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post #81 of 110
1. Put your original RAM in
2. Run MemTest, and not for just like 15 minutes
3. Put your new RAM in
4. Run MemTest again
I'm almost willing to bet that it's the RAM.
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post #82 of 110
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Originally Posted by murray8144 View Post
latest BSOD: APC_VERSION_MISMATCH
LoL. OMG! If I were you I'd be kickin the crap out of my compy by now!

Do your best to stay calm cause it's nothing you're doing wrong. It really looks to me like you've got some bad hardware. RAM, HDD, or even maybe the board IMO.

Just keep it together and do all the troubleshooting at stock settings. (except voltages and RAM timings. For me I use 1.5v for the northbridge and 1.512(or something) for the southbridge. 1.3v for the CPU FSB. Set your RAM at whatever it's settings are suppost to be.)

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post #83 of 110
*facepalm*

Alright, The Ultimate Boot CD has every diagnostic tool you should need to find the problem.

If memtest fails, try bumping the RAM voltage up a bit and run Memtest again. We gotta make sure the system isn't gonna fail during a BIOS flash or you'll have to RMA. If it still fails, bump up CPU voltage a bit. Still fails, bump up NB voltage.

Keep all clocks at stock during all of this.

If the system continues having issues after all this work, bite the bullet and attempt to flash the BIOS of an unstable system. Worse that could happen is you have to RMA.
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post #84 of 110
http://www.memtest86.com/download.html

download memtest86. burn the iso to a cd
restart and boot from cd to test your ram. 1 pair at a time to see if one is broken. Also make sure setting are at stock. Run it for 30mins to 1hr
error=RMA
no errors=probably the board need to be RMA?
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post #85 of 110
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well, i ram memtest last night with my original 2 GB and no errors. even overclocked back up to 3.6 today, ran prime95, no errors. tried to install Crysis, hung up at install with a PFN_LIST_CORRUPT message.
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post #86 of 110
well some good news, its not your ram.

forget about overclocking. try installing crysis at the settings memtest passed
   
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post #87 of 110
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Originally Posted by kkbob33 View Post
well some good news, its not your ram.

forget about overclocking. try installing crysis at the settings memtest passed
sorry, i misspoke. memtest ran all night at a 3.6 overclock.
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post #88 of 110
ah. was everything orthos stable too?
   
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post #89 of 110
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Originally Posted by kkbob33 View Post
ah. was everything orthos stable too?
i've never used orthos. is that superior to prime95?
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post #90 of 110
oh prime 95 works. was it stable?
   
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