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Maximus Formula "No-Go" with G.Skill HZ's ??

post #1 of 13
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Well I got system running but with a crappy ddr-667 stick of ram. I tried upping the dram voltage to 2.1 and putting my HZ's in there, but no go.

Tried one at a time, 2 at a time, all 4, white slots only, etc.

What's wrong? ?

Any ideas..

I knows the sticks are good
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post #2 of 13
how many? my tracers are a no go until i set the bios right with only 1 stick in. i have 4x1gig's though.
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post #3 of 13
what bios? I had difficulty with the 0907 bios. Infact I could not boot the same settings that I had originally. I went to the 0903 bios and got good results with my ballistix.
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post #4 of 13
i can backup your claim... I had some HZ's and they didn't work at all... thought it was my board. It was the ram. The current ram i have is in my sig. Works great. They OC 10 over 1000mhz easy...
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Damn, I'm batting a 1000 today. I knew it was the memory
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post #6 of 13
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Yeah I guess ill be getting new ram..

Thought about Corsair dominators.... What's you guys' take and recommendations..

I don't want no more headaches... I just want plug and play for once.

btw I flashed to bios 0907 and running Vista x64
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post #7 of 13
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what settings you guys using on the bios to get the ram going... I hate to buy another 4 gigs of another brand.
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post #8 of 13
try flashing to the 0903 bios first before buying new ram. Like I said I had difficulty with the 0907 booting a 0903 bios stable setting verified by hours of orthos.
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post #9 of 13
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can I flash back to 0903 from 07 on Vista x64 ?

also playing with the bios i managed to boot with the HZ's, but just one stick. Can't do any more sticks.. So that means is in the settings but don't know what to set...

Help !!!

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post #10 of 13
get a USB stick and flash with asus ez-flash. it's easier and the asus update seems to cause bios corruption.
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