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Can you get your hands on another AM3 CPU to test it?

The mobo only has the connections from the memory to the CPU, it doesn't actually have a controller on it that would fail. Unless you damaged a slot somehow, I don't think it's the mobo.
I dont have any other CPU`s
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Can you get your hands on another AM3 CPU to test it?

The mobo only has the connections from the memory to the CPU, it doesn't actually have a controller on it that would fail. Unless you damaged a slot somehow, I don't think it's the mobo.
I might have damaged the slots on my mobo by putting in this RAM and my CPU was running fine as always yesterday untill I changed my case, CF`ed and tried changing RAM (I had to put a lot of pressure putting this ram in)
post #23 of 25
Try CMOS reset.
Resetting in bios doesn't actually reset all things.
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Are you sure its ram not the mobo??
you tried 1 stick in all slots? then tried the other, if 1 stick works and 1 doesnt id say its the ram thats dead not the mobo.
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you tried 1 stick in all slots? then tried the other, if 1 stick works and 1 doesnt id say its the ram thats dead not the mobo.
I think he said 1 stick doesn't work in any slots, no matter which stick, but works when both are installed.
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