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Lockup in BIOS? DFI LT X38 T2R

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Just as the title says. I just got some corsair dominator ram and I'm trying to get it to be 333/1066 stock speed on the processor for now. I set the EPP profile, adjusted the voltage on the ram. It booted into windows the first try, and when I ran memtest it locked up. I then restarted it, and it locked up when I went into BIOS to do some tweaking! I've never had a lockup in bios before. What could be causing that?
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Got some other sticks? I don't really like Dominators, and they could be dead. It's worth a shot at the very least.
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I've tested them at 800mhz for 300% passage with HCI memtest. I can't get them to run at 1066 stable. I'm now thinking it has to do with the northbridge voltages. what are you running on the northbridge to get your ram to 1066?
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Basically the board doent like RAM...sorry dude.
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haha funny. now how about some useful advice, huh?
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i assume you do not have any other RAM to try in the board. If somethings giving you trouble in the BIOS its most likely a hardware issue and if you cant get your RAM to run at its rated speed than that's your most likely source of the problem. You shouldn't have to change any BIOS settings other than maybe voltage to get stable RAM running. Try the sticks individually and test for stability..
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