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Memory Issue with Custom Built Machine


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freik

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My specs are:
- Intel i5-760
- Gigabyte P55A-UD3P
- Asus EAH5450
- 4 x OCZ3OB1600LV4GK (2 gb per piece)
- Windows 7 Pro x64
- WD Caviar Green 1 TB

The problem I am having is that my system would get BSODs at unpredictable intervals. The bug check string reads "MEMORY_MANAGEMENT" most of the time.

I've read online that I should test my RAM so I tested the sticks with MemTest+ 4.10. I've tested all the RAM sticks individually and they all passed. Then I tested them two at a time and they all passed. Then three, passed. When I try to test all four at once, I get errors. The errors would occur in different memory addresses every time I run the test, but only when all four are together.

I am now lost as to what the cause may be. Can you please help me out? I've attached a file with all the error messages from the various BSODs I've encountered from the beginning of this machine's life.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

PS: This is the first machine I've built and have not had much experience with hardware.

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edge2022

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I'm guessing the problem is with a memory slot on the motherboard. Can you test with the same stick of RAM on all 4 slots and let me know if that gets you any errors?
The sticks should be working fine since they are of all the same brand; OCZ is usually reliable.
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What power supply are you using? What else have you done to try and resolve the issue? You should try to stress other components in your system to see if you can produce the issue. You should also pull one stick of ram out and run your system normally and see if it happens again, if it does then swap out another stick with the first one you pulled and repeat the process to see if you can find a bad stick. If you cant narrow it down to one stick then you need to start looking at bios issues or heat and voltage issues. It could be the board but you need to rule out everything else first.
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