Memory Issues - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-31-2006, 03:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 7
Default Memory Issues

Ok, so for a while ive been running 1 stick of 512DDR pc400 ram. Well, the other day I thought id pick up a second one. Now, since I got this, ive been experiancing game crashes ever 5-10 minutes or so. I ran memdiag and everything checkout out OK, but the crashes are still happening. I removed my original stick to test it out with the newer one i bought, and it seems to work fine. So I guess the issue is some compatability problem between the 2. But they are both the same type and I dont know what might be causing it.


pie is offline  
Old 07-31-2006, 04:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
Master Techie
Alvin.C's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: London, UK
Posts: 2,578


What are the specs of the new RAM module?

Also, try a different DIMM slot on the motherboard.


|Desktop PC| |Macbook Air 13" (Mid 2013)|
|Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)| |AMD FX 4100 Black Edition 3.6 GHz @ 4.0 GHz OC| |Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 PRO| |Gigabyte Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 Super Overclock 1GB| |ASUS M5A78L-M/USB3 Motherboard| |Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD SATA III HDD| |Kingston HyperX 8GB PC3-14900 DDR3-1866| |OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W Modular PSU| |NZXT Vulcan Micro ATX Case|
Alvin.C is offline  
Old 07-31-2006, 04:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 4,010

Try Memtest86 it is alot more demanding. (as well as the different DIMM slots.)

Cisco CCNA, Comptia A+, 1/3 through CCNP
Trifid is offline  
Old 07-31-2006, 05:39 PM   #4 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 7

Alright, just tried a few different combinations of slots, no luck with that

But when I ran Memtest86, I got 3 errors. Was too lazy to write it down, so heres a "screenshot" of the results.
pie is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:30 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.