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CMX4GX3M2A1333C8 compatibility with Biostar A770E3


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I got a new computer a month or so ago with the following specs

 

AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16819103727

 

CORSAIR XMS 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (CMX4GX3M2A1333C8)

http://www.corsair.com/memory/amd-memory-solutions/phenom-ii/cmx4gx3m2a1333c8.html

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820145299

 

BIOSTAR A770E3 AM3 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16813138179

 

Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3320613AS 320GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16822148316

 

Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5"

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16822148316

 

I'm using a Corsair 650W power supply and a GeForce 9800 GT, and I'm running Windows XP Service Pack 3. (32-bit)

 

I have been having various problems (BSOD, Crash to Desktop, Graphical Corruption, Programs not starting) that I suspected was a result of memory problems.

 

As I result, I have been running memtest to find errors. I have never found errors for single sticks, or a single memory slot, only when they are running dual-channel.

 

One thing that is confusing me is that I tested the memory in dual-channel (both modules in) overnight and there were no errors. However, today I had some software problems that I suspected were memory issues, and ran Memtest again, finding errors in test 5 and test 7 (about 120 issues on the first pass)

 

As a result, although I have tested every arrangement I can think of (each module in each slot, and dual-channel in slots 1 and 2 in either order) I can only say the individual modules have never come back with errors ever.

 

I did not change the configuration of the memory between the passing and failing tests, I was only running software. My room was also likely warmer when it failed, compared to when the configuration passed.

 

I took a look at the BIOS, and found the Memory voltage was set to 1.6V, and I see that the specification for my memory is 1.65V, with an SPD voltage of 1.5V. Should I be increasing the voltage in the BIOS from 1.6V to 1.65V?

 

Are there any compatibility issues between a Biostar A770E3 and my memory model (CMX4GX3M2A1333C8)?

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