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Old February 22, 2012, 08:34 PM
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Default Problem with Gskill Ram (me thinks)

Hey people! Alright this is the situation. Bought a new mobo asus v pro gen 3, bought 2 new sticks of gskill 4gb 8-8-8-4, after installing everything only 1 stick of ram would allow the pc to post (after post everything went smoothly) but if certain ram slots just didn't work, and if i tried switching out the ram it would work sporadically. I had 2 older ram sticks (exact same model as the two new ones i bought). So the problem essentially is that i can't get my pc to post with 4 sticks of ram let alone 2 now, I re-seated cpu (2600k), and that didn't fix the problem. Keep in mind i got it to post correctly with 1 stick of ram more then once. I figured it was a motherboard problem, so i filed an rma on it. I tried installing the two original ram sticks i never had a problem with on my old mobo (which worked perfectly less then a week before), and the same problem arose. This leads me to believe one of two things, either the ram is ****** (i doubt since they often work correctly by themselves) or the CPU has a bent pin or something, but after close inspection i can't see anything wrong with it at all, it looks factory new underneath. I've read a lotttt of people seem to have the same issue, but there's never a resolution.

I would appreciate any help/time anyone can donate!

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Old February 22, 2012, 09:25 PM
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put in 1 stick set voltage to 1.6v
1.65 if you gonna overclock to 1866 odds are they will my cas9 set of ripjawsX can do 2000mhz
put in the other stick
if all good put in 4 stix

update to newer bios i had troubles on ud7 with 4 stix
same stix can do 2080mhz cas8 on the mive 4x2gb
maximus IV extreme @ 5.1 1.41v

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dfi ut-p35 lt
e8600@4.6 1.38v
too much ram
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Old February 23, 2012, 10:46 AM
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you think setting the voltage for my ram, will fix my issues? Alright but im pretty skeptical. I'll get back to you with news after i run through your advice.

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