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Hey all, trying to get the following build up and running:
MB: Sabertooth Z77
CPU: I5 3570K
GPU: 3GB 7970 (sahpire)

RAM: SAMSUNG 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model MV-3V4G3D/US
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147096&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-na-_-na-_-na&AID=10446076&PID=4003003&SID=w2iwwod8ik94

Had to remove the second stick to get W8 to install, would hang or abort otherwise whether I was trying to install 7 or 8.
Now that 8 is succesfully installed, replaced 2nd stick and now system fails to load windows, get a window's generated blue screen then restart.

Sticks were recognized in bios with voltage and timings as:
Voltage: 1.356
Freq: 1600
Timings: 11 11 11 28

any thoughts? Mem or MB problem?
    
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try the other stick in different slots.

Its not impossible you have a bum stick. It happens.
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Try running memtest on it to help diagnose the problem- http://www.memtest.org/ just download the .iso and burn to a CD or a USB drive and boot (http://www.memtest.org/download/4.20/memtest86+-4.20.usb.installer.zip).

What are your memory speed, timings and volts that you're trying to run at? I have the same memory and run at 1920MHz with 9-9-9-24 and 1T command rate. I think its standard rating is 1600MHz with 11-11-11-30 timings and 1.28V

Try each stick independently in different slots also if memtest doesn't find any problems.

Also, have you updated your motherboards Bios? They often have updates to improve memory compatibility
 
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