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Windows 7: New RAM, PC keeps restarting, freezing

06 Jun 2014   #1
canadaa

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit SP1
 
 
New RAM, PC keeps restarting, freezing

Hello guys,

I bought new rams to my pc, becouse the old ones were faulty. When I first installed them as dual channel, everything went fine till the Windows loading screen, it stopped working after a few seconds, only thing I could do was hard reseting my pc. When I tried to use only one of the sticks, the pc keept restarting (it prints memory testing as OK, but not my memory frequenzy). Is it possible that my motherboard is not supporting my new RAM?
Thank you for helping!

Motherboard: GA-P55-US3L (rev. 2.1)
RAM: Corsair 2x4GB DDR3 1333Mhz (CMV8GX3M2A1333C9)
OLD ONES: 2x2GB Geil DDR3 1333Mhz (GB34GB1600C9DC)

What I tried:
Tried to place one stick to every memory slot and tried it with the other stick too.
BIOS reset to fail-safe and optimized settings.


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06 Jun 2014   #2
canadaa

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit SP1
 
 

Okay, I am working on it, nothing changed for now.
Tried:
Updated BIOS to the newest version.
Memtest stopped working after 3 seconds, nothing happened after.
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06 Jun 2014   #3
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

I don't see those Corsair sticks listed on the approved memory list for that Gigabyte motherboard.

That doesn't mean they shouldn't work, but it's a possibility.

I assume you have provided the correct model number: CMV8GX3M2A1333C9
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06 Jun 2014   #4
canadaa

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post
I don't see those Corsair sticks listed on the approved memory list for that Gigabyte motherboard.

That doesn't mean they shouldn't work, but it's a possibility.

I assume you have provided the correct model number: CMV8GX3M2A1333C9
What can couse an error like this? I have no idea?
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06 Jun 2014   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 


GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 1156 - GA-P55-US3L (rev. 2.1)




[QUOTE]
4 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 16 GB of system memory
Dual channel memory architecture
Support for DDR3 2200/1333/1066/800 MHz memory modules
Support for non-ECC memory modules
Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules

If I may ask, where did you get Windows 7 Enterprise 64 from?

Make sure you are installing the ram in the proper slots as per the motherboard manual.
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06 Jun 2014   #6
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

You say your old RAM was bad.

Now your new RAM appears questionable.

I'd at least wonder about my motherboard, particularly since you apparently can't get Memtest to run.
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06 Jun 2014   #7
canadaa

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post

GIGABYTE - Motherboard - Socket 1156 - GA-P55-US3L (rev. 2.1)


You have more memory installed than your motherboard can handle.
As per specs below, supporting up to 16GB of system memory.


Quote:
4 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 16 GB of system memory
Dual channel memory architecture
Support for DDR3 2200/1333/1066/800 MHz memory modules
Support for non-ECC memory modules
Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules

(Go to GIGABYTE's website for the latest memory support list.)
If I may ask, where did you get Windows 7 Enterprise 64 from?
What?
2x4=8 < 16
2x2=4 < 16
2x2+2x4=12 < 16
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06 Jun 2014   #8
canadaa

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post
You say your old RAM was bad.

Now your new RAM appears questionable.

I'd at least wonder about my motherboard, particularly since you apparently can't get Memtest to run.
Memtest is working with my old rams, even the my PC is working with my old rams. It just die randomly with an BSOD and memtest displays errors on them.
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06 Jun 2014   #9
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

My mistake.
With only your new ram installed into the proper slot according to the motherboard manual can you do a memory test?

Do you have a copy of your motherboard manual??
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06 Jun 2014   #10
canadaa

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
My mistake.
With only your new ram installed into the proper slot according to the motherboard manual can you do a memory test?

Do you have a copy of your motherboard manual??
Okay, all I tried to switch the old ones to the new ones, so I don't event tried it together.
With new ones only:
If I place only one stick in, I can't run memtest, coz the PC keeps restarting before listing the hard drives.
If I place both stick in, I can start the memtest, but It stops working after a few sec.

I have a copy of my manual, but I don't think it will help.
http://hu.gigabyte.com/products/page...v_21/download/
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