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had this problem before, its the motherboard, need to RMA it. couldnt find any other way of solving it, different bios, RAM, cpus, psus, everything, including cases. its the mobo, sozzles x
     
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post #102 of 115
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Originally Posted by chevymeister View Post
It's just as likely as anywhere else. This year, my buddy ordered his first motherboard, a UD3P. Came DoA. If he ordered it from Ebay, it may have been in his favor.

Can't say 'lesson learned' from ordering on Ebay. Stupid comment is stupid.
Buying on eBay is fine, just buy from reputable sellers who've been on there a while, with very high (99%+) feedback. Be sure to pay with Paypal. NEWS FLASH: Paypal always sides with the buyer. If you do that you're covered.
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Is you OS 32 or 64 bit? Just have to ask...
It says in the picture he provided.
     
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It says in the picture he provided.
only 11 pages late there.
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Here is a few bios pics if it will help


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post #106 of 115
ive read everything here because i recently experienced something "similar" with only 2 of the 3 sticks showing up on a x58 board...

since BIOS and clearing cmos doesnt seem to help i would say its is either
a) bent pins in socket (even though you say you see nothing wrong)
or
b) defective mobo (rma it)

in my case it was extremely slightly bent pins from the previous user trying to "fix" his own problems... was able to move them back and get it working... if you really see nothing wrong with the socket i would say just RMA it and get it over with =(
    
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post #107 of 115
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had this problem before, its the motherboard, need to RMA it. couldnt find any other way of solving it, different bios, RAM, cpus, psus, everything, including cases. its the mobo, sozzles x
How can it be a mobo? I tried different mobos, rams etc. but same cpu and still it would not work in dual channel. I sent the cpu to Intel and should get a new one next week.
post #108 of 115
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How can it be a mobo? I tried different mobos, rams etc. but same cpu and still it would not work in dual channel. I sent the cpu to Intel and should get a new one next week.
it can be the mobo because when i had the problems the problem remainded there until everything but the mobo was changed. thats how. building computers used to be my job, so i had mroe than enough spare parts lying around the workshop to test it effectively, had the problem with quite a few boards, always the same problem.
     
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post #109 of 115
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**Success**Success**
Took the CPU off one last time getting ready to send it in for RMA,
only from an angle could you tell one pin on the socket was lower,
pried it up a little with a utility knife, fired it back up and I now have 8gig of ram!!!
Thank You everyone for your help!!
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o.O CONGRATULATIONS!
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