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Old 04-12-2006, 02:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question new problems :D


First of all please look below to see my system configuration(perhaps it is something incompatible)
My problem is that when installed in dual channel mode with the BIOS frequency 400MHz set to manual, the two DRAM modules fail in "Microsoft Windows Memory Diagnostic" testing application reporting several errors when writing/reading from the DRAM.
When setting them to 333Mhz or 200Mhz in BIOS the system does not crash in the testing application.
Another problem is in IntelliJ Idea when I click the garbage collect button, the mouse starts to freeze/unfreeze a couple of times until the process of garbage collection is finished. I went to a friend that has Asus A8N SLI motherboard and he doesn't have problems with the mouse in IntelliJ Idea.
Same thing(with the mouse) happends in other programs that do alot of processor/memory/hard disk activity(I don't know the exact component - hardware or software - that generate such behavior)
Please, if you have any idea or thought about this sittuation, tell me because I really am helpless here. I have asked alot of people about this and they don't know what to tell me.

I have the following hardware configuration:

Asus A8N SLI Deluxe
AMD Athlon 64 3700+
Video card:
Leadtek WinFast PX7800GT TDH
Hard disk:
Samsung SP1614N
- KingMax 512MB DDR-400 TSOP KDL388P4LA-50
- KingMax 512MB DDR-400 TSOP KDL388C4AA-50

...and software configuration:
ROM BIOS by Award Software International Inc.,
BIOS ID Strings: 10/21/2005-NF-CK804-A8N-SLI-00, A8N-SLI
Model: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG, 10/21/05
Vendor: ASUSTek Computer INC.
Version String: ASUS A8N-SLI DELUXE ACPI BIOS Revision 1015

Manufacturer: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
Version: 1.XX
Serial Number: 123456789000

Vendor Name: Phoenix Technologies, LTD
BIOS Starting Address Segment: E000h
BIOS Release Date: 10/21/2005
BIOS ROM Size: 512 KB

BIOS update interface: awdflash hook
[x] Supported Flash ROM Size: 4 Mbit
[x] Flash Chip Block(s) Size: ?KB
[x] NT Flash Support

Supported features:
[x] Nvidia ACPI 0.9/1.x
[x] System Management BIOS w/DMI v2.3
[x] PCI IRQ Routing Table v1.0 (incorrect!)
[x] EL TORITO CD-ROM Boot Specification

Add-on BIOS detected:
Nvidia Corp
Version 1.00
Located @C50000
Init Entry Point @C50050
Size 60kb

OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows XP Media Center Edition

NVIDIA Windows nForce Drivers v665(taken from site in driver download section - the one that is specific to my motherboard Asus A8N SLI Deluxe)

81.98_forceware_winxpmce_english_whql1.exe taken from and is specific for Windows XP Media Center Edition
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