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Has Anyone Had a Stick of Ram Go Bad Randomly?

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So after months of having my current sticks one has gone bad. I'm not sure how common it is for a stick to go bad under normal factory operating conditions. I've always ran them at stock settings @ 1.5. Anyone familiar with Crucial RMA? Would I need to send in both sticks from the set even though one is fine? I know with Corsair and GSkill you usually have to send in the complete set.
post #2 of 6
I randomly lost a very expensive stick, well it was expensive, of G.Skill 2000mhz. You probably have to send both sticks in, besides I wouldnt want to run two separate sticks just to be safe, if you got them from newegg they may be able to help or atleast point you in the right direction
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I've had them for a while now so returning them isn't an option. I have an RMA approved by Crucial so I should be taken care of. I just hate the fact that I did a clean install yesterday thinking it was something else cause of course my 24 hour prime95 and mem tested memory couldn't be the cause,
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I've had them for a while now so returning them isn't an option. I have an RMA approved by Crucial so I should be taken care of. I just hate the fact that I did a clean install yesterday thinking it was something else cause of course my 24 hour prime95 and mem tested memory couldn't be the cause,

Been there, done that...it happens.
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yeah spent a month last summer trying to figure out why my computer wouldnt boot or run or anything, there were like 400 bad sectors on the memory.... yay
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post #6 of 6
Yep, one of the 2GB sticks in my HTPC went bad out of the blue running stock. Contacted Pareema and they set up an RMA right away, had a new set back in about a week.
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