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Vs512mb400 -bad Stick!


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I recent purchased the 1 GB package which contained two Corsair Value Select VS512MB400 sticks. I believe one of the sticks is bad.


Current hardware configuration:

Mother board: Asus A7N8X-E Deluxe

CPU: Athlon XP 3200+ 400FSB

Video: ATI All-in-Wonder Radeon 9800 Pro

Memory: 2x 512mb Corsair Value Select VS512MB400


After reading plenty of Ram guy posts throughout this form i have tried several different bios configurations, each time allowing several passes with 'Memtest 1.51'.

Using Both sticks i tried:

-boosting ddr voltage to 2.7

-underclocking the memory to ddr333.

-Setting timings to thier most conservative settings

REsult: Mem test showed failed transactions.


Then i tried the same setup this time testing each stick individually. I have found that only one of the sticks causes the mem test to fail. The lot number for this "bad" stick is "0451051-0". Im pretty sure this thing is bad, i just need ram guy to dial in here and ok my requesting an RMA number.

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oh i forgot to mention my inital reason for testing the memory. The computer would randomly restart. I got a clue that it was memory related when i noticed that boosting the memory voltage seemed to give me more uptime between restarts.... help me gurus :confused:
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Please either call our customer service at 888-222-4346 and dial "0" or follow the link in my signature "If you have submitted the RMA using the on line form and have not got a reply!"


I followed the link and sent the mails to warranty@corsairmemory.com and rma@corsairmemory.com. No reply from either :(: I'll try calling the phone number tommorrow.

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Checked your registration info, with that domain name it's possible their spam filter stopped it.


yeah thats quite possible. I called the phone number and no operators were available so i left a voicemail. The voicemail contains my name phonenumber email and the type of memory im looking to return. Hopefully someone will contact me.

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Please call them again at 888-222-4346 and dial "0". If you get no answer please try option "2" at the main menu.


Called again, got an operator who transferred me to "The RMA Department" which was what sounded like "Jeorgette"'s extension. I got Jeorgettes voicemail and i left her a voicemail with my name, number, email, and the type of memory im trying to get an RMA for.

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