AndroidAndy Posted January 29, 2013 Share Posted January 29, 2013 Hello, I had these 2 x 8GB SO-DIMM DDR3 1600MHz Modules in my Envy 17t-3200 for about 2.5 months with no problems. About 2 weeks ago I noticed random program errors and several blue screens. The processor in this laptop is an Intel Core i7-3720QM 2.60 MHz 3rd Generation Ivy Bridge. I already submitted and received an RMA from CORSAIR, but before I send this in, I want to make sure this memory is really compatible with the HP Envy 17t-3200? First off, this model is not in the CORSAIR memory configurator, also, I couldn't find much support information ( none really ) regarding SO-DIMM support for any 3rd Generation Intel processors. My Windows 7 has the 3rd Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller -0154 driver version 22.214.171.1241 and motherboard uses the Intel HM76 Express Chipset. I have not talked to HP directly about compatible memory, but the included memory is working fine after swapping out the two CORSAIR SO-DIMMS. I have gone to a competitors website ( Cxxxxal ) and they have a match with a HP Envy 17t-3200 CTO ( not sure what CTO is or if my laptop is CTO? ), and the match has a WARNING Maximum memory using PC3-12800 (DDR3-1600) is 8192MB. Then the requirement is for 16GB you would need to use the 16GB kit (8GBx2) DDR3 PC3-10600 • CL=9 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR3-1333 • 1.35V • 1024Meg x 64. So does Cxxxxal know something that CORSAIR and I don't know, is this truly a problem? Maybe the "CTO" is for some other type of hardware that I don't have? I could have ordered the laptop with 16GB of high speed 1600 DDR3 RAM from HP, but I chose to upgrade myself with the CORSAIR product. Not sure if I should just get my replacement with the RMA for this machine and try again, or if this memory is just not compatible with my system configuration? If it is just not going to work, then what are my options, could I ( or should I ) get the slower 1333 memory kit? Would CORSAIR be able to add the HP Envy 17t-3200 to the memory configurator on the website? Not sure what to do, but for now, my system seems to be purring with the original 6GB high speed 1600MHz memory that it shipped with. So I would rather wait for a thorough and specific answer before processing the RMA for the exchange of the same product that may or may not be compatible with my hardware configuration. Thanks for shedding some light on this. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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