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This might be a noob question but I was wondering why my computer freezes as soon as a I run Prime95 Blend test. I'm not overclocked or anything. My temps are fine.

My mobo has 2 red slots and 2 black slots for my RAM. When I put my ram in the black slots I can run Prime95 without it freezing. But I read posts and my Red slots are my Primary (closest to CPU). I put them in the red at it freezes my system as soon as it starts..

I belive its my RAM causing the problem. Hardware issue maybe?

I need help figuring out why. I want to OC my system to 3.8ghz but I need to clear up why its not steady at the moment.

Hopefully someone can help me out. Thanks (=
Edited by WizrdSleevz - 1/11/11 at 11:01pm
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its obviously unstable when you use your primary slots. id guess that its a lack of voltage to the board or the board is faulty.
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Is there a way I can add voltage??
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Did you try the first and third slots?

Also try putting just one stick in the first red slot and then try to run prime
Edited by jasonhardin - 1/12/11 at 9:34am
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