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I just resetted my bios to "optimized defaults" and I still get memory errors, so it's not the OC, going to find the culpit tomorrow, guess I have to RMA that kit then.

Thanks for now
Yeah tough luck..

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I just hope I can RMA them, bought them just 10 days ago. What do you say when there's something wrong with the memories? Do they usualy need to take them in for testing or what?
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24 hours or 100 linx/IBT runs
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I just hope I can RMA them, bought them just 10 days ago. What do you say when there's something wrong with the memories? Do they usualy need to take them in for testing or what?
I don`t know what they do with it but they should give you a new one..

As I usually don`t buy online,I go to the IT store where I bought faulty item,slap the guy that has sold it to me in the first place for a couple of times and go home with new hardware..

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Nothing special, I am a programmer so I develop software, I play games now and then.

I've got two of these 6GB-kits: http://www.corsair.com/cmx6gx3m3a1600c9.html
Reason I ask, and some people will flame me for this, is that for the uses you have a 12 hour prime95 run is more than okay. I think the more extreme testing is more appropriate for people folding, etc.

I really, really wouldn't sweat it.

The only edit is to see whether one or more of your memory modules is having problems. If it is, RMA it, test again and you will be fine.

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I just hope I can RMA them, bought them just 10 days ago. What do you say when there's something wrong with the memories? Do they usualy need to take them in for testing or what?
Not sure what companies would do in Gothenberg and what the warrantee rules are, etc, but I would take a screen shot that showed the memory failure, tell them it is defective and ask for a replacement. Try to isolate it to the memory modules that are actually defective.
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lol I run prime for 1hr, if it passes I start up the 24/7 F@H
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Email corsair, they have good customer service, they will probably tell you to run memtest or something of the sort and if it is a memory issue they will likely have you RMA your kit(s).
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Right, thanks a lot guys. I've bought it from a local company that's been awarded the best IT reseller in Sweden two years in a row, the same place that sold me a defect water-coolingt that broke and destroyed my computer.

I don't think they have any problems replacing my kit, but they will probably have to run their own tests first, which sux, then I have to wait

This means that I might be able to run a higher OC, maybe 4.2GHz with a lower VCore and DRAM Voltage which will give me lower temperatures, maybe I should stress my computer in a different order next time?

How about this:

10 runs of IBT at custom memory size ( maximum doesnt work for me since I don't use pagefiles, the RAM is a bit.. random )

100% coverage of 10 memtest 4 with 900MB and one with 500MB to test all available RAM ( this uses 11GB of my RAM )

a couple of hours of large ftt just to be sure everything works, but the above should really cover all the bases, right?

And after this, I go game game game and watch some bluray movies too see if it holds up

Edit
Just called Inet and they said that I can come in with the kit and they'll run memtest on them and If they are not as they should, I'll have to come back and get a new kit.

I just wonder, is there any chance that they won't get the same error I do?
Edited by frW - 1/13/11 at 12:25am
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With 12GB there is no real reason not to turn off pagefile unless you use specific applications that need it to function correctly.

If they don't return it email cosair, they will do right by you.
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