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New RAM causes blue screen? HELP

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June 26, 2012 2:38:51 AM

SO! I just purchased corasir vengeance 16gb kit. But when i install 2 sticks(max my computer can hold due to cords) It causes multiple blue screens and weird black screen error. Can someone help me.

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a b } Memory
June 26, 2012 2:57:14 AM

Need more info. Are these 8GB sticks? If so, maybe your MB doesn't support 8GB memory sticks.
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June 26, 2012 3:25:10 AM

use cpu-z check the speed the mb is set for the ram and it timing.
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June 26, 2012 3:42:14 AM

4x4gb . I cant even get into cpu-z because i bluescreen after windows startup. I currently am using my old memory to make the computer work.
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June 26, 2012 4:23:57 AM

As mentioned by others above, check in your BIOS that timings and clock rates there match what the DIMMs are rated for by the manufacturer.

Download memtest86, make a bootable USB stick / CD / whatever with it and run it on your new RAM and see what happens. On 16GB RAM, each pass will take a while so you may have to leave it to run overnight.

If you get tons of errors at multiple different addresses and multiple different patterns, you either have a compatibility problem or bad RAM. If you get errors that follow a particular address and bad bit(s) pattern, you most likely have bad RAM. In either case, you'll have to swap the DIMMs out.

I had a DIMM two years ago that had an intermittent bit that systematically failed only one specific pattern in memtest86. That was enough to severely mess up my system over the 4-5 days it took me to start suspecting bad RAM might be causing the issues that were cropping up.
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