haidon Posted December 15, 2004 Share Posted December 15, 2004 I've been running my set of Twinx modules (2 512 MB modules) since Jan. 2003. Even from day one, they couldn't run at the specified timings, but I didn't want to deal with RMA's. In any case, they were working just fine until this afternoon. I was playing a game, and my PC crashed. I restarted, and I'd blue screen when trying to boot windows every time. So I decided to stick the XP CD in, and re-run setup. Well, setup crashes every time as well with a blue screen. I got a different error each time. A couple of times I got PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA, one with serial.sys and one with pciidex.sys. I also got IRQL_LESS_OR__NOT_EQUAL. Both very plainly memory errors. (It should be noted that I was able on this particular motherboard (ASUS K8VSE Deluxe) to leave the memory timings on auto, and it worked fine for months.) Luckily I had 512 MB of PC2700 lying about, which is how I'm able to post here. I'mon the same machine, and didn't have to reload windows. I was just going to fill out an RMA, but since the FAQ said to post here first, that's what I'm doing. (Also, I did check, and Windows XP setup runs just fine with the PC2700 memory modules installed, repeatedly.) EDIT: wanted to add... I got bored and decided to DL memtest86; ran thru one pass with both sticks, got 45,262 errors. Did each stick seperat... stick #1 got 20,461 errors just thru test #4 on one pass, and stick #2 got 203 errors thru test 4 on one pass. I also ran a pass on the 512 MB (Crucial memory) that I'm using in the meantime, and got 0 errors. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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