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I don't have any friends with DDR3 memory... I was the first suckered into it. I wanted to be able to upgrade to uber-fast memory later when DDR3 goes down in price... oh well. Anyway so I guess I will call EVGA and see what they say. but I was thinking the same thing BOTH sticks of brand new high performance RAM that i didn't overvolt should not die at the same time.
Yea. Like I said tho, check out EVGA's forums and search for "Post Code 52" or something like that, see what you come up with. Sorry bout your trouble dude, that really sucks. I was thinking about getting that board to, but had to put my money elswhere
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I don't have any friends with DDR3 memory... I was the first suckered into it. I wanted to be able to upgrade to uber-fast memory later when DDR3 goes down in price... oh well. Anyway so I guess I will call EVGA and see what they say. but I was thinking the same thing BOTH sticks of brand new high performance RAM that i didn't overvolt should not die at the same time.
take the RAM out and try booting with no RAM


anything different?

just a thought
    
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take the RAM out and try booting with no RAM


anything different?

just a thought
yep already tried that and it just beeps like crazy and it gives another code which means that it detects no RAM... so I believe it's not the RAMs fault. In a minute i'm just gonna go turn it on and press the on/off button and reset button like mad in hopes that it will go through post... I've had to do that before but for a totally different reason. Occassionally the board will power on, no display on the monitor, and the post code will read "FF" but clearly has not gone through post and it just freezes that way. I found out (by pressing buttons wildly, which is what I plan on doing here in a second) that if I press power on and reset at the exact same moment, that the board will restart and go through post correctly.

(to monopolyguy) and VERY smart man for not buying this piece of crap. I will tell everyone I see who is considering buying it how much I HATE this board.... my 780i before was a dream compared to this thing.
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I do have to admit - I love how easy this board is to work with (780i)... its best Ive ever used, but also the most expensive (but worth it)

Let me know how button mashing goes, Im interested lol

And I hope they have a 790i revision... Ever since the HDD corruption issues, Ive disliked the board.
    
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post #15 of 68
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I have talked to EVGA and they say RMA. I guess I will just do that... after trying the random button press technique (which failed) I decided to call them and the dude I talked to had no other ideas for me to try so he said RMA. oh well...
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post #16 of 68
I was gonna offer to test the DDR3 for you, but if you think about it that would take just as much time as RMAing the whole board lol. At least if the replacement board doesn't work then you know for sure what it is.


And don't be pissed about going DDR3, the performance gain is SO worthit. Even stock DDR3 at lower FSB than DDR2 is still faster.
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I was gonna offer to test the DDR3 for you, but if you think about it that would take just as much time as RMAing the whole board lol. At least if the replacement board doesn't work then you know for sure what it is.


And don't be pissed about going DDR3, the performance gain is SO worthit. Even stock DDR3 at lower FSB than DDR2 is still faster.
He is right you know
    
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I was gonna offer to test the DDR3 for you, but if you think about it that would take just as much time as RMAing the whole board lol. At least if the replacement board doesn't work then you know for sure what it is.


And don't be pissed about going DDR3, the performance gain is SO worthit. Even stock DDR3 at lower FSB than DDR2 is still faster.
?? really? what state are you in? I might just mail you the ram just to test it while the RMA is going on... depending on how far away you live and if you are still willing
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I was gonna offer to test the DDR3 for you, but if you think about it that would take just as much time as RMAing the whole board lol. At least if the replacement board doesn't work then you know for sure what it is.


And don't be pissed about going DDR3, the performance gain is SO worthit. Even stock DDR3 at lower FSB than DDR2 is still faster.
Wait.... you don't have a DDR3 pc? how would you test it?
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Thats what I was wondering, Considering his PC is called "Im poor" and its P4
    
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