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Windows 7: Not to sure what to do here, but heres the story

30 Mar 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mpcrsc562 View Post
Did you get anywhere in solving your problem?
Not at all, i had to remove it and operate with 2GB ram. The specs on the ram stick i have are:

2GB PC2-5300 667MHz DDR2 Desktop DIMM

You think this kind of ram is incompatible with my motherboard?
In the specs shown on Gigabytes website, you should be able to use that ram. But what of the other stick? What is its rating?

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06 Apr 2010   #12

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

I went from 3 gigs of RAM to 6, and started having a lot of crashes and lockups. It turned out I needed a mobo BIOS upgrade to handle the extra RAM. Dunno if this is your problem, but it might be an angle to consider. Good luck...
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06 Apr 2010   #13

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by shady313 View Post
I upgraded my ram about 3 weeks ago to 4 gigs. Computer is running slow and i get hit with a virus so i decide to reformat. For some reason, i wasnt able to format unless i took out this 2 gig stick. Everytime i tried to reformat, i always got blue screened. So I take the ram out and install windows 7, x64 and place the ram back in but the computer crashes and restarts every few minutes. The computer reads the ram as 4 gigs. Im currently in safe mode right now. Someone suggested taking out the new video card i installed so i did that but i still keep getting hit. What should i do?????
That sure sounds like bad ram to me... Either the new stick is bad or they are so seriously mismatched as to be incompatable...

When installing memory I *always* buy Kingston and *always* in matched pairs.
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06 Apr 2010   #14

Vista Premium 64b (HTPC), Windows 7 Premium 64b (LapTop)
 
 

Shady313,

I am running a Gigabyte MB (Intel processor) on my system. I remember I had some issues with the default voltage for the Ram. It ran at 1.8V and my ram asked for 2.1V. Once I made an adjustment to the BIOS settings, I was up and running.

BEFORE you try anything like this MAKE SURE of the Voltage requirements of your RAM (I took a quick look at your link, but didn't see anything listed).

Don't Give Up!!

My Best

Michael
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