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Only one stick works on my motherboard which is the p8z68 v. When I power on my pc, I get the red led memok on. I press it and it still doesn't boot. Only 1 of the 2 modules works and boots up. I assume its dead? Should I just return?
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Yeah, it's probably dead so you should return them. I bought XMS2 some time ago and 1 stick was broken too, so I guess Corsair ram is great if if works?
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That sounds like it's dead to me. Just send an RMA request to newegg, they're great with RMA's.
    
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post #4 of 7
Try one stick at a time.
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They both work individualy when its in the 4th slot. Once its in like dual channel or any other slots ot doesn't at all


Update: I placed both of the sticks on the last 2 slots and it booted. But I don't think its in dual channel and Asus recommends putting each stick in each different colored slot. It's not the RAM but its a known issue with some of the z68 boards. I'm gonna return this and hopefully get a better one
Edited by jamborhgini313 - 8/1/11 at 3:34am
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post #6 of 7
Oh, I thought it didn't boot with one of the sticks. Then that's a different problem. Good luck with the motherboard
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post #7 of 7
I had nothing but issues with the XMS3. I went to Vengeance and it has been stable since.
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