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Ok, I can't get the memmory you see down below my post to work in my PC.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146397

There is a direct link to the ram.

One stick will work, but it wont let me set it up in dual channle on the blue slots on the mobo. Its DDR 500 (PC 4000) with the timings(3-4-3-8). I just can't get it to not have errors with both of em in. I still have not upgraded the mobo drivers yet and can't get it to connect to the internet to DL em, but I am trying now. Which driver should I get and any ideas on the ram?

Thanks (BTW, both sticks of ram work....but not both together
    
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well number 1. didnt asus give you drivers for the mobo like dfi did for my mobo wen i 1st bought mine?
2. did u try a combo of blue AND black slots? or both black slots?
    
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well number 1. didnt asus give you drivers for the mobo like dfi did for my mobo wen i 1st bought mine?
2. did u try a combo of blue AND black slots? or both black slots?
I tried Black and black, didn't work. Ill try both in a sec, but I want to flash the new BIOS and get the new drivers before going any further. I just want to get the latest version now. So which drivers/bios should I get and in which order should they be installed. I was thinking of getting the 1009 BIOS and installing that and getting the V6.66 nVidia chipset drivers for the mobo and installing that? Sound good? I can do this from inside windows aye?
    
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I tried Black and black, didn't work. Ill try both in a sec, but I want to flash the new BIOS and get the new drivers before going any further. I just want to get the latest version now. So which drivers/bios should I get and in which order should they be installed. I was thinking of getting the 1009 BIOS and installing that and getting the V6.66 nVidia chipset drivers for the mobo and installing that? Sound good? I can do this from inside windows aye?
You didn't say how far you were running your ram at, but if you're trying anything above 230 mhz or so, your board hates 1T CPC. Switch it to 2T and that should fix your problem.
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Originally Posted by sccr64472
You didn't say how far you were running your ram at, but if you're trying anything above 230 mhz or so, your board hates 1T CPC. Switch it to 2T and that should fix your problem.
I dont know exactly how to work this but Ill look in the indtro to the Mobo FAQ thing...sec
    
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You didn't say how far you were running your ram at, but if you're trying anything above 230 mhz or so, your board hates 1T CPC. Switch it to 2T and that should fix your problem.
Found it, changing it a bit now
    
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What did the board default the memory to becasue wouldnt it still run off the CPU core of 200MHz to make it DDR 400, I still don't see how 1 will work but not 2.

Even if it defaulted to 250MHz the Auto settings should have kicked in to lower the divider and the CAS timing, but then again I say it "Should" have


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What did the board default the memory to becasue wouldnt it still run off the CPU core of 200MHz to make it DDR 400, I still don't see how 1 will work but not 2.

Even if it defaulted to 250MHz the Auto settings should have kicked in to lower the divider and the CAS timing, but then again I say it "Should" have


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Thanks on the setup comment WOOT got the dual channle mem to work (2k ram now) I put it in the two top slots....but w/e I don't care, it works, I am fine with it Lol.

Now, I can't seem to get it to get on the damn internet :/
any ideas? I installed the ethernet drivers on the CD and its still not detecting it ....
    
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Check fo "Enable" in the BIOS
    
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Check fo "Enable" in the BIOS
Ohh, good call, Ill check
    
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