Questions tagged [memory]

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

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Current DDR3/DDR4 RAM Motherboards

I know of motherboards which will allow both DDR3 & DDR4 formats to be used, this would allow me to use DDR3 for a time, then in the future upgrade to DDR4. My real question is, what ...
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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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Avoiding rowhammer when buying DDR3 RAM

Is it possible to get DDR3 memory that's not affected by rowhammer? ECC is reportedly not a full fix and not viable since the boards I'm looking at don't support ECC anyway. I've seen claims that, ...
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LGA1366 Motherboard compatiable with Xeon E5640 Quad Core CPU?

I'm looking for a motherboard that is compatible with the CPU in question, but it must be with in my $130 Budget. I'm looking for a board suitable for budget gaming. The board must have: 2+ DDR3/...
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Multi monitor frustration

what is the best GPU/Card to use for my work-only rig. I do mainly dev work, Webdesign, massive multitasking with sometimes over 50 browser tabs open on each monitor. I don't game on this PC at all. ...
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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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High performance memory kit for a fanless mini-itx home server based on a i9-10900T and a Gigabyte Z490I AORUS ULTRA?

I am looking forward to build a fanless mini-ITX computer (with a dedicated computer case). The criteria that are important to me for this platform are the following: Reliability: no system crash, no ...
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Suggestioned upgrades for a old Dell Studio XPS 8100

I have been meaning to upgrade my desktop though i am not sure what would be best. Though admittedly i have not kept up to date with hardware so i am completely green in regards to where my specs ...
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DDR4 memory DC recommendation to go with Intel 9900k on Hero XI z390

I have two possible DC (double capacity) memory for a z390 Hero XI with 9900k (at 4.8-5.1GHz); with the context of having 128GB in Windows 10 x64. Timings are a bit different, and price difference is ...
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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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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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Secure EuroDOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem

Does there exists a EuroDOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, where the internal flash memory has write protection, so that the the configuration can't be changed during runtime if write protection is enabled?
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PC Benchmarking for QGIS?

I've just started working as a GIS technician in a land agency firm. I'm handling large datasets such as historic house sales (~500,000 rows of data per year) and executing heavy duty operations, sub-...
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Which Dedicated Server for FFMPEG?

My website converts video to audio and video to video using FFMPEG (full Centos 64bit install). Mostly i got multiple conversions (10-20) real time. I use cache for already converted audios/videos. I ...
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NUC like PC for 64 GB RAM

I'm very happy with Intel's NUC series. I don't do gaming but I need to run memory intensive applications (testing our SAP application + running SQL server). From the NUCs I saw, the maximum supported ...
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Hardware Configuration required to run Multi Node Hadoop on a Laptop

I am looking for a laptop which can withstand Hadoop multi node installation Sqoop queries. Db's like Oracle or MySQL Eclipse IDE for JAVA. Documentation work(MSWord,MSExcel,MSPowerpoint). VMWare ...
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Is it better to have fast RAM or more RAM?

I've recently bought more RAM to expand my PC configuration. Till now I had 8 GB, I bought additional 16 GB. The new ones are faster than old ones and now I have a dillema, whether to combine old and ...
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Will a 3000/3200 Mhz Sodimm RAM work on my 2933 Mhz Laptop?

I have an Acer Nitro 5 and it has 2 slots of Ram (1 being used). On the task manager it says it's using a 2933 Ghz RAM. I have read somewhere that 2933 is really rare to find (in fact even impossible)...
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Does performance and quality of watching videos on YouTube, browsing, working with office or IDE are very sensitive to size of VRAM?

Laptops with integrated AMDGPU (Vega 3, Vega 6) have different size of VRAM. Some models have dynamical automatic size that depended from size of RAM (4GB RAM - 0.5GB VRAM, 16GB RAM - 2GB VRAM etc) ...
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Ram suggestion for dual channel Thinkpad X1 extreme gen 1?

I have a gen 1 Thinkpad X1 Extreme. I just realized I've been running it with a single stick of 32 gb ram the whole time, which I guess means it may be missing out on some dual channel mode ...
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Memory for my build

I'm putting together a part list. The part list is below. PCPartPicker is warning about recommended memory voltage for my selected memory and CPU. How concerned should I be about that? I've never ...
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I need help with iMac RAM improvement guidelines and principles

I have several iMacs at my workplace where I'm tasked with upgrading the RAMs of these. I have several questions regarding this process. Can I mix 4 GB sticks with 8 GB sticks? Do I need to respect ...
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HP Compaq Pro 6305, upgrade video card and RAM memory

I need to upgrade to a dedicated graphics card for an HP 1850 motherboard and also upgrade the RAM. The power supply is 240W; it has no additional cards. I looked for information but I have doubts if ...
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Impossible to Install an operating system on laptop

my friend have a laptop (Lenovo legion y520), we were playing a game of FIFA when we got a suddent blue screen of death. Restarting it would only show a black screen with no mouse interaction, we ...
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Which RAM should I add to my laptop with processor 2133 MHz speed...?

