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trouble intalling new ram

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#1 wordisbond


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Posted 05 September 2011 - 05:24 PM

I decided to upgrade my memory, last time i upgraded i just put the modules in and it booted up no problem. this time i got a "c1" error from my abit ab9 motherboard. I jumped the cmos and took out the battery waited about an hour and put 1 stick in. it booted up i went to bios changed the voltage to 2.3 then i tried to put the second stick in and now it freezes on boot with a "c5" error.

my motherboard is abit ab9 and the new ram is kingston hyperx ddr2 800.

im hoping there is just some setting im missing in the bios that i can change when just 1 stick is in. then i can put in the other stick and boot up.

please let me know what im doing wrong.


i kept switching the two sticks in the first slot and determined that one of them was dead. that's what i get for actually buying out of the box ram at fry's. went back and got some corsair, it was cheaper and it works fine now.

Edited by wordisbond, 05 September 2011 - 10:07 PM.

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Posted 06 September 2011 - 09:07 PM

Thanks for the update and I am glad your situation has been resolved!

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