mec24 Posted November 24, 2004 Share Posted November 24, 2004 Had 512MB of 2x256TwinX-3200LLPT installed on my system for about 7 months, decided to upgrade to 1GB. So I bought a single 512MB stick of 3200LLPT, system was running perfectly fine before adding the new RAM. At first, I just popped the new RAM in, and went right to windows. I didn't uninstall or reinstall anything, because I didn't think RAM and chipset/video drivers have any relation. Just a couple minutes ago, I went through and uninstalled/reinstalled the latest NForce2 drivers and video card drivers. I'm going to leave my pc up, and do alittle bit of gaming on it...and hope it doesn't happen again. Errors are random, and aren't reproducable through certain actions. Had one that said IRQ_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL or something along those lines, and didn't list a driver extension. And had another one that just gave a driver extension of "win32k.sys". Ran Memtest for a couple passes (had all 3 of the modules in at the time), and pulled up 2-3 errors on Stride6 tests. I don't see the sense in testing the RAM one by one, because i tested the twins when I got them. And like I said, i wasn't getting BSOD's before this new stick of RAM. But if i get another BSOD I'm going to remove the dual channel sticks, and test the new stick alone. Any ideas? Mobo -- Asus A7N8X Deluxe rev2, bios 1007 final. CPU -- 2500+XP Barton @ 3200+ / 400FSB. Ram settings are all on "optimal", Both AGP/FSB Spectrum BIOS options are disabled. Not even sure what they do, the only options are percentages, not enabled/disabled. All voltages are stock too... Edit #1 -- Got a BSOD when trying to enter World of Warcraft, "Page_Fault_in Non-Paged_area". Edit #2 -- Took the new RAM modules out and inspected them carefully. I compared it to the TwinX's, here's the #'s I got from them. TwinX 256x2 -- CMX256A-3200LLPT, XMS3205v1.2, 0340121. 512MB (new stick) -- CMX512-3200LLPT, XMS3205v3.1, 0439105-2. Could those version numbers be causing some sort of conflict??? That's the only thing that looks suspect to me. I removed the new stick, and I'm back to normal, with no BSOD's. I'm wondering if I made a mistake by buying 2x256, will I not be able to upgrade to 1GB as long as i have those 2 in the dual channel? If you need any other information let me know...any help would be appreciated. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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