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Old 03-11-2019, 04:35 PM
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Post Issues when trying to use 2 sticks of RAM(1 is almost 2 years old and one is new)

Well i got my PC 2 years ago, in my budget i could only afford a single 8GB ram and i choose a Corsair LPX Vengeance(CMK8GX4M1A2400C16R), The PC did well since day 1 and stills running fine to this day, 2 weeks ago i decided that it was the right time to get another stick of RAM since 1 or 2 of my games are started to lag when my RAM is running low.

As i said i already have a single 8GB Corsair LPX Vengeance (CMK8GX4M1A2400C16R) so i decided to get another one to avoid possible issues, then i got the new stick and installed it on the 1st of Friday, the RAM wasn't recognized at first but the PC was doing fine, my motherboard only has 2 RAM slots, A1 & B1, i had the old stick on A1 and put the new one in B1, then i ask around for a solution and they recommended me to switch the RAM, put the new stick in A1 and the old stick in B1, the issue starts here, my PC got into a boot loop boot my motherboard did recognize both sticks of RAM.

I switched back the RAM, The old stick in A1 and the new one in B1, still the PC didn't boot so i choose to reinstall Windows, after the reinstall everything worked find till i got a BSOD, the PC restarted and after some hours i got another BSOD, i got BSODs pretty much everyday, i decided to try Memtest86 to test both RAM sticks and it came with no errors, then i decided to do the test on the new stick alone and 0 errors too, im running the PC with the new stick now and so far no issues but i want to use BOTH sticks of RAM, any ides of what could be happening?

TL:DR: i have 2 sticks of RAM i use the old stick in the A1 slot and the newer one in B1, it that causes BSODs after a couple of hours, but if i trade the new stick to A1 and the older to B1 the PC doesnt boot.
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