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Old 01-17-2005, 11:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default New RAM = UNSTABLE system

Ok heres the story, bear with me,

Me and my friend have SAME CPU/MOBO combo, went out and bought SAME dual channel 1gig of ram (2x512). I can run both sticks fine, when he runs both stick his computer will restart during games, frequently (he can run 1 stick fine or 1 stick +dif stick of lower speed ram. MY QUESTION is, does DDR400 ram require considerably more power then that of lower speed ram, enough to where his 400 W power supply is not capable of producing enough and where my 450W is?

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Old 01-18-2005, 12:04 AM   #2 (permalink)
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His 400 watt power supply may be the culprit, as no name ones will give unclean incostestant power causing crashes
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