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Kingston HyperX 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel De

Q: Kingston HyperX 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel De

Is this considered value RAM? I bought 2gigs of it for $50, installed it and it is defaulting to DDR-667. Seemed like a steal at the time

http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16820134583

I had to manually go into BIOS and up the voltage and increase the clock - It is now at DDR-800
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And while were at it, newegg.com advertises this http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16820134583
as SLI ready, but I do NOT see where you would hook up the SLI cable. Anybody?
Just a few kinks with the new build

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A: Kingston HyperX 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel De

From the newegg comments:




I feel as like I should clear up the confusion about this memory. This ram is programed to default to DDR2-667 at 1.8volts instead of the DDR2-800 at 2volts. This is because most motherboards default to 1.8v, and it would suck if you were trying to build a new computer and you couldn't boot because your memory only ran at 2v. That's why kingston made it so you can run it at 1.8v(although at a slower speed) and change it to 2v later. YOU NEED TO MANUALLY SET THE VOLTAGE TO 2VOLTS AND SPEED TO DDR2 800 @ 4-4-4-12 IN THE BIOS. If you don't do this then you are wasting good memory. If you don't believe me then read the data sheet here: http://www.valueram.com/datasheets/KHX6400D2LLK2_2G.pdfClick to expand...

So that makes sense...


Also I think your 2nd link is the same as your first

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So magically I have 8gb and dual channel back.

But on the SPD tab the program only shows 2 slots in use.

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A:PC freezing with dual channel DDR2

SOLVED  The recommended voltage of 1.8 wasn't enough when using 4 sticks in dual channel. I raised it to 1.9 and the system is now stable.

http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,156277.0.html
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A:DDR2 dual channel compatibility

You can run different modules at the same time, but it would be better if they matched so you know there won't be any issues. It's up to you. For Vista I would get 2GB if you plan on doing anything besides checking email.
 

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Those two 2GB sticks will run in dual channel if you install them in the correct slots, usually the same color. Adding the 1GB stick will not harm this.

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A:Best mix/match DDR2 in Dual-channel banks?

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That assumes that the PC actually runs DDR2-800 at its nominal frequency.

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A:ddr2 5300 vs 6400

FSB and memory speed are not necessarily related. In the BIOS you should find under ( probably) memory settings, an option to sync or not sync ( or as my board says, link) the memory speed to the FSB. Other BIOS systems may have other listings, but it should be there. With this, the memory will run at normalspeed, with probably the option to clock independently. Even without this, th eFSB should be settable without memory loss.
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As a matter of interest, you would probably find that DDR 8500 memory ( 1066mhz) would be a better overall bet, given that your mobo appears to support it. Price wise, there is not a huge difference, and th ebenefit would definitely be more noticeable
 

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Don't put too much stock in the WEI it doesn't mean that much in the grand scheme of things, if the PC does what you need it to do in timely manner that is all that matters.

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A:Will SDRAM work on a DDR2 Plug?

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Four. You definitely notice a 100% difference in amount over 25% in memory speed - which isn't really noticeable anyway.

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A:can a 533MHz DDR2 RAM and 800 Mhz DDR2 RAM work together ?

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A:Ok to put DDR2-800 memory on a DDR2-400 mobo?

"Typically" you can run faster memory in a machine rated for slower memory - the memory simply runs ate the mobo spec. That said, memory issues are always subjective to the varying tolerances of the memory itself and the motherboard.

I just combined 333 and 266 rated memory in a laptop that's spec'd at 266 - it flies with no issues.

I think you'll have no problems.

Just make double-sure that all the other specs are identical such as voltage, both unbuffered, both unregistered, same latency/speed specs e.g. 2-5-5-5, hopefully both with or both without SPD (or maybe all memory come with an SPD these days?).

Try to run it with the memory, it won't cause any damage. If you start getting errors/crashes, you know it doesn't work.
 

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A:DDR2-667 to DDR2-1066 performance?

Does your motherboard support the DDR2-1066?
 

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A:Question: Dual channel vs. tri channel SDRAM

Hi milrobo,
just to add to what Rick said about memory amount, have a look at this test.
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/memory-module-upgrade,2264.html
 

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A:512MB Dual Channel DDR SDRAM at 400MHz (2x256M) vs 1024MB DDR SDRAM at 400MHz

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If it is an 800MHz bus then take the 512MB RAM module.

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GL
 

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A:DDR SDRAM Dual Channel Issue please help!!!

Please don't post to multiple forums with the same issue. Continue in the thread you posted here: http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/427532-ddr-sdram-dual-channel-issue-please-help.html

Consult the board rules in the link at the top of the page.
 

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A:DDR2 533 fit in a DDR2 800 slot?

Yes, they are physically the same but you may decrease the performance depending on what processor you have.
 

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Actually selecting between 800 and 1066 RAM in the same brand doesn't present to terrible price penalty.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231226

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231219

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A:4gb DDR2 1066 or 8gb DDR2 800

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The difference probably is minimal anyway.

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A:WEI Same for DDR2 800 and DDR2 667 - Confusion

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A:Hyperx Kingston Ram

For timings, basically, the lower the better, and the smaller the numbers that come up first, the better (as in, the first number is more important than the second, which is more important than the third, etc).

I've got no idea why CPUz reports a different set of timings. I don't use CPUz (which I should).

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A:Cannot run Kingston HyperX at spec

You're pretty lucky you got them working all together at anything over JEDEC spec (DDR2-800 @ 5-5-5-15 and 1.8v). Pushing the bandwidth harder will likely result in you finding out why the Kingston RAM is only rated 5-5-5-15 when you max out the JEDEC spec (2.3v) for DDR2-1066, while lower operating voltage are more in line with 5-5-5-18 timing.

Memtest is more a test for inherent errors within the IC's. The modules can test good (no faults), but can still fail in "real world" use due to differences in the advanced timings (especially if you have mismatched "Static Read Level" as they are called in the Gigabyte BIOS -also known as "Performance level" or more universally, tRD).
Could pay to download Memset and check that all the advanced values are equal across channel A and B. (Here is an old screenshot of my secondary system from an older thread- post #2)
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Whatever tWTR and tWR is in the BIOS, add 7 if using 2.00 divider, or 8 is using the 2.40 divider to get Memset value.
Whatever tRTP is in the BIOS, add 2 to get the Memset value.


I doubt you'll get much better than you already have to be honest. Having said that DDR2-960 is pretty good going under the circumstances. You would also get comparable performance (to DDR2-1066 CAS5) using the 2.00 divider (synchonous with core frequency) for DDR2-800 at 4-4-4-12 -assuming you could get the timings that tight- not a given with either of the RAM modules you're using.

Kingston HyperX data sheet (.pdf)
 

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I suggest getting the 1600mhz ram if you want to upgrade to i5/i7 later.

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A:Kingston HyperX VS Corsair XMS

Pretty much both companies go neck n' neck. I prefere Corsair, but in some intel mobo Kingston seems to be just a tad faster.
Intead of stuffing this post with explanation of RAS, CAS, timmings, keep in mind this. The lower the numbers the better.. So a 2-5-5-4 will be faster then a 3-8-8-4
HTH
 

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It's a brand, or series, like Chevy. It's one of Kingston's higher performance series of products.

You generally shouldn't mix memory unless it's a perfect match. Do the speeds, voltages, and timings match up? Is the capacity correct for your system?

You can choose approved memory from here: http://www.ec.kingston.com/ecom/configurator_new/mfrmod.asp

Or let this scan your system and suggest their RAM: http://www.crucial.com/systemscanner/

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AMD Athlon 3400+ Newcastle core
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A:Kingston HyperX ram timings.

Change the slowest module to the faster one, unless the board is specifically requiring the slower one.
But if you are having no problems otherwise, do not change a thing. This sort of a latency problem is not really a problem on most boards.
Some games and graphics programs will require memory in matched sets to be fully utilized, but if you don't get error messages, do not worry about it.
 

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A:BSOD Suspecting SSD Kingston HyperX

Try doing a power cycle of the SSD. The following steps should be carried out and take ~1 hour to complete.Power off the system.
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Let the computer remain in the BIOS for 20 minutes.
Follow steps 1-3 and physically remove the SSD from the system by disconnecting the cables for a desktop or disconnecting the drive from the junction for a laptop.
Leave the drive disconnected for 30 seconds to let all power drain from it.
Repeat step 4.
Replace the drive connection(s) and do steps 5-8 again.
Repeat step 4.
Start your computer normally and run Windows.

The above steps were a result of: Why did my SSD "disappear" from my system? - Crucial Community

While that may not be your drive, a power cycle should be the same on all SSD drives. See how the system responds after the SSD power cycle.

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A:Kingston HyperX Savage question

Often with a motherboard, when the RAM timings are set at AUTO, the board uses a conservative set of timings to ensure compatibility and operation on first bootup. It's a fail safe thing.

All you have to do is go into BIOS and manually set the timings to the advertised specs (9-9-9-35) and reboot. Or else, enable your XMP profile, if your BIOS has that feature. That should be all it takes to get you going.

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A:w7 64bit slow with kingston hyperx 1066 ?

Which version of win7 are you using?
I had a similar problem but not in that scale of delay.

A faulty ram might cause that, but did you do any other tests?

Did you try to install windows xp on it again?

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https://us.msi.com/Motherboard/A68HM...-specification

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A:Lenovo ideapad Z510 RAM upgrade to Kingston HyperX...

