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Want to RMA XMS PC3200 - Corrupted


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Date purchased: September 2005 ordered from newegg.com when i built my pc

 

Issue: Started Crashing in WoW with memory CRC errors...Ran Memtest, found several thousand errors. Would corrupt data on install of any program. Never overclocked anything on my system. I know for sure the memory is the problem.

 

So how would I go about RMAing this? I'm not sure i have the original packaging still, but i have the two sticks of Ram in front of me.

 

here is the product i bought: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145449

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Please make sure that you have the latest bios and then load setup defaults and set the Dim Voltage to 2.75 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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As of now, im running two new sticks of XMS which i just bought the other day. Things are going swimmingly, never messed around in bios or voltage as i think its set to auto detect. I am not an overclocker. Before that I was using some old Value select I had lying around and it worked fine. So I do not think the rest of my PC is suspect as it's been running fine for a year and half, save for the RAM issue that i've been having as of late. A week before that is when my original XMS started having problems. BIOS is up to date, believe me it was one of the first things i checked/updated when i started having problems.

 

I'm going to test with Legacy USB disabled, although i dont think it will produce any different result as the memory showed errors in both Memtest and Window's Boot-Disk memory checker.

 

edit: Keep in mind that I'm not planning on overclocking anything because to me Stability is greater than the slight performance gain from overclocking. I fear that messing with the voltage and clocks will only send my system further into instability.

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