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post #1 of 12
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Ive had 4x1gb of memory all fail on me.... it was 1 set of crucial ballistix normal ones and one tracer ones... The yellow sticks that I am testing now is at 6 hours and 25 minutes in memtest with 24837920432849 errors...

I ran them both at DDR2 880 @ 2.2v.. 2.2v is what they are rated at right? OH well I am kinda mad that I have to RMA them all.

Oh, and my system isn't overclocked when I am testing these..
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post #2 of 12
you try testing each individually all on stock settings?
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post #3 of 12
Its either the following.

1. Your unlucky ( Very much doubt this )
2. Unstable OC.
3. OC while testing
4. Dodgy motherboard.
5. Upgrade BIOS ?

Im willing to bet its a dodgy motherboard.
post #4 of 12
maybe your board cant handle 4 sticks in it. try only 2 and see how it does.
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post #5 of 12
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Its not overclocked while I am testing this..

Yeah I think its a dodgy motherboard as well.. Does this mean I have to RMA this board too?

I'll test the ram in my sisters computer when i get out of school in a bit.

It is at 2 sticks.. the other 2x1gb sticks are already boxed up and ready to go to crucial.
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post #6 of 12
I don't think this was stated:

Maybe you have super powers that you didn't know about. Super Static Man! You haven't taken your spaceship through any electromagnetic space fields have you?
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post #7 of 12
UPS man drug the box over a extremely large magnet imo.
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post #8 of 12
I would consider an RMA if you are still within warranty yes.
post #9 of 12
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Originally Posted by DeRock131 View Post
I don't think this was stated:

Maybe you have super powers that you didn't know about. Super Static Man! You haven't taken your spaceship through any electromagnetic space fields have you?
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post #10 of 12
i would go for the ASUS, most cost effective and probably has everything you need.
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