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HELP, Ryzen 5 3600, MSI b450 tomahawk max memory issue

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Hi guys, as title I just updated my rig with a new mobo and cpu and updated the bios to the latest version. My ram is 2 dimms of samsung at 2400 mhz, the other 2 are crucial ballistix at the same speed. In my previous config I pushed all 4 dimms at 3000 mhz, now I they aren't stable even at 2933.
The problem is that when I oc the ram sometimes it boots up and it's ok, then when I shut down and power off again it refuses to boot or even it did not post.

Please help me
 

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Stop mixing ram
 
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+ 1 from eidairaman1 every MB manual recommends using the exact same RAM.
 
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If you already have updated bios to latest version there is not much more you can do. Unfortunately am4 platform is very sensitive to anything related to memory and that's huge downside of that platform. Since i build PCs which is almost 20 years none platform before wasn't that sensitive to memory mismatching and so strict on memory compatibility.

IMO there are only two things you can try with current set of sticks. First is to put them in correct order like for dual channel: one set to A slots and other one to B slots or whatever ram slots are labeled on that board. Second thing, if xmp profiles are not stable try to manually set frequencies, timings and infinity fabric clock.
 
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If you already have updated bios to latest version there is not much more you can do. Unfortunately am4 platform is very sensitive to anything related to memory and that's huge downside of that platform. Since i build PCs which is almost 20 years none platform before wasn't that sensitive to memory mismatching and so strict on memory compatibility.

IMO there are only two things you can try with current set of sticks. First is to put them in correct order like for dual channel: one set to A slots and other one to B slots or whatever ram slots are labeled on that board. Second thing, if xmp profiles are not stable try to manually set frequencies, timings and infinity fabric clock.
Yeah I resolved temporarily pulling out samsung's dimms. Now with only crucial ballisitx semms really solid.

QUESTION:
I overclocked them to 2800 mhz, stable

Should I buy ohter 2 dimms that are the same or should I go with a new set of ram?
 
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Yeah I resolved temporarily pulling out samsung's dimms. Now with only crucial ballisitx semms really solid.

QUESTION:
I overclocked them to 2800 mhz, stable

Should I buy ohter 2 dimms that are the same or should I go with a new set of ram?
not when you can get a better performing set like this on your qvl.



or step up to a decent 3600 kit.



you're in Italy so it would all depend on what ram prices run there.
not sure how this converts over there or how your taxes are.

 

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I know it's not a good idea, but what I can do?
Either sell that samsung ram for more of the exact same crucial, or vice versa or get a better motherboard.
 
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