This is my first pc build. All has gone great so far except for the issue in the title. I tested this with two different games so far (Skyrim and APB Reloaded). **HD 3000 integrated graphics**
What happens is, I begin to play the games with all 4 x 4GB ram sticks and my games crash within 5 minutes. Once crashed I have to power the pc off and back on.
But oddly enough, if I play the games with just one 4GB ram stick all works fine. So this lead me to believe that maybe I had some bad ram sticks.
I ran memtest86 five different times. The first four tests were with one different 4GB ram stick installed for each test. On the fifth test I ran all 4 x 4GB ram sticks. After all tests, no errors were shown.
I have tried googling my issue but haven't had much luck.
I wonder if maybe something is overheating, but HWMonitor seems to think everything is fine. Also I have wondered about my PSU, but I wouldn't think it would be the cause because its 850w and supposedly a good PSU.
BTW yes I have updated my bios.
Although, I have not messed with any settings in the bios.
Is there a chance that some voltages are set wrong?
This is my build:
Case: Silverstone Raven RV03 Motherboard: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 CPU: i5 2500k @ 3.3GHz (stock clock) Memory: G.SKILL Sniper Low Voltage (1.25V) Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) HDD: Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm 500GB PSU: OCZ ZX Series 850w
GPU: Gigabyte 6850 Windforce (still in mail )
Thanks for the help everyone!
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Is it stable with 2 modules? Are you running 4 modules at 1.25v or 1.35v?
I've been running all 4 at 1.25v and yes 2 are stable. It's funny you mention the 1.35v. I just now was reading a topic on that.