Memory: G.SKILL 16GB (4 x 4GB) Ripjaws Z Series DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) 240-Pin Desktop Memory
I can only run computer with 1 stick of this memory or else my computer will freeze up at various time intervals. Whether it be during start up before it gets to desktop, or at any amount of time there after (1 minute to 5 hours). I was running G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory and had the same issue. I can only ever have 1 stick of memory in (doesn't matter what stick of mem I install) without any lockups. Only way out of a locked up computer is a hard reset. Sometimes I have to keep my computer off for a few minutes or else my computer screen won't turn back on with the computer (the computer will power on but won't start booting up windows).
I also just had to buy a new harddrive due to some kind of error that wouldn't recognize(?) that I had a harddrive installed. It would show in bios, but wouldn't boot from it. Also I couldn't overwrite the copy of windows that was on the harddrive and received some other error message.
This is driving my completely batty and would love some help on this. (I built this computer myself.)
Before you ask I've ran memtest86 on all stick of memory together and individually with no errors. I read that maybe my voltages could be off and could be causing the mobo to shut down.
So please help me out here. Thank you in advance.
Other hardware specs:
CPU: AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Thuban 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor
GFX: EVGA GTX550 ti Superclocked
so after 1 hour and 25 minutes flash player stopped working in browser, my game shut down, momentary lock up on desktop, and ultimately a bsod (memory_management). conclusion my mobo doesn't like my memory.
so now i'm back down to 1333mhz with dram still at 1.6v. we'll see how long this works.
just had bsod (PFN_LIST_CORRUPT) after about 5 minutes after restart. random bsod error messages seems like memory issues to me. not sure what to do from here. taking it back down to one dimm of memory until i can find out some new information.