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Old 04-30-2007, 03:23 AM   #1
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I just upgraded my RAM to 1GB from 512MB DDR PC2700.

My first Slot had an
1. iMax 512MB DDR PC2700
2. HTL 512MB DDR PC2700 <---I added this new RAM.

Upon adding the new RAM, everything was working fine as i expected, PC is running fast and stable. I havent overclocked anything. Upon playing games, whenever they start up, they freeze and i have to restart the computer. When i tried the games without the new RAM, everything is fine. Is there anyway i could stop the games from freezing? It is not my graphic card that is at fault. I have a Sparkle 6200A Ultra2 256MB DDR2.
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Old 04-30-2007, 03:49 AM   #2
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Default Re: Games freeze upon adding new RAM

do you know if the two sticks are compatible with each other? sounds to me like either compatability issues or possibly a dodgie stick of ram.
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run a memtest.
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Old 04-30-2007, 07:11 AM   #4
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yeh, running a memtest right now, will check to see if any errors come up. Thanks
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Old 04-30-2007, 09:46 AM   #5
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It's probly the fact that your using two different brands of ram.
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Default Re: Games freeze upon adding new RAM

Well when I was playing Joint operations, I first started on a 512mb, runned find, and then i added another 512 2700.
And the game just screwed up. UNTELL! I updated the video drivers Then it worked just fine
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Old 05-01-2007, 08:32 AM   #7
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I am currently using the latest version of nvidia forceware 93.71.
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Old 05-01-2007, 09:02 AM   #8
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l always find that you will get better stability and performance from matched pairs of RAM. I know that alot of the time the computer will work without them, but some mobos are just picky.
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Old 05-01-2007, 09:34 AM   #9
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Alright, so i better post the RAM back to India and exhange for a better one
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Do they not sell RAM in Australia like?
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