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Windows 7: Hard Drive Clicking?

18 Mar 2012   #41
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

It may not be compatible. bobkn did suggest you run memtest86+ in that thread. Is this the first time you have run it?

Also, we should check if your RAM is setup properly:
  • Download and install CPU-Z and Upload screenshots of the CPU, Mainboard, Memory, and SPD tabs. In the SPD tab, upload an image of each slot.

    Also, go into your BIOS and post all Voltages (CPU, RAM, NB, IMC, etc.) and all RAM settings (timings, frequency, etc.)

    Thanks to Dave76 for help learning RAM Stability



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18 Mar 2012   #42
gbu

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

No i never run it before as i think when it was suggested it was because i couldn't hear the posting beep as i thought the case had a speaker built in like my old had but since i found out it didn't have one i never ran the test.

Here are the screen shots and the ones i took of the BIOS i hope they are the ones you need.

I only had slots #1 and #3 with info in them


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18 Mar 2012   #43
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

I saw in your previous thread that the DRAM voltage is supposed to be 1.65 V.

Manually set the frequency to 1333 MHz and set the first four timings to 9-9-9-24. Set the DRAM voltage to 1.65 V and run Memtest86+ again. It may not make a difference, but it is worth a try.
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19 Mar 2012   #44
gbu

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Are the processes your talking about set on the screens i have shown or is there another page i need to access?
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19 Mar 2012   #45
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

The settings are on the second BIOS picture you have. Try just running the DRAM voltage at 1.65 Volts. Then adjust the timings as a second step if you are still getting errors in Memtest86+.
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19 Mar 2012   #46
gbu

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

It only allows me to go to 1.6 or 1.7 not 1.65 will this be a problem?
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19 Mar 2012   #47
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Try 1.6 first.
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19 Mar 2012   #48
gbu

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Ok have gone up to 1.6, is there a way to check to make sure it has saved at 1.6v i tried cpuz again but they look the same and if you look at the last 2 screens i captured in my previous post with cpuz the last one says 1.6 and the first 3 say 1.5?
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19 Mar 2012   #49
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

No way to check in Windows. You can check the BIOS and make sure it is still set to manual and 1.6 V. CPU-Z SPD tab just gives the recommended timings and voltage for each frequency. I recommended 1.65 V (or 1.6 V) since that is what your RAM was tested at by the manufacturer.
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19 Mar 2012   #50
gbu

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Ok have checked in BIOS and it is set to 1.6.

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Manually set the frequency to 1333 MHz and set the first four timings to 9-9-9-24
The timings look like they are already set to 9.9.9.24 and the frequency says 1333 then 1066 so not sure what to change as i cant see any way of changing it?

I did get another BSOD but that said ati2dvag so i unistalled the latest ATI driver i just installed and will see if it happens again.


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