It would not stay on for more than 30 seconds probably. Some even suggest that the NForce2 chipset overclocks memory by default, to gain a higher performance. A stock athlon xp heat sink mounted on the northbridge with some as3, and the stock northbridge cooler on the soulthbridge with as adhesive, aloong with some custom heatsinks on the mosfets.. I will take them out of the array and try it with each one and see what happens. Have you overclocked it? Chips that “failed” Tier 1 standards are offered to Tier 2 buyers at a discount. Tier 1 customers are Kingston et al.

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The default voltage is 1. No, create an account now. Chips that “failed” Tier 1 standards are offered to Tier 2 buyers at a discount. You could try to raise your latencies as well CL4 or so. Also, it does not matter whether I put the RAM in single or dual channel. Originally Posted by Quarterr. Do you happen to have some weblinks where people describe this solution thoroughly?

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The system will install fine, load windows, and after a few will then start to blue screen and lock up. Not all DDR is created equal, and some boards demand that you use only the best. That shure would explain the compatibility issues with cheaper memory, and the fact that Mhz memory runs better… But ok, we can test this.


Add your comment to this article You need to be a mei to leave a comment. Forums Search Forums Recent Posts. I’m not sure if your board gives the thermals of the CPU but if it does, it is getting the data from a thermal diode on the motherboard CPU socket. I throw the XP cd in and it gets pretty far.

It took a very long time to detect all of the devices. K77n2 started it back up but just a blank screen. I had to reset the bios using the motherboard jumper to get it to work again when i tried that.

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Find all posts by DerekT. After a couple of failed boot attempts, I noticed this option and set it to YES. This is the system that I had attempted install with the new board but was very unsuccessful: I also tried unplugging everything in the system except what I need. And as im only 17, i really hope i dont have a 13 year old kid, or i dont know what ive been doing. We stuck a bootable floppy in but no go. Do you already have an account?

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Yes frustration has set in The mdi athlons really need arctic silver, or similar ripoff. Could this possibly be something with incompatibility with my hardware?


I recently brought 2 x mb pqi or pmi im not sure nsi of ddr ram and installed one in the other purple slot beside the stick and the other in the green slot. Also, I have m7n2 a modified bios based on the 5. The has been overclocked and can run at speeds with ease, and is not multipier locked.

Welltested it… it will not boot with every setting possible.

The motherboard has some slight cooling modifiations to it: Thanks for the info. On a different note, I’m not sure what you meant by “generic” for your memory and what else did you used to swap it out, but I work in the memory chip manufacturing business and I can tell you that there are “tiers” for customers of our products. When I booted back into windows I then had to reinstall the drivers for all my other devices such as soundcard, videocard, capture card, ide controller etc.