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i am having a weird problem with my ram.

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i keep on getting ram errors on memtest. i have 2 sticks of 1gb.

here's the problem, when i remove the sticks and put them back in, it will become stable again and it can run memtest for 5hours without any problem. but after about 2 days or so, i get ram errors again. than, i remove and put the sticks back in and it will work again. this will repeat over and over. its been happening to me for 2 weeks now. earlier in the problem, i would get a BSOD now my computer just restarts without showing any errors.

whats happening?
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post #2 of 4
the sticks may be messed up. have you done anything to them?
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post #3 of 4
How long have you had them? Most likely awhile because of your rig. Anyway, OCZ is great when it comes to RMA'ing stuff. Sounds like they went south. Do you have another stick of 184 dimm, any brand ? If so stick it in and see what happens. If ram is bad, RMA Baby.
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i had these sticks for roughly 6 months. i hate RMA. i might just sell this to someone and ask them to RMA them.


time to ditch AMD and go core 2 quad. i really hate to do this. i have been using AMD for all my life and never used intel ever in my life.
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