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Hey guys.<br />
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I'm running 2 sticks of pc3200 ram, both are 512mb. Both are generic sticks, but made by different manufacturers. <br />
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Here is the specs from Everest:<br />
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SPD Memory Modules:<br />
DIMM1 <br />
512 MB PC3200 DDR SDRAM (3.0-4-4-8 @ 200 MHz)<br />
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DIMM2<br />
512 MB PC3200 DDR SDRAM (3.0-4-4-8 @ 200 MHz) (2.5-4-4-7 @ 166 MHz)<br />
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Ive overclocked slightly to 2.5-4-3-8, I'm still using the factory voltage, and I've got heatsinks on both.<br />
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My problem is that when I try to run them as dual channel, my system wont boot, regardless of the timings. Is this because one can be ran at the different speed, or something else that I might be overlooking?
 

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This is generally due to the different IC chips used on the RAM. Now the same speed and timings dont mean that they will function in a Dual channel setup.<br><br>
Have you tried resetting the CMOS?<br><br>
Remove the little battery from the motherboard for around 2mins and then put it back in and this shall reset the BIOS and will recognise the RAM again...Try that mate.
 

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Thanks ENTERPRISE1701<br />
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I dont actually have a problem of the computer not booting. It only does that when I try and run them as dual channel<br />
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I think this gives me a reason to buy corsair <img src="/images/smilies/smile.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Smile" class="inlineimg" />
 
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