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Added new RAM and computer randomly locks up?

Last response: in Memory
March 2, 2014 7:31:37 PM

I just added to my exsiting system RAM (that is a different brand) I have 2 sticks of RAM in two of my black slots and the 2 new sticks in the yellow slot.

Now the comp freezes randomly.
a b } Memory
March 2, 2014 7:40:45 PM

Try running memtest86 make sure one of those sticks aren't bad

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a c 2177 } Memory
March 2, 2014 9:13:46 PM

Mixing DRAM is not a good idea, try the new sticks in slots 1-3 and the old in 2-4, raise the DRAM voltage + 0.50 then if an Intel rig raise the NB + 0.60 or if AMD raise the CPU/NB + 0.75, if no joy let us know the models of the sticks as well as what CPU and mobo