Installed RAM In Your Computer, What Is Next?

The real reason why your RAM is slower than advertised!

Learn about an extra step most end users forget when installing RAM.

Episode #12-36 released on May 13, 2022

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RAM is one of the simplest things to install in your computer. For the uninitiated, it as simple as opening the tabs and pushing the RAM down until it clicks. There are no drivers to install, and when you boot into your operating system, it usually just works without any issues. The issues occur with overclocked RAM DIMMs.

The majority of people will not notice the RAM is running slower than the manufacture rated, but for those wondering what is going on, it is a matter of simply engaging the proper settings in your mainboard bios.

To enable the higher speeds of most DDR4 and DDR5 RAM DIMMs you have to enter the advance mode and head to your mainboard overclocking menu. You will have XMP options, and you will simply need to enable XMP 1.

It is a good idea to use the same type of RAM to avoid issues. This is because you will not be able to adjust the clock higher than the slowest RAM DIMMs in your computer. If you are adding faster RAM, replace all the RAM at once. If you are increasing RAM, buy the same kind of RAM. Never forget to adjust the timing either with XMP when available or manually. Otherwise, the performance will default to the non-overclocked speeds of that RAM DIMM.

Host : Steve Smith | Music : | Editor : Steve Smith | Producer : Zed Axis Dot Net

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