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BSOD at startup and random restarts

By Beer40oz
Jul 29, 2011
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  1. Beer40oz

    Beer40oz TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 35

    Pics

    Here are the pictures.... of the bios.

    I know my timings supposed to be 7-7-7-18 but I am trying what is default.

    Funny that the ram i have is not in the memory support list of the motherboard.

    http://download.gigabyte.us/FileList/Memory/mb_memory_ga-78lmt-s2p.pdf


    So when its set to +0.100V it brings it up to 1.584volts...... should I try that and see if in the morning it gives me trouble?
    Cold boots suck....
     

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  2. eskro

    eskro TS Rookie

    yes, try that!

    even now just to see if you PC posts,,,

    if it does, keep those settings and check tomorrow if it boots fine,,,
     
  3. Beer40oz

    Beer40oz TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 35

  4. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 12,168   +37

    We've lost count of how many issues are caused by memory voltage. I meant to add earlier and state that you could contact either Gigabyte or G.Skill and ask them about compatibility issues.
     
  5. Beer40oz

    Beer40oz TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 35

    Ok thank you. You think by getting the RAM from there list I might have a chance that everything will be good?
     
  6. Beer40oz

    Beer40oz TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 35

  7. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 12,168   +37

    Wow! That sure is a lot of errors! Again, contact G.Skill and first ask them about the compatibility of your memory with this board. If they do say it is compatible then RMA that memory for a new set.

    By the way, I have used the other G.Skill you linked to in a system I built for my brother-in-law without experiencing any issues.
     
  8. Beer40oz

    Beer40oz TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 35

    Yes well it has been asked to G Skill on that ram see what they say waiting for an answer.
    http://www.gskill.us/forum/showthread.php?p=45563#post45563

    Anyways that other G. Skill that I linked that it's on there QVL list .... I ordered it. See what happens.

    :) hopefully all good after that.....

    When I get it should I leave everything on auto? or do the timings on manual?
    or?
     
  9. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 12,168   +37

    First try auto and if there are issues go manually.
     
  10. Beer40oz

    Beer40oz TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 35

  11. Beer40oz

    Beer40oz TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 35

    Well Route just to give you an update.
    The old memory that I had one stick is bad. I tried cold boot with the good stick and the computer works fine!

    Now anyways it don't matter since I got my new ram in.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...im951X490024X8b5f7dc6d6a72ebc55ae129edb1e5eb5

    On auto settings it gave me 9 9 9 24 2T @1.47V..... it seems stable did the windows experience everything fine.

    Now the ram supposed to be 8 8 8 21 @ 1.5V so I changed that in the bios and doing a windows experience test, the computer rebooted. So it's not stable like that.

    So I read the reviews on that ram and a lot of people have set it to 8 8 8 21 1T @ 1.6V and it's stable. So i did and ran the test again and it is stable. But mine set the Voltage @ 1.58.....

    So I did a memtest86+ for just 5 passes and everything checks out.

    So the moment of truth will be in a cold boot tomorrow. If my manual settings are not good ill go back to auto 9 9 9 24 2T @ 1.47V

    Cheers!

    I hope this adventure will help someone out there!
     
     
  12. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 12,168   +37

    Oh, please, please, please cold boot well! So it was the memory after all. Reading through this thread we always seemed to come back to that. Here is the thing about Memtest: Other than wrong memory voltage when it gives errors - even one - you've got corrupted memory.

    Look forward to the report after cold boot.
     
  13. Beer40oz

    Beer40oz TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 35

    Oh $het .... it tuned on this morning.... I am happy hope it keeps doing what it suppose it do. But I think in the future I will stay away from G Skill and go with Kingston.....
     
  14. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 12,168   +37

    Yes! :) I have used both G.Skill and Kingston. I have used Kingston in every system that ever needed upgrading, especially in older ones.
     


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