maya, Nuke, Houdini, ...
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What make of RAM would compliment my existing one?

I want to upgrade my work PC's memory but I'm not sure what to order. It's running Ubuntu 16.04 and has a Fujitsu D3128-A2 mainboard. Four out of eight memory slots are occupied. This is the output of ...
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Need help picking out a specific motherboard

I need to build a PC for my work, doesn't need an OS and can be a PC or server motherboard... The motherboard has to be able to work with all of the DDR4 options listed below (Not mixed at the same ...
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RAM recommendation

I am looking for a 2x8Go DDR3 RAM below ~150€ based on this configuration: ASUS P8P67-M Intel Core i5-2500K GeForce GTX 980 From the motherboard specifications: Dual-Channel DDR3 2200(O.C.) / ...
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ASROCK Fatal1ty Motherboard X370: Memory support [closed]

http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/Fatal1ty%20X370%20Professional%20Gaming/#Specification I am somewhat bit lost on figuring out which memory that motherboard does support. On one lines it say "- Supports ...