Actually, I want to upgrade my laptop RAM. So, when I was searching for compatible RAM for my laptop I got to know that it was already pre-installed(inbuilt) with 4GB 2666 MHz? Do I need to add 8GB of ...
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lenovo y520 ram and ssd upgrade

I am using Lenovo y520. now everything is fine. but I want to increase the ram and ssd to 1TB. I am not sure about the spec of this laptop eg. the extra slots for SSD and the exact spec for the ram. ...
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What kind of SD card would function on a Sharp XE-A407? Link to the manual is provided in the description

Link: https://www.manualslib.com/manual/416658/Sharp-Xe-A407.html?page=8#manual Please answer these questions: Does it need to be commercial-grade? Can I use less than 32GB? Thank you in advance!
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How to make decision on whether replace current desktop for better performance or not?

I have built my first system around 5 years ago, the main purpose is to do data crunching/machine learning/deep learning related tasks. Most of my hardware was decent at the time (given my budget ~$3K)...
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RAM compatibility

In my Linux system, I have the following memory installed: Array Handle: 0x003F Error Information Handle: Not Provided Total Width: 72 bits Data Width: 64 bits Size: 16384 MB ...
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ASUS F541UV-DM522T RAM upgrade

I'm going to buy additional RAM to upgrade this notebook, but I am not sure which choice will be correct. I'm pretty careful in this case because when I bought theoretically matching RAM to another ...
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LPDDR5 -- maximum number of chips on a single channel

I would like to add more memory chips to a CPU that has an LPDDR5 port. That is, I'd like to use the same set of wires for multiple chips. The chip select will be used to choose which memory chip is ...
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I want to upgrade my laptop's RAM. Windows reports MaxCapacity as 32GB but the manual say 16GB. Which is it and why?

My laptop is a HP 14-ck0521sa. The supplied RAM is 1 x 4GB DDR4-2400 SODIMM and there's 1 additional slot. I'd like to install 2 x 16GB. I'm wondering if the manufacture quotes a lower figure in the ...
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DDR4 and LPDDR4X Performance

I am currently looking into buying a new machine and am confronted with the choice between DDR4 and LPDDR4X RAM. Online, I found various contradictory discussions on the trade-offs between the two ...
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Acer Nitro 5 AN515-54-5812 RAM upgrade - manufacturer or what Crucial/MrMemory say? 32GB or 64GB?

I am considering purchasing this machine but 8GB of RAM just doesn't cut it! So, I do a search for "Acer Nitro 5 AN515-54-5812 ram upgrade" and I get the following two links (links 1 & 3 ...
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ASUS TUF gaming Z490plus 64G DRAM instablility

I've bought ASUS TUF GAMING Z490-PLUS(WIFI) with G.SKILL Trident Z RGB (32GBX2) DDR4-4000. I inserted both RAMs in DDR4_DIMM_A2 and DDR4_DIMM_B2 but it hanged my PC repetitively( in Bios I see DRAM ...
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Card to make a DDR3 "hard drive"

I want to update my old PC with 24 Gb of DDR3 to a new PC with DDR4. Because I do not want to throw away that large amount of DDR3 memory, I want to make a DDR3 drive, to use as temporary storage. I ...
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Hardware specification for Deep Learning research

I need a Desktop computer for Deep Learning research work with large datasets. The models of Deep Learning may be huge and complex, so they may need heavy computations. My budget is INR 250000 i.e., ...
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Which desktop computer should I choose (smaller SSD storage with lower RAM vs higher HDD storage with higher RAM)?

I want to get a new desktop computer. I don't plan on using it play games. It is mostly to do work at home (running python code for analysis, looking through sometimes large excel files, having music ...
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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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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 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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2 in 1 expansion cards?

This question will also be on superuser I use a SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO. LTD. NP300E5E-A02US and it's equipped with a single mini PCIe slot currently occupied by a Qualcomm Atheros AR9485WB-EG ...
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Mini-PCIe card to read RAM of a device

In a security assessment, the following statements were given: Threat: Spoof a device and modify RAM to add program code and change data. Skill: Simple training of a unskilled person Since an ...
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i want to buy a budget laptop for blender

I am new to blender snd I have been using my old laptop but the performance is too bad, so I wanted to change my laptop, so what is the best laptop with better graphics under 90,000 rupees or 1200 us ...
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Laptop recommendation

Recommend a laptop which is portable, good display, backlit and ergonomic keyboard in a price range less than 1500$. It should have i7 quad core or higher, 8gb or 16gb ram, 256 gb ssd or more, ...
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Is there a brand of DDR4-2666 by SPD?

Looking to build an i9-9900X system. According to Intel, RAM should be DDR4-2666 (https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/products/processors/core/x-series/i9-9900x.html). I never overclock. The ...