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post #11 of 26
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I would go into the BIOS and make sure that the voltage and the timings are right before trying to boot again. i have seen some boards over or under volt the crap out of memory. I had that problem with the sticks that I have now and they ware working great after the settings where right.
I can't even get into the BIOS... it won't even post
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post #12 of 26
why would you want that? I got a set of DDR2 1150Mhz reapers for that price, and i got 2x2gb of 800Mhz ram for $17. I see no reason to pay $40 for 2gb of DDR2 800Mhz ram

Oh im sorry didn't see that you already purchased them.
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post #13 of 26
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Alright, even after flashing the 680i BIOS, I still can't get these things to boot... I am so frustrated now, thinking that these would work... anyone want a pair of Team Xtreem RAM?
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post #14 of 26
What's your vdimm set to in the BIOS? And I mean when you booted up with the Value ram.

D9GMH's like voltage. Not too much though.. 2.175v - 2.2v should be good enough.

And I've had to reset the cmos sometimes, even right after a BIOS flash.
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post #15 of 26
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What's your vdimm set to in the BIOS? And I mean when you booted up with the Value ram.

D9GMH's like voltage. Not too much though.. 2.175v - 2.2v should be good enough.

And I've had to reset the cmos sometimes, even right after a BIOS flash.
I had my old RAM set to 2.0V, but I've reset the CMOS multiple times, so the settings shouldn't be saved...
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post #16 of 26
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I had my old RAM set to 2.0V, but I've reset the CMOS multiple times, so the settings shouldn't be saved...
Perhaps the voltage is too low now.

Try booting up with your value ram, and manually set the vdimm to 2.1v.

I remember my M2N32 would set the vdimm to 1.8v by default. Way too low for the ram to operate at it's rated speed, especially D9's.
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post #17 of 26
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Perhaps the voltage is too low now.

Try booting up with your value ram, and manually set the vdimm to 2.1v.

I remember my M2N32 would set the vdimm to 1.8v by default. Way too low for the ram to operate at it's rated speed, especially D9's.
If I changed the voltage of my old RAM, would it carry over to the new RAM that I install?
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post #18 of 26
Yes, use your crap ram to set Voltage, save, shutdown. Put new ram in, then restart. I have to do this with my 680i board as well.
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very nice price
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post #20 of 26
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Yes, use your crap ram to set Voltage, save, shutdown. Put new ram in, then restart. I have to do this with my 680i board as well.
alright, I'll try that out
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