Jump to content
Corsair Community

1Go stick, PC3200 Value Select, Problem


dtacheron

Recommended Posts

Hi,

 

Warning : i don't write english very well but i'll try to be precise.

 

I have just bougth 2 memory sticks for a new computer : Corsair Value Select PC3200 Value Select (CAS3). N° 5660145 and 5660211

 

It's the right product for my computer :

- Motherboard ASUS A8N-E, chipset nforce4 ultra (DDR RAM support)

- AMD 64 3700+ processor

- Windows XP SP2 operating system

 

Stick 1 is plugged on bank A1 and stick is plugged 2 on bank B1 accordingly with Asus recommandation for DDR support.

 

My computer doesn't work well and i notice very (but very) strange events.:confused:

 

Moreover, i get blue screens and undesirable reboot. :(:

 

So, i have downloaded MemTest and ran some tests. It reports problems after a few minutes.

 

In order to know which stick is bad (or perhaps the two), i ran other tests with only one stick plugged on bank B1 accordingly with Asus recommandation for only one memory stick support. I ran the test with the first stick, and after with the second stick.

 

One stick is OK (1 hour without any problem, test completed 3 time) and the second is always bad : memtest report severe problems immediatly (red warning, error count increased and so on)

 

I ran this test three times for each stick in order to be sure (same result every time).

 

 

So, i have called my reseller :

Silicon Hardware

154 rue de charenton

75012 Paris

0033 France

ren@silicon-hardware.com

 

Invoice number : 27012006014

 

But this fuc.... guy doesn't want to do anything :evil: and he said to me to contact Corsair... So, i'm here ! (i really don't have anything else to do than torture myself with writing in English...)

 

I will now request a RAM as there is no doubt in my mind that one stick is deficient.

 

Thanks

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Corsair Employees
Please set the Dim Voltage to 2.7X volts (+.2 Volts W/Giga-Byte) and then set the timings to "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.
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hi,

 

0- Post Reply

i have already test the modules one at a time with memtest as explained in my post. One is OK and the other is deficient.

 

If there was a problem with the bios ram setting, i think that i should have the same problem with the two parts.

 

1- Mail

i have received a mail with some questions just after i have requested an RMA number, i replied on February 4th and i reproduce here the question and the answer. Hope this helps.

 

There are two numbers on the module

- VS1GB400C3. I suppose this is what you call part number though this

number identifies the product type (Value Select 1 Gb DDR 400 CAS 3)

 

- 5029-0553069-0-5660211. I suppose that this number is unique and

identifies the part itself.

 

i bought two parts and they have the same first number while the second is

different.

 

Best regards

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 3 weeks later...

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

×
×
  • Create New...