Strange memory issues.
This computer keeps locking up... no bluescreens or anything, just freezes, even when running from a diagnostic CD, Quicktech, memtest, etc... it will run for a little bit, then freeze, never generating any errors in the process.
I can boot into windows, -sometimes-, and running Orthos, it will go for a few seconds, then stop with a floating point arithmetic error (expecting .5, returned .4).
I thought at first it was the ALU, so I swapped out the processor for another of the same socket type I had on hand, but the problem persisted.
The system has 2x2GB Kingston KVR800D2N5K2/4G memory sticks. Removing one stick caused the issues to stop, and it will pass memtest or run orthos until the cows come home... switching it out for the other one yields the same result. I also tried putting one stick or the other into the second memory slot and putting an extra generic 2GB PC25300 stick in the first slot, and still no issues... so it's not the slot, and it's not either stick of memory, but when you combine the two together, it locks up constantly.
Any idea what might be causing this, or how to address the issue?
Q6600 Kentsfield (2.4GHz)
ECS NF650iSLIT-A mobo
2x2GB Kingston KVR800D2N5K2/4G (DDR2 800)
APOWER 480W PSU
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