Hi Islam,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
Of course yes. Your machine is very much compactible with desired ram. Z510 laptop can support up to 16GB Dual Channel DDR3L-1333 / 1600 MHz
 
Please go through below links for better understanding.
Link1
Link2
 
Let us know how you get on.
Regards,
Shashi
 
Tap that Kudos button if I helped  If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! 

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/Lenovo-ideapad-Z510-RAM-upgrade-to-Kingston-HyperX-Impact-Black/td-p/3308885
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Thanks,
Chris

A:Kingston HyperX Savage 1600 vs Fury 1866

  
Quote: Originally Posted by chris0


Im planning to buy 2x 4gb memory modules but im doubting between the Kingston HyperX Savage ddr3 1600mhz or the Kingston HyperX Fury ddr3 1866mhz, which one is better to take? my cpu is Intel i5 4460 and my motherboard: MSI H97 Gaming 3, maybe this helps in the decision too, I hope someone can help me.

Thanks,
Chris


Here you can find a quick review for those Kingston HyperX Savage 1866MHz & Kingston HyperX Savage 1600MHz

Source

But i quickly looked at your MSI H97 Gaming 3 motherboard specs and i didn't saw support for 1866MHz, looks max is 1600 MHz

You can find the list of supported memory for your motherboard, here:
Support For H97 GAMING 3

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/371968-kingston-hyperx-savage-1600-vs-fury-1866-a.html
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A:Kingston HyperX Blu DDR3 1333MHz -- worth upgrading?

Not at all worth upgrading IMO.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/kingston-hyperx-blu-ddr3-1333mhz-worth-upgrading.175525/
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SSD Alignment

http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/293392-kingston-hyperx-3k-ssd-slow-boot-after-windows-reinstall.html
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A:Ddr2 ram

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/ddr-vs-ddr2.22269/
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John
 

A:DDR2 Ram

You need the RAM that is compatable with your motherboard.
The CPU and Windows version give no hint to that.

As Windows MCE was OEM, its likely to be a brand name (HP, Dell etc), so if you could supply the actual maker and exact model, we could probably help more here?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ddr2-ram.574012/
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Motherboards - P5QLD PRO


If you are not sure of what your RAM timings are, then the free program Speccy can help show what they are.

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/319314-ddr2.html
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or

http://www.overclock.co.uk/customer/product.php?productid=18306

one of them is DDR and the other DDR2.....and how come the DDR2 is cheaper???

Thanks for your help!
Dom

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A:ddr2 ram

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The best way to tell without opening the case is to download/run CPU-Z and check the "Channels #" for Dual. If it's not Dual, then you can swap your memory around to get this working.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/ddr2-ram.72972/
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A:ddr&ddr2?.

Memory on the video card has nothing to do with memory on the computer.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ddr-ddr2.712028/
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A:DDR and DDR2

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ddr-and-ddr2.544463/
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From the gateway site it uses pc2700 ddr memory.
BTW if you input the serial number into the gateway site, you can see everything you want to know about that system.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/do-i-need-ddr-or-ddr2-ram.573113/
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Yes, but the DDR2 800 will clock down to the DDR2 667 speed, so they will all run on that specified speed of 667mhz, non dual channel.

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RAM will only work at the FSB of the motherboard, or at the speed of any slower RAM fitted. Fitting faster RAM will not make it run faster than the FSB of the motherboard.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ddr2-ram.565501/
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A:8GB vs 6GB DDR2

If its just an experiment go for it and have fun, but unless you really need the extra 2gb, I doubt that you're going to see increase in performance...

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ddr2-667-to-533.482679/
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A:M2N-E with DDR2 2.1v??

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/m2n-e-with-ddr2-2-1v.487546/
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Anybody ??
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-much-better-is-ddr2-over-ddr.639729/
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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

It`s not considered to be a good idea to mix ram speeds, as it can cause stability issues on some systems. However, there`s nothing to stop you from trying. Please be aware that the faster ram will automatically be downclocked to the speed of the slower ram.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/different-fsb-of-ddr2-ram.79453/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ddr2-vs-ddr-ram.377199/
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All,

What does the following mean:

Registered/Unbuffered
Voltage
Cas Latency
ECC/Non-ECC

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Thanks!
 

A:Ddr2 Ram

You'll want to match RAM voltage to your MOBO, 184pin 1.7v for example.
Lower Cas letency is faster, you can find 2, 2.5 and 3 usually, but the lower the latency the less stable the RAM is. Usually if you find a 3 it is Buffered and/or ECC for stablity.
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ddr2-ram.392013/
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(Don't know how much of this you need to know but...)

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Thanks,
Matthew
 

A:Can I use my old DDR RAM with my new DDR2 ?

No, DDR2 has a different pin count than regular DDR, not to mention different clock speeds. In all essence, you wont even be able to get DDR1 to fit in a DDR2 slot without alot of breaking things.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/can-i-use-my-old-ddr-ram-with-my-new-ddr2.489305/