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I have a GA8ST800 board and I have have been running 256MB ram at 266MHz. I fitted a 512MB ram at 400 MHz. The two together would work fine, even though they were running at 266MHz. I bought two 512MB 400MHz ram modules, and when I run these two by themselves or with the other 512MB ram, my windows becomes unstable and I have a couple of things picking up errors, and wanting to close. The old 512MB by itself, then the problem has gone. It is my ram been two fast,as the board says that my ram must be 333MHz. Cheers Denzil

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The RAM speed of the new chips is too fast. You need the slower either 266mhz or 333mhz RAM speed to make your system stable again. Hope this helps.

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