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Windows 7: Issue with XFX 5670 1 GB

15 Dec 2010   #11
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

Well, according to your post, you did 3 things at once:
  • Ran on 1 stick of RAM
  • Disabled the onboard graphics
  • And installed W7 fresh
So which one of these solved the problem? It's hard to tell when you do it like that. (Or maybe you know something that we don't - yet )

What I would do is assume the fresh install was the solution.
There is no need for the on board graphics to be activated, and that alone could have been the cause of a driver conflict.
Therefore I would think you could reinstall the RAM and test to see if the behavior returns.

If it does, then buy new RAM. If you can't find the exact same model of RAM to match the other working stick then it would be best to by a matched pair (or set).

Let us know what you find.


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15 Dec 2010   #12
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by archer View Post
guys! any suggestions, if after removing one dimm my card is working fine, please suggest how can i fix the memory issue (i will get it replaced) but anyother comments would be appreciated.

I would use same exact ram that is working now and make sure you test each slot that is the best way to assure performance i actually had that same card from the jump i had a 400watt psu and my machine wouldnt start with that card i recoommend 450 to 500 watt for general performance

You got it fixed now so i would concentrate on getting the same exact ram that is working now to increase the performance also be a good thing to look up vendors prefered list and maybe go with what they recomend for the board save alot of time and trouble
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16 Dec 2010   #13
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TVeblen View Post
Well, according to your post, you did 3 things at once:
  • Ran on 1 stick of RAM
  • Disabled the onboard graphics
  • And installed W7 fresh
So which one of these solved the problem? It's hard to tell when you do it like that. (Or maybe you know something that we don't - yet )

What I would do is assume the fresh install was the solution.
There is no need for the on board graphics to be activated, and that alone could have been the cause of a driver conflict.
Therefore I would think you could reinstall the RAM and test to see if the behavior returns.

If it does, then buy new RAM. If you can't find the exact same model of RAM to match the other working stick then it would be best to by a matched pair (or set).

Let us know what you find.
i will install the second dimm and try.......i will update soon.
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18 Dec 2010   #14
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

so, i tested with 2 dimms and same thing........ATI drivers ahs stopped responding and has recovered. Ran on one dimm and i am able to play without any glitches. so now i know my RAM is faulty. thanks all for you help
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18 Dec 2010   #15
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

Good diagnostic work!
Congrats.
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