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I have some DDR2 800MHZ balistix that i bought in january, and ran it at around 1014 mhz most of the time at 2.2v, completely stable..

Well about the last month i have been chasing the nvlddmkm driver error or what ever for my graphics, ended up putting ati card only to get an ati driver error as well so i started to take my OC's off my cpu and ram and go it stable with my nividia cards again... so i started to OC my cpu back to 3.8 and everything good, and then started my ram back and it wouldnt get stable anywhere near 1000mhz...

So i think I might need to get some new ram, Whats some good performance ram now, I really have liked my balistix. Does crucial do RMA on them?

Thanks

Burns
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Also is this memroy SLI? Is there any advantage to using the SLI memory, I have never enabled it...
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Sounds like classic symptoms of RAM degredation to me.
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post #4 of 14
They have a lifetime warranty. No receipt needed as long as the stickers are still intact. Go to Crucial's website and fill out an RMA request. They are really good about getting them (the new ones) back to you quickly.
post #5 of 14
800's are fine. its pc8000 and pc8500 that are dying.
post #6 of 14
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Is there any increase to SLI the memory? How do i test the memory to see if its bad? its fuctional at 850mhz right now, seems stable
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post #7 of 14
I have no idea about the SLI question, but I can help you out with determining which stick is bad. Shut everything off. Pull out 1 stick. Power back up. Go start, control panel, classic view, administrative tools, memory diagnostics tool, restart now and check for problems. Do this for each stick of ram.
post #8 of 14
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I will do that in a bit, thanks, but heres a funny bit, so i rebooted to try to loosen the timing and put voltages closer to stock, and got a C1 error on my lcd for the mobo... ITs a code for"Base memory detect" i dont know what that means, so i pulled one stick and tired to reboot, got the same error.

So i swapped sticks and left the other one out and the system booted fine, other than really slow doing everything in vista... and tried to play a game and still got some tearing...

Can ram really affect the graphics like that? Tearing and causing the graphics driver to stop?

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post #9 of 14
no thats the videocard, whats your fps? SLI on memory doesn't do much but it does affect overclocking ram negatively. Memtest86 is a good program to test memory to see if there are any defects
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post #10 of 14
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Originally Posted by keyboard_commando View Post
800's are fine. its pc8000 and pc8500 that are dying.
Same chips, different bin. For the most part PC8000 and PC8500 kits contain the same ICs as PC6400- unless youre talking about the new PC8500 cL7 ICs.
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