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Old 09-28-2004, 08:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i have the system below. cuz i dont have not flashed my mobo with the newest bios (F4), my mobo reads my ram at 166, but when i change it to manual and set the ram to 200, so weird s*** starts happening. windows loads fine, but when i load certain programs or levels in some games, my comp will just restart. Other times the entire computer will freeze and often produces a high pitch screech through the speakers. it runs fine at 166. i built this comp and ran the ram at 200 perfectly. however, i reformatted, cuz of spyware and other viruses, and reinstalled xp. After this, the crap started to happen. any advice?
~Dell XPS M1710
~2.16Ghz Intel Core Duo T2600
~2048 MB DDR2 @ 667Mh
~7900 GTX 512
~Media Center
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