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Discussion in 'PC Forum' started by Jakeman, Aug 4, 2006.

  1. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    I got my 4 new sticks of Transcend. At first they didn't work, but then I reset my CMOS to clear any old timings, then they worked. Memtest ran overnight, no errors. I think I'm in good shape now.
     
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    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    It's happening again. I had WoW errors being caused by a stick that randomly went bad. Then my computer didn't POST. After some troubleshooting it appears my slot 1 and 2 are bad, and an additional stick is bad, leaving 2 good sticks / slots.

    What the **** can cause RAM to just line up and die? Or RAM slots for that matter? This is the second time this has happened. New mobo / RAM / PSU / surge strip the first time around, and it is still happening again. This is tyan recommended memory for my specific board with default CMOS, btw.
     
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    Only thing I can think of is PSU. What are you running?
     
  4. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    All slots are working again. Back to just one bad stick. This it inconsistent as hell.

    Yes I cleared the CMOS.
     
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    Jake what program were you using for the mem test?
     
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