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Problems with RAM


New member
Feb 19, 2020
PC Experience
Some Experience
About 5yrs ago I had a pc built by Novatech, (quite expensive), NO PROBLEMS for 4yrs, then all sorts of unusual things, latest is RAM problems, mobo is gigabyte z170xp and ram is stated on both actual motherboard AND ALSO manual as being DDR4, yet DDR 2 is fitted in motherboard and is causing problems. I dont under stand how DDR2 can fit into DDr4 slots. Can anybody hwlp.. Tankyou!


Oct 19, 2008
Wirral UK
PC Experience
Very Experienced
Hi and welcome to FpcH.

Your MBoard specs state DDR4 RAM as you state.
The QVL only lists DDR4 RAM. click here

DDR 2 is fitted in motherboard and is causing problems
You should not have DDR2 RAM in DDR4 slots.
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