unprovoked Posted January 4, 2006 Share Posted January 4, 2006 Greetings... I am getting memtest86 test #5 failures on my system. I am worried about this because I have been getting mysterious crashes with XP, and also started to see "Delayed write failures" for one of the hard drives last night. I haven't dared to boot into XP since that error -- I wanted to make sure my RAM was okay first. MB: Abit NF7-S CPU: AMD Barton 2500 PSU: Antec True380S RAM: 3 sticks of Corsair CMX512-3200C2PT. Two are marked XMS3202v5.1, 0503014-4. The third is marked XMS3202v3.1, 0412008-2. Notably, test #5 is failing *only* when I use three sticks of RAM. It passes for each of the individual sticks in each of the three slots (9 tests total). It also passes when only two of the three sticks are present (3 tests total). It fails as soon as I add a third stick! Why is it failing only when there are three sticks? Is there something incompatible with the two different Corsair revisions I have? I am not overclocking (166MHz*11). BIOS memory timings are set to "optimal" 3-3-3-7, but I have tried other timings like 3-4-4-8. The power supply controller is set to system default (2.6V for SDRAM, but I've also tried 2.7V and 2.8V). Please help! Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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