Unstable system when 2 Ram modules used

By emsee
Feb 16, 2005
  1. ok so i bought a new pc processor: AMD3500+ sucket939 mobo: GA-K8N-9 Ram: kingston 512x2 harddrive: WESTERN DIGITAL 120GB SATA . the problem is when im traing 2 run the pc with 1024ram its restarting itsself after a while or gives me a blue screen. but if i run it with 512ram it works perfect (both of them). i reinstalled windows several times, updated the bios, i have windows xp sp2 and i dont know what is the problem. plzzz help me ani 1 im desperet!!

    can it be a prob with the mobo ??
  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    Check the mobo-manual. You have to insert those memory-sticks in specific slots, not just anywhere. Look for dual-channel instructions.
  3. emsee

    emsee TS Rookie Topic Starter

    did that tried eavry possebel position it can be in
  4. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    You can set the RAM timing in BIOS setup. Try putting it at the slowest setting.
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