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What is the probability I have bad ram???
Oct 3, 2007, 1:20 AM
I'm running PC2-6400 OCZ Vista upgrade ram on my P5KC mobo. The ram is rated at 800mhz. However, I cannot get my system to boot when my DRAM Frequency is set at DDR2-800.
I've talked with OCZ and tried all recommendations listed on their site as well as feedback from other users.
Tonight I did one last test. I have 2x2gig sticks. I tested each stick individually on all 4 DDR2 slots. I was not able to get the machine to boot.
Therefore, can I rule out with great probability that it's not a problem with the ram? And that it's just a question of compatibility with the board?
OCZ is asking me to RMA the ram but then I'll be out of a machine for I don't know how long.
Thanks for the feedback.
Oct 3, 2007
Oct 3, 2007, 2:09 AM
Probably not combatible with your board. You can make sure the voltage is set what the ram is meant to run at.
Oct 3, 2007, 2:28 AM
Yup...I tried the recommended voltage and nothing worked. Thanks for the help.
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Oct 3, 2007, 2:29 AM
Will the ststem boot at all?
Oct 3, 2007, 2:47 AM
The system comes on. The fan comes on. Then the fan spins louder and the system hangs while the fan is spinning. I need to manually shut the system down. Upon next power up, the system boots and gives me an OC'ing error.
Thanks for the help.
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