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Memory Gone Bad


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I think have a stick of Corsair memory that has gone bad. Have an older system that has been running fine for a couple years now, then one day it started having problems with Windows crashing. Proceeded to diagnose the problem and quickly realized if I put in a different stick of Corsair memory, it ran fine (both sticks are 512MB XMS PC3200). I then proceeded to test the original module with the latest version of memtest86 and discovered it fails on tests 5 and 6 everytime on numerious passes. All memory timings set in the BIOS are controlled by SPD.

 

System Specs:

 

Gigabyte GA-7VRXP rev 1.1

Corsair 512MB 184-pin SDRAM DDR 400 (PC3200) [CMX512-3200]

Socket A AMD Athlon XP 1900+

Nvidia GeForce 440MX

Creative CT5880 Audio (On Board)

Realtek LAN (On Board)

2 x 160GB HDD (Raid 1)

CD-RW

 

Any suggestions or tips would be helpful, otherwise I just assume RMA the memory.

 

Thanks

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Please set the Dim Voltage to 2.7X volts (+.2 Volts W/Giga-Byte) and then set the timings manually to the tested settings for the specific module you have, XMS3200 Cass 3-3-3-8 for example or if you have Value Select "BY SPD" and then test the module/'s one at a time with www.memtest.org! If you still get errors, please follow the link in my signature “I think I have a bad part!” and we will be happy to replace them or it! However, if you get errors with both modules that would suggest some other problem and I would test them in another system or MB to be sure.
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