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post #1 of 8
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So, I got my 4400 SLI build up for a friend, and it seems that whenever I put the Geil BH RAM into the yellow slots because that's where they belong, I get massive Windows instability. What BIOS update if any should I be using, considering I have heard many bad things about the latest. What's up?
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Not sure, but the latest November BIOS should do it. I'm using TCCD, therefore the orange ones.

Have you tried them?
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I use the orange because Im too lazy to upgrade my bios to 623-2, see this page on the bottom.
http://www.techpowerup.com/articles/other/114

You want the 6th bios up from the bottom
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Hmm..I just flashed it to the November BIOS...DFI nF4 SLI-DR Expert we're talking about here, yellow slots still make it freeze up at POST.
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If I recall correctly the yellow slots on the expert should only be used when there are more than two sticks of ram. The whole tccd bh/utt in different slots thing apparently doesn't apply to the expert.
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Originally Posted by Urufu_Shinjiro
If I recall correctly the yellow slots on the expert should only be used when there are more than two sticks of ram. The whole tccd bh/utt in different slots thing apparently doesn't apply to the expert.
Yep, you're right. Orange slots first and then yellow if you're using more than 2 sticks. Just tested the board myself and found I couldn't boot with 2 sticks in the yellow slots.
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post #7 of 8
Yeah, if you want to do benchmarking with the yellow slots, you need to hotswap the RAM from the orange to the yellow.
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Okay, then I don't have an issue at all. Thanks a bunch for clearing that up!
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