Overclocking tips

By louie31
Oct 20, 2008
  1. hi there...

    my problem is my computer restarts when playing games...this happens to me since 6months after we bought the PC up to until now...

    just a few days i removed one of my memory's the 256mb and i left the 1gb following the one I've read about infinite loop error... after that when i play games the PC just hangs and do not restart...

    gbhall recommended that i post in this forum

    by the way here is my specs

    Motherboard:ECS KN1 SLI Extreme
    Graphic card:Inno 3d GeForce 6500
    Processor:AMD Althon 64 3000+
    RAM:1.25gb(1-1gb , 1-256mb)
    OS: windows XP

    thanks in advance..
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Buy a matched pair of 2-1GB memory sticks rated for your motherboard, and see if this helps
  3. gbhall

    gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,431   +77

    Two rules for replacing memory, especially in more recent, 'performance' m/b's

    Either one strip or two exactly matched.

    Beware of cheap generic memory. Refer to the motherboard manufacturer site where there will be a list of approved manufacturers with specific strip serial numbers for Ram. Stick to that list or run the risk of dodgy reliability.
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