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ok please help me,i have been playing call of duty online for about 2 years with no problems,lately my pc has been crashing everytime i play the game.i was told by someone to test my memory with memtest and found over 500 errors mainly on test 6.i have removed one of the sticks and now when i run memtest i have no errors


my memory is corsair twinx1024 - 3200(2x cmx512-3200c2pro)


so do you think the one stick i took out is for the bin??? if so will i get a relacement from corsair??


many thanks

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Can you tell the make and model of MB you have along with the CPU speed and it’s FSB as well? In addition, please tell me the bios settings you have set for both CPU and memory and any performance settings that you may have set?
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here is the cpu-z report for my pc if you need anything else please let me know



CPU-Z 1.37 report file




Number of processors 1

Number of cores 1 per processor

Number of threads 1 (max 1) per processor

Name AMD Athlon XP

Code Name Barton

Specification AMD Athlon XP 3000+

Package Socket A (462)

Family/Model/Stepping 6.A.0

Extended Family/Model 7.A

Core Stepping

Technology 0.13 um

Core Speed 2159.6 MHz

Multiplier x Bus speed 13.0 x 166.1 MHz

Rated Bus speed 332.2 MHz

Instruction sets MMX (+), 3DNow! (+), SSE

L1 Data cache 64 KBytes, 2-way set associative, 64-byte line size

L1 Instruction cache 64 KBytes, 2-way set associative, 64-byte line size

L2 cache 512 KBytes, 16-way set associative, 64-byte line size


Chipset & Memory


Northbridge nVidia nForce2 Ultra 400 rev. C1

Southbridge nVidia nForce2 MCP rev. A3

Graphic Interface AGP

AGP Revision 3.0

AGP Transfer Rate 8x

AGP Side Band Addressing supported, enabled

Memory Type DDR

Memory Size 512 MBytes

Memory Frequency 166.1 MHz (1:1)

CAS# Latency (tCL) 3.0 clocks

RAS# to CAS# (tRDC) 3 clocks

RAS# Precharge (tRP) 3 clocks

Cycle Time (tRAS) 7 clocks




System Manufacturer

System Name

System S/N


Mainboard Model MS-6570E

BIOS Vendor Phoenix Technologies, LTD

BIOS Version 6.00 PG

BIOS Date 01/20/2005


Memory SPD


Module 1 DDR, PC3200 (200 MHz), 512 MBytes, Corsair




Windows Version Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 (Build 2600)

DirectX Version 9.0c

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Please go to your Bios setup and set the following settings and then test the modules one at a time with http://www.memtest.org

CPU Freq: 166 MHz

System Performance: User Define

Memory Frequency: 100%

Dim Voltage to 2.7 Volts

Resulting Frequency: 166MHz

Memory Timings: Manual/User Define

SDRAM CAS Latency: 2.5T

SDRAM RAS to CAS Delay (tRCD): 3T

SDRAM Row Precharge (tRP): 3T

SDRAM Active to Precharge Delay (tRAS): 6T

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Let's get them replaced. Please follow the link in my signature “I think I have a bad part! Or *New* Tech Support Express” and we will be happy to replace them or it, please note that you are posting from the forum!
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ok that would be great!! firstly tho i have just bought a new motherboard and cpu so thought it would be worth memtesting them.please can u tell me what timmings to test them on.here are the details.


Asus k8U-X motherboard



Many thanks

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