Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

New Build BSOD


  • Please log in to reply

#16
RobK0000

RobK0000

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 27 posts
Alright 2 are out. Do you have Aim, this would probably be easier.
  • 0

Advertisements


#17
james_8970

james_8970

    Trusted Tech

  • Retired Staff
  • 5,084 posts
I have MSN, though I prefer to help people on these forums as others may find the information helpful.
Play a game for an hour or two and see if it'll produce any errors.
James
  • 0

#18
RobK0000

RobK0000

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 27 posts
Same thing, in counterstrike for 5 mins, two rounds with 12 bots. Game froze up and i had to reset.
  • 0

#19
james_8970

james_8970

    Trusted Tech

  • Retired Staff
  • 5,084 posts
Alright we are going to do a number of things here.
Keep the other two sticks out till be figure out this problem.
Please follow the directions below, this will rule out a possible memory issue.

Click this for a guide to using Memtest



Click this to download Memtest

Run it overnight if possible

James
  • 0

#20
RobK0000

RobK0000

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 27 posts
I let it run all night long, frooze up just like before. Its like theres a compatibility issue or the motherboard doesnt allow it to use all of the ram. Im lost as what to do, other than exchanging this mobo one for something similiar. preferably the asus M3A32-MVP board.

Edited by RobK0000, 10 February 2008 - 07:52 AM.

  • 0

#21
happyrock

happyrock

    Tech Moderator

  • Retired Staff
  • 9,285 posts
Bad computer memory is one of the three main reasons for random system failures.. the other two are heat (usually caused by fans or heatsinks being blocked with dust) or power issues...
I have also had problems with memtest on a couple of different systems but found that Windows Memory Diagnostic would run the tests when memtest would not.......you can get it here..

go here and get everest home...install and launch it...click the + by computer...click on sensor...get a screenshot and post it so I can check your temps and voltages...

Edited by happyrck, 10 February 2008 - 08:55 AM.

  • 0

#22
RobK0000

RobK0000

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 27 posts
Everything in the pc is new, i checked everything 2 times for correct seating, the heatsink is on properlly, and the motherboard has no dust on it. heres a screen shot. The program only hsowed temp for my hdd, so i pulled up the one that came with my motherboard to show some more stuff.

Posted Image

Thanks,
Rob K.
  • 0

#23
RobK0000

RobK0000

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 27 posts
I just ran mem test on 1 stick, No errors found. finished in about 5 mins. When it put 2 sticks, computer locks up in the test.

Edited by RobK0000, 10 February 2008 - 09:51 AM.

  • 0

#24
RobK0000

RobK0000

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 27 posts
ran second test on stick #2 by itself, no problem found.

pics of my ram settings btw:
Posted Image
Posted Image
  • 0

#25
RobK0000

RobK0000

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 27 posts
nvrmdn

Edited by RobK0000, 10 February 2008 - 12:57 PM.

  • 0

Advertisements


#26
james_8970

james_8970

    Trusted Tech

  • Retired Staff
  • 5,084 posts
Put the timings back to auto (I want to loosen them) and see if it'll still freeze.
When you are trying the other sticks, are you using different RAM slots? It is possible that one of the DIM slots is failing.
James
  • 0

#27
RobK0000

RobK0000

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 27 posts
okay so auto with 1 stick or add the other 3?
  • 0

#28
james_8970

james_8970

    Trusted Tech

  • Retired Staff
  • 5,084 posts
Try auto timings with two sticks total, then run Memtest for at least 3-4 hours. 5 minutes is not nearly enough.
Be sure the timings are on auto.
James
  • 0

#29
RobK0000

RobK0000

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 27 posts
2 sticks and it froze.
  • 0

#30
james_8970

james_8970

    Trusted Tech

  • Retired Staff
  • 5,084 posts
Take the one stick you thought worked and move it one by one through all the slots so that we can rule out a defective motherboard.
I want you to run memtest V2.0 for at least 1 hour per slot.
If this one stick runs fine in each slot, I think you need to RMA your RAM.
James
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP