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K my PSU went out on me and I got a borrowed Ultra 500w Xconnect to test my stuff with, I just want to know what still works. So I connect it all up, and to my suprise it boots with one stick of ram in. So I shut down, install the other, and turn it back on, constant reboot before post cycle. Funny thing is, I took out the original stick of ram, replaced it with the other and it posted/got into vista just fine. So I know its not the ram. I am thinking faulty mem slots on this board.....it also forces the ram to go into single channel mode..anyone else? I am half tempted to order a DFI DK P35-T2RS and sell this bad boy when it gets back from RMA if I choose to do that.....
Edited by bluedevil - 7/8/08 at 5:09am
    
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make sure you are installing the ram in the correct slots. there should be 4 ram slots. Refer to the user manual and check to make sure the proper ram slots are populated for dual channel mode.

If i remember correctly it is A1 & A2 or B1 & B2

Are your ram modules manufactured to support dual channel mode?
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make sure you are installing the ram in the correct slots. there should be 4 ram slots. Refer to the user manual and check to make sure the proper ram slots are populated for dual channel mode.

If i remember correctly it is A1 & A2 or B1 & B2

Are your ram modules manufactured to support dual channel mode?
Um I ran the DS3R with this ram for a couple of months now.....in dual channel nonetheless.
    
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I had the exact problem on a GA 965P board. The constant recycling can be alarming. As it turns out, I RMA'd the board. After 4 weeks, I got the board back, and had the same problem . I was using GSKILL HZ -800's ( 2x 1G) and I decided I'd try something different. I replaced those sticks with Crucial Ballistix ( 2x1G ddr2-800) and the wife is using it to this day as her main rig........ no problems. Personally, I thing the GA boards are picky about RAM........ other than that, they're great boards. Were I you, I'd replace the RAM, and see how that works.......
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I had the exact problem on a GA 965P board. The constant recycling can be alarming. As it turns out, I RMA'd the board. After 4 weeks, I got the board back, and had the same problem . I was using GSKILL HZ -800's ( 2x 1G) and I decided I'd try something different. I replaced those sticks with Crucial Ballistix ( 2x1G ddr2-800) and the wife is using it to this day as her main rig........ no problems. Personally, I thing the GA boards are picky about RAM........ other than that, they're great boards. Were I you, I'd replace the RAM, and see how that works.......
Yeah I was starting to think the ram is the culprit. Its this stuff....
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148070
Its not supported BTW.....so off I go to the approved GA stuff....
    
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So why does your sig say 3GB of RAM?

Did you try using the other channel of slots? Like if you were using A1 & A2, try using B1 & B2.
    
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So why does your sig say 3GB of RAM?

Did you try using the other channel of slots? Like if you were using A1 & A2, try using B1 & B2.
No..
    
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Well the list is pretty grim.....looking at this Geil stuff now...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820144098
    
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Anyone have any suggestions?
    
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