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I recently built my first PC, and since then have been having issues with my RAM.  It continually switches off the XMP profile. I've tried manually setting the RAM speed without the XMP and it will switch that off as well.  Does anyone know how I could fix this issue?

 

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CPU: R7 3700X

MOBO: ASROCK Taichi X570

RAM: Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 2x8GB 3600mhz

 

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Try running 3200mt/s instead maybe.

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Just now, ShrimpBrime said:

Try running 3200mt/s instead maybe.

And maybe try clearing the cmos or update the chipset firmware

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10 minutes ago, Nightruin said:

I recently built my first PC, and since then have been having issues with my RAM.  It continually switches off the XMP profile. I've tried manually setting the RAM speed without the XMP and it will switch that off as well.  Does anyone know how I could fix this issue?

Keep in mind that beyond 2666MHz is considered memory overclocking (OC), there is no guarantee that your system will run stable, even if the your memory kit is rated at that speed, so 3600MHz in your case. 

 

You will need to manually clock your memory lower and start running stress test to confirm stability.

 

To do so go into Bios and disable XMP/DOCP, (excuse the Asus terminology, it is the only bios I know well), then go to advanced settings, then AI tweaker. 

 

From there you are going to want to adjust your memory frequency, I generally recommend single incremental jumps, but I would first start at 3000MHz, then go down to DRAM Voltage and set it to 1.3500V. Save and exit Bios. Iif you get caught it a boot loop and the Bios settings reset to default you know the memory OC was not stable. 

 

If stable enough to post into Windows then run a quick stress test, I recommend Cinebench R15 (runs faster than R20) and if stable restart and post boot into Bios. Also, keep in mind stable in a quick stress test is not the same as stable during a gaming session. Windows stop codes related to memory will also let you know that your memory OC is not stable.

 

If you hit instability along the way start upping the DRAM voltage by increments of 0.010V (so 1.360V, 1.370V, 1.380V... etc) until stable, I would not recommend exceeding 1.450V though. 

 

So once stable at 3000MHz you can push further, 3066MHz, 3133MHz, 3200MHz, 3266MHz, 3333MHz, and so forth, each time testing stability, possibly adjusting voltage and this is how you OC your memory, eventually you will hit a wall.

 

For me this 'wall' was 3466MHz at 1.3750V, but at 3533MHz even at 1.450V I was not stable. As said before mileage may vary. So unfortunately you may not be stable at 3600MHz even if you have your DRAM voltage set higher.

 

Good luck!

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So the thing is, I can run it at 3600MHZ with no trouble. If i boot the computer and head straight into BIOS and enable the XMP, then restart, itll run perfect, no issues, all at 3600mhz. But then if i restart the computer and dont hop in the bios, it resets the XMP. I have no clue why this happens.

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2 hours ago, Nightruin said:

So the thing is, I can run it at 3600MHZ with no trouble. If i boot the computer and head straight into BIOS and enable the XMP, then restart, itll run perfect, no issues, all at 3600mhz. But then if i restart the computer and dont hop in the bios, it resets the XMP. I have no clue why this happens.

 

10 hours ago, TofuHaroto said:

And maybe try clearing the cmos or update the chipset firmware

Did you try this?

PC: Motherboard: ASUS B550M TUF-Plus, CPU: Ryzen 3 3100, CPU Cooler: Arctic Freezer 34, GPU: GIGABYTE WindForce GTX1650S, RAM: HyperX Fury RGB 2x8GB 3200 CL16, Case, CoolerMaster MB311L ARGB, Boot Drive: 250GB MX500, Game Drive: WD Blue 1TB 7200RPM HDD.

 

Peripherals: GK61 (Optical Gateron Red) with Mistel White/Orange keycaps, Logitech G102 (Purple), BitWit Ensemble Grey Deskpad. 

 

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