So I've been having trouble with my motherboard. It's a EVGA P67 SLi motherboard. (BIOS and everything is up to date). I'm running 2x4GB of G.Skill Ripjaws and the computer will not boot with them in the dual channel orientation
|| 4gb || slot || 4gb || slot || per the motherboard manual.
They will run like this however:
|| 4gb || 4gb || slot || slot||
Which is odd. And I have already RMA'd the RAM, each runs perfectly by itself, but when put together in dual channel orientation, no boot, no error code by the MB either. (I have also tried to see if the slots are broken, it will boot with 1 stick in any slot).
So I bought 2x8GB Crucial Ballistix LP and tried that. Still no dice. Called EVGA support and it was helpful, just didn't fix the problem. They said my motherboard doesn't support 2x8GB sticks, which is appalling to me. Nonetheless it still didn't boot with the 2x4GB sticks. So It's either the RAM I'm using or the motherboard is busted.
If it's the motherboard, could you recommend a new motherboard that will support my 2x8GB sticks of Crucial RAM? I guess in order to answer that question you'll need to know my setup: