Hello,

I'm having tons of problems with ram upgrading and i just cant figure out what's the cause. Here's my story:

At first i had 2 Patriot 1gb 800mhz ram sticks. After a while, i bought an OCZ 2gb 800mhz, which caused my computer to freeze regulary.Memtest 86+ didn't find any errors. Later on i found out that the CAS latencies of my old ones and this new one didn't match, so after trying a few more things, i returned the OCZ ones and bought 2 EXACTLY the same sticks as i allready had. After this i had even more problems:

either the computer started without a beep and there would be no display or it started normally and i'd get BSOD often. So i did a memtest for everyone of the sticks (one at a time) and there were no errors yet again. Another weird thing is when i did the tests with the new ram sticks (like i said, one at a time), the computer started normally, but after that when i tried to run it with both of them (but without the old ones) the no display thing happened again.

I really have no idea what to do, so any advice would be much appriciated.

Re: Possible ram problems 80 80

Right. I've found out that apparently my motherboard (ASUS P5K) can have problems with running over 3gb ram @800mhz, so I've set the frequency to 667mhz and my problems are suddenly gone. I'm still wondering though, if there's anyway to make it run @800mhz.

Re: Possible ram problems 80 80

Nevermind the previous post, the real reason was too low ram voltage. I've increased it by 0.2 and the BSODs and freezing are gone.

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