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In the rig in my sig i.e. the one with the northwood, as soon as i put in 4X512 the computer goes unstable even at stock speeds . what can i do ? it runs fine with 2X512.
the memory OCZ premier. 2.5-3-3-7
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When all 4 DIMMS are populated you may need to manually configure the memory timings not using the SPD.

If that does not work try setting the command rate to 2T to see if that helps
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i cant find the settings for adjusting timings in bios. i can only seem to find the fsb settings .
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lanky
i cant find the settings for adjusting timings in bios. i can only seem to find the fsb settings .
After reading this http://cache-www.intel.com/cd/00/00/...0762_20762.pdf

Here is screenshot i found of the page you need to look at (advanced chipset) http://www.hothardware.com/reviews/i...ipsetsetup.htm

Your timings can be adjusted at the bottom of that page. CPC is your command rate. set this to disabled = 2T

See if that helps
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Thas bios screenshot it from an intel board, my gigabyte board has a different bios layout. i use that in my home pc. my motherboard is the GIGABYTE(only emphasizing , dont mean to be rude)the one in my sig.
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Quote:
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Thas bios screenshot it from an intel board, my gigabyte board has a different bios layout. i use that in my home pc. my motherboard is the GIGABYTE(only emphasizing , dont mean to be rude)the one in my sig.
No offense taken, You might want to add to your sig that its a Gigabyte board not intel as they both have same model number

Cant find a manual for the board on the gigabyte site have you a link and i will take a look

Soo many model numbers

EDIT: Just saw your SIG NOT System specs omg i must be tired today.

Will get back to you once i have looke properly this time .......
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i cant find the settings for adjusting timings in bios. i can only seem to find the fsb settings .
There are four revisions of this board. Check which version you have. Also, the Advanced Options will need to be accessed by pressing CTRL + F1 while in the BIOS. Then you will be able to make adjustments to the memory timings.
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Ah this one http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Products/...=GA-8IPE1000-G (or very similar)

Manual: http://europe.giga-byte.com/FileList...ipe1000g_e.pdf

You should find the setting within the advanced chipset setting within the BIOS
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