Originally Posted by Tradesman
Not sure of your mobo, is it the GA-MA785GM-US2H?
If so sticks go in slots 1,2 (Yellow)
your settings will be 5-5-5-15, command rate 2T, DRAM voltage 1.8, entered manually
here is the link to my board: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128379
(Didn't know that it has been deactivated now :P)
I am using OCZ Vanquisher CPU cooler, I am unable to fit those sticks in the yellow slots. The Cooler fins won't allow that so i am using the red ones (should that matter actually ?
BTW the ram is either DOA or something is terribly wrong with the settings.
I am all AUTO settings except the memory multiplier which defaults at 4 (for 800MHz), which I changed to 5.33 so that RAM speed becomes 1066MHz, as shown in the BIOS.
But this thing crashes at the windows boot screen itself. The system goes into an infinite loop and I am unable to see the desktop.
I used memtest 3.7 from an old ubuntu CD to check the RAM. I got lot (yes really lot) of errors in just 5 minutes of test run.
I tried bumping the voltage by 0.1 and 0.2V but that didn't help me. (Although I could increase the voltage by another 0.1V but I am skeptical if that will work).
Also i would need some pointers on how to manually change the RAM timings. Sounds strange but i was unable to find any settings in my BIOS. (I don't really rely on memset.)
Please help. I sold my older Pi Blacks for peanuts and bought these, hoping for a big performance boost. Don't make me feel that I made fool of myself (knowing that I paid a big premium to get these RAMs)