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Old 12-10-2004, 09:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Computer Freezes with 2 DDRAM Slots In Use

Hi all,

My computer freezes when I have 2 DDRAM slots in use.

OS: Windows XP Media Centre Edition

I have a P4 MSI PX8 Neo-V Moetherboard with
1x 512 Veritech DDRAM
1x 512 V-Data DDRAM

I have 2 DDR slots

When I put 1 DDRAM (any brand in any slot) it works fine but only 1 DDRAM at a time. My computer will be on for days.

If I have both DDRAMS in used my copmuter will freeze eventually.
Even with both combinations. The longest my computer stayed on was about 5 hours before it frooze up. But on average it will freeze up about 1/2 hour later or when the computer is required to use RAM. It will freeze even if its doing nothing.

Is this a faulty motherboard?
Or is there something im suppose to be doing that im not ?

Thanks in advanaced.

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Old 12-10-2004, 10:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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change the ram to same specs, may be 1 is registered DIMM and other NOT. or latency difference is causing trouble.

are you on windows XP?

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Old 12-11-2004, 04:28 AM   #3 (permalink)
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When you say change to the same specs, do you mean using using both DDRAMs as the same power.

Cause both my Veritech and V-Data is 512 each already.
Or do you mean I should try 2 Veritech's or 2 V-Data's at the same

I am on WinXP Media Centre Centre Edition.

I have booted on regular XP and find that it still freezes.
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Old 12-15-2004, 06:19 AM   #4 (permalink)
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