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post #1 of 17
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So here's what happened, I had my case open and I accidentally dropped a case fan right onto a stick of RAM, now my computer won't post with that stick of ram installed. Is it messed up permanently?
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post #2 of 17
Did you try pulling out the ram and re-seating it?
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post #3 of 17
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Yes, I also put it in the other open slots and nothing
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post #4 of 17
Well this certainly doesn't sound good
Under the assumption that you have multiple sticks, can you get the computer to run using only undamaged stick(s).
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post #5 of 17
Sounds dead to me, run metest though and see what it says. Also, try for an RMA
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post #6 of 17
He can't run memtest if he can't even post
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post #7 of 17
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It boots with one stick no prob, but if the other one is in it makes my computer restart rapidly.

The warranty is up on them so I'll probably get some higher quality corsair or crucial.
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post #8 of 17
Try one last thing.

Put the working stick in the slot that the damaged one was in.

Just a good test to make sure, however unlikely, that is isn't the motherboard slot that was damaged. [I assume though that it is the ram]
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post #9 of 17
I think the stick is dead. Though I do doubt that a fan falling on a piece of ceramic would kill it. Just RMA.
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post #10 of 17
Sounds f*'d, just like the way you killed it..you dropped a case fan on the stick of ram... haha. Anyway just get a dc Dominator GT kit or something
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