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Ram maybe dead, Please advise


Treax7

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Hello, I think my ram may be dead or there is something wrong looking for your advice on what to do.

 

Ram type: Corsair XMS 2gb (2 x 1gb) 184-pin DDR400(pc3200) duel channel kit model TWINX2048-3200PRO

 

Started today Dec 19th 06 at about 8:30am pst computer shut off, I tried turning it back on but would start and then shut down when the lights on the ram went on. At first i thought it was a power supply problem so i tryed another power supply i had and knew worked correctly but again no luck. I tryed starting computer with no HDs but same thing start up ... 1 to 20 seconds later turned off try multiple attempts of starting computer with different parts installed that i knew were in good working order with same effect until i tryed starting with out the 2 DIMMs installed on the mother board(did not have ram that i could switch in to test) then the computer would start and stay on. also attempted moving the 2 DIMMs to the other 2 slots on the MoBo and same effect of start up and then shut down.

 

I assume it is the ram from what i have encountered and if it is i would like to use the warranty on them but any advice would help

 

Thank you,

-Bob

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Please set the Dim Voltage to 2.7X volts and then set the timings manually to the tested settings for the specific module you have (Cass 2-3-2-6 with the Rass to Cass set to "3"), 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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