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    ROG Enthusiast Array Englishman.Xperia PC Specs
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    MotherboardASUS RoG Strix B450-E Gaming
    ProcessorAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
    Memory (part number)Corsair 16Gb DDR3200 LPX
    Graphics Card #1ASUS RoG Strix RX480 OC
    MonitorASUS RoG XG27VQ
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    Storage #2AMD R7 240Gb SSD
    CPU CoolerASUS RoG Ryujin 240
    CaseCorsair Obsidian 450D
    Power SupplyASUS RoG Strix 750Watt
    Keyboard ASUS RoG Strix Flare
    Mouse ASUS RoG Gladius II Origin
    Headset ASUS RoG Strix GO 2.4
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    Ryzen 2700X with 3200Mhz 16gb or 32gb

    Hi to all great people out there. I have one question that I would like to get help or feedback.

    I'm looking to upgrade my ram to 32gb, mostly due to video editing. Well.. it does run super fine with 16gb but since I'm going to spend some cash, I might as well as get more.

    The problem is:
    I have a 2700X and a Strix B450 E Gaming, the QVL is somewhat limited. Even worst, my current Corsair ram sticks are on the QVL and they do give me some problems.

    The BUG:

    When I play DirectX 11 games, sometimes my pc crashes completely, no BSOD just a gray screen forcing me to reboot with the button, also, the DRAM light on the board goes on.

    If I stress test the system, nothing happens, AIDA, Prime, Memtest for hours. Zero problems. DirectX9, 12 or vulkan games also goes on flawlessly. Its just DirectX 11 games.

    I have the Ram on 3200Mhz CL16, I've tried Ryzen DRAM calculator on SAFE, loosen timings myself, increasing voltage to 1.45 to no avail.

    I decided to buy the G.Skill as most people say its the best for Ryzen but what do you guys think?

    32Gb (problably dual rank) and hope it does the 3200?

    Stick with 16Gb and have 3200?


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    TeamROG Moderator Array xeromist PC Specs
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    Laptop (Model)Intel NUC laptop LAPQC71D
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    ProcessorAMD 5800X
    Memory (part number)32GB G.Skill Ripjaws V 3600
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    Buy from a shop that accepts returns, that's my advice. Zen 1 chips just struggle with memory and in my experience I sometimes found stability at like 2933 on a 3200 kit. If you need the extra capacity you might just have to settle for a lower speed unless you want to do days of tuning and testing.
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    ROG Guru: Brown Belt Array RedSector73 PC Specs
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    Laptop (Model)FA506IU-AL130T x 2
    ProcessorAMD Ryzen 9 3900X 12-Core Processor
    Memory (part number)4 x G.SKILL F4-3800C14D-16GTZN 14-16-16-36 Samsung B-Die
    Graphics Card #1Gigabyte Aorus RTX 2080 Ti Xtreme WaterForce (GV-N208TAORUSX W-11GC)
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    Maybe use this QVL for 2000 series. I know it's for 3000 series and higher, but better than nothing to sus out what might work, if you want to look at others apart from g.skill

    The 2000 series memory controller may stuggle with 4xRAM, suggest 2xRAM to hit memory size you want and maybe G.skill Neo branded.

    Might find this tool helpful as well
    Last edited by RedSector73; 10-21-2021 at 12:19 AM.

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