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I have the XMS 2x1024MB DDR2 800 PC2 6400-C4 Corsairs memory modules and they been working great until last weekend. I have the following setup:

 

Asus P5B Deluxe WiFi AP

Intel E6600

eVGA 7600gt Superclocked

2 Western Digital 250GB sata HDD

HP Lightscribe DVD Burner

BFG 650watt PSU

Creative Lab Sound Blaster Audigy 4

 

I had my cpu OC to 3.6Ghz while maintaining the 1:1 for the ram(800Mhz on 2.1v) when I went to my buddy's house last friday, but when I came home the next day, my computer booted much slower then usual....it eventually wouldn't boot into windows(but will post). So I'm thinking something is wrong with the HDD(some form of virus/worm), I'd tested and write zeros the HDD's and only to come to the same effect. I then tested both ram with memtest86(which failed), I then tested each stick by themself. One worked with no errors and the other one was loaded with them. I can now install windows where it used to get halfway thru and says it wasn't copied correctlyI'm hard set on faulty memory sticks, what's the next step?

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Please make sure that you have the latest bios and then load setup defaults and set the Dim Voltage to 2.1 volts and then set the timings manually to the tested settings for the specific module you have, and then test the module/modules one at a time with http://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. In addition, with this MB you have to disable legacy USB in the bios when running any memory test.
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Please make sure that you have the latest bios and then load setup defaults and set the Dim Voltage to 2.1 volts and then set the timings manually to the tested settings for the specific module you have, and then test the module/modules one at a time with http://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. In addition, with this MB you have to disable legacy USB in the bios when running any memory test.

 

I got the latest bios for my MB, and tested both sticks. With one stick I can boot windows(no errors in memtest86), while the other stick won't(error infested stick in memtest86). The settings remain the same when testing both sticks.

 

Edit: I also filled out a RMA request form not long ago, should I need to refill it out?

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