War-torn Memory Module And Chatter About PC Upgrades


Yesterday I took one of my dusty and war-torn RAM sticks out of my PC system. I knew I would have Corsair RAM in the system, and I was pretty sure that it would be 1600 Mhz RAM but I wanted to know what type of latency the RAM would have, and the exact manufacturer’s designation. I laughed when I pulled one stick out of the system, because I realized that it would be quite difficult to put the stick back in. Mainly, because a large system fan was very close to the slot. And the CPU cooler takes a … Continue reading War-torn Memory Module And Chatter About PC Upgrades

Blogging Silence Because…


‚Äč My graphics card is toast, and I am not sure if the GPU is dead, or the RAM or the buffer of the card, but it doesn’t matter anyway. I tested everything and I will have to purchase a new one. I write this post with the WordPress mobile app, and damn is this a horrible way to write for the blog. I’ll be back in some days when I found and installed a new card. Continue reading Blogging Silence Because…

I got 4 additional GB of RAM for free…


Great if you can get things for free. I had already 2 x 4 GB of RAM in my system. That means I had 8 GB running in Dual Channel Mode already. But the husband of my mother got 2 x 2 GB and he did forget that he has still a DDR2 and not a DDR3 motherboard. That means the RAM did not fit in his system. He thought I would maybe have a motherboard with DDR3 interface and he is right. I got his 4 GB. He did get them for free from a friend or so but … Continue reading I got 4 additional GB of RAM for free…

How to do a Memory Check to find out if you have a faulty RAM Module installed in your System


In view of the occasion, I will write a short article about a very common way and procedure to make a memory check and to find out if you have installed a faulty RAM Module in your System. A friend called me today and told me that he has some trouble with his computer. He told me about several system crashes and blue screens. You maybe know that this could happen because of several reasons. It might be a faulty memory module but it could be another hardware defect or even a driver problem as well. But those blue screens … Continue reading How to do a Memory Check to find out if you have a faulty RAM Module installed in your System