[SATLUG] memory errors?

Todd W. Bucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Fri Jul 25 10:54:20 CDT 2008


On Fri, 2008-07-25 at 10:42 -0500, Alan Lesmerises wrote:
> Are you sure they're exactly matched?  The first thing that came to my 
> mind was that if they had 2 different speed ratings that your MB was 
> adjusting to when they're installed individually (so they would work 
> properly alone), but when both are installed one or both is not working 
> at the proper speed, hence generating all those errors.
> 
> If it not speed, maybe it's some other kind of slight mismatch between 
> the two sticks ... I'd suggest closely examining them and comparing the 
> markings chip for chip.
> 
> Al Lesmerises
> 
Yes I am pretty sure that they are matched. I bought them together in the same package and they both have the same timings (5-4-4).  
as for comparing the markings...well they both have coolers glued on so I am going by the stickers that came on them.  
see link for picture of my sticks 
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ShowImage.aspx?Image=20-227-269-04.jpg%2c20-227-269-03.jpg&S7ImageFlag=0&WaterMark=1&Item=N82E16820227269&Depa=0&Description=OCZ+SLI-Ready+Edition+4GB+(2+x+2GB)+240-Pin+DDR2+SDRAM+DDR2+800+(PC2+6400)+Dual+Channel+Kit+Desktop+Memory

Todd



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