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November 3, 2012 9:57:56 PM

i bought RAM off of newegg, the G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-16GBXL .It crashed my computer repeatedly after I put in in. I had 8gb of 1600 DDR3 ram in the mobo already, equalling 24 gb.Why did it crash? My mobo I also bought from newegg the ASRock 970DE3/U3S3 AM3+ AMD 770 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard. Is it bc of the difference in the RAMs? Or what?
Thanks so much. This is the first time in my life I have built a computer, so Im sort of a noob. Thanks!
November 3, 2012 10:16:02 PM

did you try with just the 2 new RAM. sometime they just don't work if you mix them.
November 3, 2012 10:46:32 PM

rgd1101 said:
did you try with just the 2 new RAM. sometime they just don't work if you mix them.

I did, but it didnt work. I then tried only putting in the 16 gb, but I keep on getting a blue error screen? What should I do?
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November 3, 2012 10:50:03 PM

enter your BIOS and check the RAM timing and voltage
November 3, 2012 10:50:29 PM

You may need to set up the ram in the bios. Sometimes the EEPROM settings for the memory aren't recognized correctly and manually setting it in the bios will fix the issue.
November 3, 2012 10:54:24 PM

Newegg does say that 1600 is supported by overclocking. I'd wager you need to set the new memory according to manufacturer's settings in the bios and definitely check the voltage as Outlander suggested.
November 3, 2012 11:02:15 PM

My specs
Fx 6200 OC'd to 4.3 GHz
AsRock 970 mobo
NVidia Gtx 660ti
2 TB WD green HDD
I Have 5 fans in the case.
750 Watt Power supply

I dont think its my PSU or anything else. So do you guys just suggest putting the 16 gb 1333 in instead of the 8 gb a 1600? And it is impossible to put the 4 together?