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Having serious issues with 2GB DDR2 PC2-5300/200-Pin So-Dimm


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I had a single stick of Corsair 1GB PC2-5300 in my Compaq V3000z laptop for about 2 weeks with absolutely no problems which I recently returned for a sale at Frys Electroncs. Part # VS1GSDS667D2

 

Frys.com had a sale a few days ago on " Corsair 2GB DDR2 PC2-5300 / 667MHz" which I received today. Ever since I installed the ram, I've been getting blue screen and automatic restarts. Eventually my laptop started to freeze.

 

https://shop4.outpost.com/product/5001625?site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN_RSLT_PG

 

The Part # on the UPC says "VS2GSDSKIT667D2" and on the corsair website, that part # is PC-5300 ram and not PC2-5300.

 

The part # on the ram itself is VS1GSDS667D2 which is PC2-5300.

 

Cliffs:

2 Different part #'s for RAM. Confusion

Laptop freezes and gets blue screen after installtion

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VS2GSDSKIT667D2 is the Kit part# and is made with 2 VS1GSDS667D2 modules!

 

Also with is the make and model of NB you have may require DDR2-533 memory, but I cannot find it listed in our memory configurator or a Technecicole spec for this NB to be sure!

 

But to be sure I would test the modules one at a time with http://www.memtest.org.

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