DDR5 only OCs well in 2 sticks. 4 sticks is not supported for OC and is luck base.
I used G.Skill Trident ram on my z690, was suggested ram on forums and from digging around on markets has highest speeds.
If only on 2 sticks,
Finish your windows updates
Install your mobo drivers
Install your video drivers
Finalize all your 1st time PC stuff.
Put in for a return on the Ram,
Order a better set.
If you needed 4 sticks to have enough Ram, bear in mind....memory controller only supports 128. We can purchase 2x48 gig ram kit right now. That is 92gigs in 2 slots!
No reason to do 4 dimm slots in ddr5.
My g.skills would not overclock till I got my bios updated. Board came with stock bios.
Dark Kingpin z690 with 12900k.
Used XMP profile in bios was easy.
Memory training is slow when making change.
post edited by Gamefever - 2023/05/15 04:44:55