blue screen because of ram failure

March 9, 2012 at 15:13:38
Specs: Windows 7, E6550/CORSAIR CMV4GX3M1A1333C9 4GB DDR3
i checked the mb ram slots and they are ok. one dimm is ok. the other gives me blue screen after 1-2 hours. if i have both dimms on the mb i get a blue screen when i turn the pc on. could it be a defective ram dimm?

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March 9, 2012 at 15:23:49
Check the each memory stick separately with

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March 9, 2012 at 19:23:34
Also make sure the 2 memory sticks are compatible, if they were not purchased together as a pair, they may be different voltages and/or different latencies and cannot run together. If they are simply different speeds then try them in opposite slots, the faster one will run at the slower speed if the slower one is in the 'first' slot, but other differences may not be as simple to overcome.
As mentioned above, test each with Memtest86 separate and then together.

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March 10, 2012 at 01:09:20
the memories are the same exactly. bought them together.
i will try to run this test and see what happens. thank you for your respone

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