Can You Mix RAM Brands?

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If you are planning on upgrading the RAM capacity of your PC, then understanding all the specs and related compatibility issues can get a bit overwhelming. One of the most common questions asked is “can you mix RAM brands?” The simple answer to this query is a resounding yes! You can certainly mix RAM brands. …

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Does Ryzen 5000 Support DDR5?

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Unfortunately, AMD Ryzen 5000 does NOT support DDR5 RAM. They are neither designed around the DDR5 specifications nor can they be upgraded to support DDR5. In the following text, I will further detail whether AMD Ryzen 5000 supports DDR5 by looking at its specifications. I will also discuss that RAM sticks and slots are not …

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Does My Motherboard Support Quad Channel Memory?

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To get the best out of your RAM sticks, they should operate in multi-channel mode. The higher the data channels, the better the performance of the RAM sticks. Most motherboards offer dual-channel technology. Therefore, the answer to your question, “does my motherboard support quad-channel memory?” is generally a no. An average commercial PC, or even …

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Which Intel and AMD CPUs Support DDR5 RAM?

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DDR5 RAM modules are finally here; however, as is the case with every new RAM generation, you need to have newer-gen hardware to support them, this includes newer compatible CPUs. So which Intel and AMD CPUs support DDR5 RAM? Currently, there aren’t many Intel or AMD CPUs that support the newer DDR5 RAM. Of course, …

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How to Check if RAM is Dual Channel?

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So you’ve bought a new 16 GB memory kit with two RAM sticks and full-on RGB features. Excitedly, you install the new RAM sticks in the motherboard and boot up your system. Everything seems fine till your PC starts stuttering. Your games take significantly longer to load, and your FPS is taking a hit. Is …

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Which RAM Slot to Use? Does it Matter?

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Yes, it does matter what RAM slot you use. When building a new PC, there is a ton of do’s and don’ts that you need to be aware of. One such big caveat is when installing RAM sticks on your motherboard. Do you know which RAM slot to use first? It all depends on your …

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Where is RAM in Device Manager?

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If you have ever accessed the Device Manager on your Windows, you may have noticed that a tab for RAM is missing. So where is RAM in the device manager? Well, the simple answer is that RAM does NOT exist in the Device Manager at all. Hence, you cannot find it listed there.  There are …

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