[SATLUG] memory errors?

Dale Crummie dacrummie at gmail.com
Fri Jul 25 12:58:36 CDT 2008


On Fri, Jul 25, 2008 at 10:21 AM, Todd W. Bucy <toddwbucy at grandecom.net>
wrote:

> I have an interesting problem.  I have a matched pair of OCZ SLI 2 gig
> ddr2 ram sticks (total 4 gigs).  When I have both sticks installed and
> run a memtest I get all sorts of errors.  However when I run memtest
> with just one stick installed (2 gigs) i get no errors.  I have even
> tried to install the sticks in all 4 of my slots both singlly and
> together.  Again both sticks test just fine when they are installed by
> themselves they only give errors when installed together.
>
> Anyone have any experience with this sort of thing?
> thanks for any help
> Todd
>
> When I upgraded my system I used G.Skill DDR800 matched pair, and for a few
days I nearly pulled my hair out with problems.  What I discovered was that
some BIOS don't detect the correct voltages and timing.  All I had to do was
manually set both and its been working great ever since (But thats on an
ABIT mobo)
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Dale Crummie
US Army (Vet)
SOCOM CTU


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