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post #11 of 15
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Run memtest at stock SPD and stock votage with no over clock, If your getting errors RMA them back to the Vendor.
yea, ive already tried that to no avail. guess im just gonna hafta rma them and i guess try another set of ocz's. if that doesnt work im gonna get the gskills i suppose. oh well, gotta go a week w/o bf2 now. thats gonna be the hard part
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yeah, that sounds like you got a bad pair.


before you send them back though, run memtest w/ 1 stick at a time. maybe you only got 1 bad one.
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yeah, that sounds like you got a bad pair.


before you send them back though, run memtest w/ 1 stick at a time. maybe you only got 1 bad one.
very true, havent tried that but definitely will. thx
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post #14 of 15
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well, i ran memtest86 on each stick individually and they both passed fine. so then i put both sticks in in the opposite slot than what they were previously in and lo and behold they're running perfectly at stock settings!

very strange but could it have something to do w/ a possible "burn in"? ive heard rumors of this but wasnt sure if it was actually true.

the only bad part is that the rebate expired 2/25/06 so im out that $40 plus today newegg dropped the price down to $199 when i bought em for $225 just a week ago.

oh well, at least theyre running fine now. small price to pay.
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glad they're running fine!

yeah, I saw that rebate... thought about getting a pair for myeslf but decided to go w/ some g.skill HZ cause they OC better
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