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post #1 of 9
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Hi guys,

i just installed my maximus iv extreme yesterday. and my system has freeze for few times because something causes the crash. i don't know what is going on. i was trying to update BC2 just now. It freeze on the half way. can anyone help me? please..
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post #2 of 9
It might be the ram not the board itself, try swapping them around to see if they are any better if not run a memtest
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post #3 of 9
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oh ok.. how can i do the memtest?
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post #4 of 9
theres two ways to do this get memtest86 or use the memory diagnostic tool on ur windows installation disc as an alternate if u cant get memtest86
Edited by nGm@ze - 7/23/11 at 4:55am
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post #5 of 9
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so you think mostly is caused by the ram which is not supported by the motherboard?
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post #6 of 9
Sorry for the late reply, well at least thats what i think since u describe the situation this way
Edited by nGm@ze - 7/23/11 at 4:53am
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post #7 of 9
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i have tried the memory dianostic tool . i ran four times, no error has been detected
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post #8 of 9
i have no idea then, sorry
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Kingston ValueRAM 4GB DDR2 800MHz (2GB*4) Samsung 830 Series 128GB SSD (Boot drive) Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB + 7200.14 1TB (... Pioneer DVD-RW DVR-212 
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Kingston ValueRAM 4GB DDR2 800MHz (2GB*4) Samsung 830 Series 128GB SSD (Boot drive) Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB + 7200.14 1TB (... Pioneer DVD-RW DVR-212 
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post #9 of 9
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i think i sort it out now. the ram is incompatible with the motherboard. the ram that i used (Corsair Vengeance CMZ8GX3M2A1600C8 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3) is not in the QVL . i have to get other ram which is like G.Skill Sniper F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR2 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3
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Seagate 1 TB and OCZ Vertex 2 120GB SSD LG Blu-Ray Writer Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Corsair AX 1200 
Case
Cooler Master HAF X 
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Seagate 1 TB and OCZ Vertex 2 120GB SSD LG Blu-Ray Writer Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Corsair AX 1200 
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