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Old 02-21-2011, 08:25 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Here's the technical info with my RAM:



RAM
Memory slots
Total memory slots 4
Used memory slots 2
Free memory slots 2
Memory
Type DDR2
Size 4096 MBytes
Channels # Dual
DRAM Frequency 533.3 MHz
CAS# Latency (CL) 5 clocks
RAS# to CAS# Delay (tRCD) 5 clocks
RAS# Precharge (tRP) 5 clocks
Cycle Time (tRAS) 15 clocks
Command Rate (CR) 2T
SPD
Number Of SPD Modules 2
Slot #1
Type DDR2
Size 2048 MBytes
Manufacturer PDP Systems
Max Bandwidth PC2-6400 (400 MHz)
Part Number 8500EL Series
Week/year 38 / 08
SPD Ext. EPP
EPP #0
Frequency 534.0 MHz
CAS# Latency 5.0
RAS# To CAS# 5
RAS# Precharge 5
tRAS 15
tRC 29
Voltage 2.100 V
JEDEC #3
Frequency 400.0 MHz
CAS# Latency 5.0
RAS# To CAS# 5
RAS# Precharge 5
tRAS 12
tRC 23
Voltage 1.800 V
JEDEC #2
Frequency 266.7 MHz
CAS# Latency 4.0
RAS# To CAS# 4
RAS# Precharge 4
tRAS 8
tRC 16
Voltage 1.800 V
JEDEC #1
Frequency 200.0 MHz
CAS# Latency 3.0
RAS# To CAS# 3
RAS# Precharge 3
tRAS 6
tRC 12
Voltage 1.800 V
Slot #2
Type DDR2
Size 2048 MBytes
Manufacturer PDP Systems
Max Bandwidth PC2-6400 (400 MHz)
Part Number 8500EL Series
Week/year 38 / 08
SPD Ext. EPP
EPP #0
Frequency 534.0 MHz
CAS# Latency 5.0
RAS# To CAS# 5
RAS# Precharge 5
tRAS 15
tRC 29
Voltage 2.100 V
JEDEC #3
Frequency 400.0 MHz
CAS# Latency 5.0
RAS# To CAS# 5
RAS# Precharge 5
tRAS 12
tRC 23
Voltage 1.800 V
JEDEC #2
Frequency 266.7 MHz
CAS# Latency 4.0
RAS# To CAS# 4
RAS# Precharge 4
tRAS 8
tRC 16
Voltage 1.800 V
JEDEC #1
Frequency 200.0 MHz
CAS# Latency 3.0
RAS# To CAS# 3
RAS# Precharge 3
tRAS 6
tRC 12
Voltage 1.800 V
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I ran memtest, and i'm getting tons of errors. But can RAM affect installation? Why would it work if i ran it off a friend's dvd drive?
Yes it can, test each stick on it's own to find the culprit and try installing the game again.
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ANY error on memtest is not good...
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Old 02-22-2011, 07:32 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I ran memtest, and i'm getting tons of errors. But can RAM affect installation?
Yes, RAM can affect that and more.
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