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I just installed some ballistix and now SuperPi freezes and crashes my comp.

I have updates my BIOS and now I am lost as to what to do now.
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I just installed some ballistix and now SuperPi freezes and crashes my comp.

I have updates my BIOS and now I am lost as to what to do now.
How much voltage are you giving the RAM?

Afaik 2.2v is the default for Ballistix. Most motherboards give less voltage to the RAM so it could be under-volting that is causing problems?

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no, its at 2.2v
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no, its at 2.2v
Hmmm, have you run a test on the RAM to determine if the RAM is faulty at all? Also, do you know if your motherboard is 100% compatible with the Ballistix?

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yep to the compatible.

i tried one DIMM of ballistix and it worked. tried the other and it didnt.

THEN

put my OCZ back in that i was using before and NOTHING works now.

I am completely lost.
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Chances your RAM sub timings are set as auto. Ballistix don't like that. Set them manually at what's stable.

I had the same problem when I got mine.

It's also possible they just died. Mine died. One stick didn't, but the other ducked out.
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even if it doesnt like that... my OCZ fails now too.
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thats because you probably didnt reset the CMOS
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okay, i now have the machine up and running with the ballistix in, super PI is working super pi MOD does NOT.

neither does steam

neither does WoW.
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Persoanlly I would clear the cmos and boot up and see what sup. Those are the exact same symptoms I get when I have a unstable oc. Start the ocing again. ALso at stock check each stick for errors. Its allways possible to get a dead or bad stick thats brand new.
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