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PC sometimes wont boot unless i reseat the ram.

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Hey all

I've got a weird problem. Sometimes when i reboot my pc, it wont post. The only way to get it to post is to reseat the ram :S

This happens with no overclock as well! I've test my ram with memtest for 1 pass , prime blend for 12 hours, and occt 1 hour and it all passes!

Anyone have any idea what could be causing this?

Thanks.
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what are the memory timings? Are they being downclocked (i.e. 1333 to 1066, etc)? Has this been happening since you installed the memory?
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what are the memory timings? Are they being downclocked (i.e. 1333 to 1066, etc)? Has this been happening since you installed the memory?

Yeah they are downclocked from 1600 7 7 7 24 1t to 1333 6 6 6 18 1t.

No i only noticed it happening a couple of months ago :/
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Do you have the option to try other modules? It very well could be an issue with the contacts on the current modules, and not so much with the speed and timing.
    
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Yeah they are downclocked from 1600 7 7 7 24 1t to 1333 6 6 6 18 1t.
No i only noticed it happening a couple of months ago :/

Unfortunately not :/ I'm trying them in the other slot now though.
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That would be the next step, I would also run MemTest 86+ again, but let it run a few passes.
    
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