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One of my TwinX modules has bit the dust...


jasonsewall

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Hi there,

 

I've done some tests, and I think that one of my Corsair TwinX modules (256mb) is no longer any good.

 

I found my (Windows XP) partition very unstable - locking during startup, crashing spuriously, etc. Booting into Linux confirmed my suspicions - lots of segfaults happened.

 

So I burned a copy of memtest86 and ran it - a few addresses gave errors. So I took out the module in slot # 2 and found no errors after a few hours of runs on the first module. Then I took that module and put it in slot #2 - no errors. I put the questionabler module in slot #1 and got more errors.

 

This says to me that module #2 is bad. I'd like to get my machine back up to full capacity - any suggestions?

 

Jason

 

Sorry - I didn't put up my specs:

 

Asus P4P800 Deluxe

2 x 256 CMX255A-3200LLPT RAM

Intel P4 2.8 HT

Western Digital 80gb IDE

IBM 40gb ide

LITE-ON DVD-ROM/CD-RW

Asus V9950 (Geforce FX 5900)

Creative Labs Audigy 2

 

Running: Windows XP SP2 and Fedora Core 4

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Please make sure that you have the latest bios and then load setup defaults and try these settings after you load setup defaults.

AI Over Clock Tuner: Manual

CPU Freq: 200 MHz

Ssystem Performance: Auto

Memory Frequency: 100%/DDR400

Dim Voltage to 2.75 Volts (but if you over clock 2.85 Volts)

Resulting Frequency: 200MHz/400DDR

Legacy USB: Disabled

PAT/PAM/MAM: Auto

SDRAM CAS Latency: 2T

SDRAM RAS to CAS Delay (tRCD): 3T

SDRAM Row Precharge (tRP): 2T

SDRAM Active to Precharge Delay (tRAS): 6T

Then test the modules one at a time with http://www.memtest.org.

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