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Non-optimal Memory Configuration

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#1 mikemecanics


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Posted 04 June 2007 - 07:15 AM

Hi!! to every body :thumbsup: i need some help since some days my computer show the next problem some times when i'm working the monitor shut down but i can see the led in the front pane that the CPU is working so i shut down the computer and when i restarted again the next message appear

Dual channel operation requires identical paired DIMMs installed across both memory channels.
Bios has detected a non-optimal memory configuration changing the existing DIMM configuration can imrove the system's memory bus bandwidth:

channel A, DIMM 0 should match channel B, DIMM 0
channel A, DIMM 1 should match channel B, DIMM 1

A memory error was detected
memory timings have been reset to automatic settings

and my computer have a mother board intel®, pentium®4 CPU 2.8Ghz and 512MB of RAM

i have been working almost 3 years with this computer but two weeks ago this problem show up and i don't what to do .
so if someone have any idea about this problem i really appreciates some suggestions

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#2 Budapest


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Posted 04 June 2007 - 07:24 AM

I am assuming that you didn't make any changes to your hardware recently. If you didn't, this can be a sign that your RAM has failed. You should confirm this by testing your RAM using Memtest86.
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#3 Nikas


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Posted 04 June 2007 - 07:58 AM

Do you have 2 stick of RAM, 256X2 ?

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