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Corsair CMX1024RE-3200 & Asus SK8N


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Corsair CMX1024RE-3200 (TwinX 2GB Matched memory pair ECC) with Asus SK8N Socket 940 and AMD Athlon FX-53.

This version of CPU required ECC Ram I was told by the sales this is the best match. But there is a problem installed XP SP1 OK but then system stuck in a power cycle boot this even in safe mode.

I checked with the Windows Memory diagnostic (download availble from http://www.majorgeeks.com) which I've accurately diagnosed and fixed Windows problems which were memory related before. This test fails every one every time. Even one module tried swapping around (I have 2 such pairs for total of 4GB) NG. The BIOS revision is latest (1007)

Unlikely that both sets of RAM is faulty.

Any ideas?

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If you are getting failures with both sets; or all 4 modules one up that would suggest some other problem. I would try and load setup defaults and then enable master ECC and set the Dim Voltage to 2.7 Volts and please try http://www.memtest.org. If that does not solve the problem, I would try and RMA the MB or CPU because it would be very unlikely that you would get 4 failing modules. Darn near impossible.
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