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Asus P8Z77-V LK, RMA or not?

post #1 of 8
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Hey everybody,

 

 

Recently something odd happened and my DDR3_DIMM_A2 slot does not work. Every time I had my RAM in there it wouldnt post and the red LED to check the RAM was lit.  I followed the procedures of holding down the button and letting it do it works, and no luck..  Do note my bios was stock at that time with no adjustments and it was working fine in that slot before..  Now I just moved it to A1 and its been fine; I have ran memtest86 and I passed everything.  I also occasionally get an IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL every now and then when League is open, I did uninstall/reinstall that and made sure all my drivers are up to date; to my knowledge it is doing okay on the IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL error..

 

So what do I do?  RMA my motherboard??  Ever A2 hasnt work, every now and then I have odd errors..

 

 

And dont get me started with NVidia lol, but to subject.. RMA or steps of figuring this out?

post #2 of 8
When in doubt, RMA. You have a warranty for a reason thumb.gif
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post #3 of 8
by the sounds you have ruled out the RAM sticks right?.. i guess that slot may be damaged so i would RMA.
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post #4 of 8
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Yeah, it just doesnt make sense it was working fine.  Just ever since that slot stopped working, my computer has been funky. 

Is there anything else to test what else is going on or my RAM?

 

Thanks

post #5 of 8
If you need to keep your computer up while RMAing
P8Z77-V LK about $90-100
http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=P8Z77-V-LX-BO-R&cat=MBB

Though with shipping not much of a deal.
cheaper
P8Z68-V LK ABOUT $60 REFURB
http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=P8Z68-VLX-PB-R&cat=MBB
Edited by brasslad - 5/27/13 at 12:05pm
post #6 of 8
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I use my USB3, so Z77 is a must.  Ummm im most likely going to RMA this, but do the advance replacement plan like I did with my PSU..

post #7 of 8
to test your RAM do one stick at a time in a working slot and test them both in the other channel. even if you can test them in another rig or a friends rig. its worth a try tho i feel still that something has happened to your mobo.
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post #8 of 8
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Its only one stick :D 8GB, but good idea.. only thing is in order to remove my RAM, I gotta remove my CPU cooler lol :P..  I will get to that

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