I just installed 4 x 1GB Mushkin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) in my Intel DP35DP mobo. Purchased 2 packages from Newegg:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16820146599
Timing of 5-5-5-18 / 1.8V meets the mobo specs, and it was also selected via Newegg's configurator. This replaced 2 x 1GB of generic that came with the machine.
Since installation, startup has been MUCH slower, and my AV software (Trendmicro) takes 5-10 minutes to initialize. Once everything initializes, the startup of various applications is also greatly delayed (IE7, Excel, Word, etc.).
In Windows System Information, it recognizes the following memory parameters:
Total Physical Memory 4,096.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 2.40 GB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 5.83 GB
I have reviewed my mobo manual, and there are no jumpers or other settings I need to tweak. I also dl'd and ran Memtest86, and no errors were found on the new memory (it recognized 4027MB - close enough).
Any thoughts on diagnostics or other tweaks I should investigate/employ?
FYI - System specs below:
OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600
Processor x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11 GenuineIntel ~2666 Mhz (Core 2 Duo)
BIOS Version/Date Intel Corp. DPP3510J.86A.0326.2007.1206.2256, 12/6/2007