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i've finally got around to making a folding rig, but the ram i wanted to use is corrupted.
i have 2x 1gb crucial tracer 1066mhz (with LEDs), 2x corsair xms2 (in currenty) and 2x 2gb generic.
the cpu is an e8400 and the motherboard a gigabyte p35

when the crucial ram is in it just won't boot, does that mean it's corrupted or did i miss something?
also, my 9800gt seems broken too.
post #2 of 8
Are you mixing the ram? If so, it´s possible the different voltages/timings are what´s causing your problems.
Have you tried with just the tracers installed ?
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Are you mixing the ram? If so, it´s possible the different voltages/timings are what´s causing your problems.
Have you tried with just the tracers installed ?
yep, the motherboard beeped constantly and still didn't boot.
post #4 of 8
You might need some more voltage on those dims , they need 2.0v and the xms2 run at 1.8, just check in your bios what volts your running at .
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You might need some more voltage on those dims , they need 2.0v and the xms2 run at 1.8, just check in your bios what volts your running at .
when i had them in i couldn't get to bios.
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Oops , late night posts, I´m pretty sure the balistix line have a lifetime warranty, might be worth it to get in touch with Crucial if you don´t have any luck with them.
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Oops , late night posts, I´m pretty sure the balistix line have a lifetime warranty, might be worth it to get in touch with Crucial if you don´t have any luck with them.
i got them free at a computer recycler, so no waranty
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mr soft 
You might need some more voltage on those dims , they need 2.0v and the xms2 run at 1.8, just check in your bios what volts your running at .
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when i had them in i couldn't get to bios.

Try installing the Corsairs, then going into the BIOS and changing the voltage to 2.0v, reboot to save the changes, then shut it off and replace the Corsairs with the Ballistix.
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