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GA-7VX memory error

November 29, 2012 A Kingston 512MB/PC133CL2 memory module inserted into slot 1 or slot 2 of a Gigabyte GA-7VX mainboard passes test #8 of Memtest86+ v4.20. Another identical memory module inserted into slot 1 or slot 2 passes this test, too. However, if both memory modules are inserted into slots 1 and 2 of the mainboard giving 1024MB of memory, test #8 reveals a great number of memory errors. How can one overcome this error? Thanks and best regards.

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  • Henry Dombrowsky Nov 30, 2012

    The memory is Kingston KVR133X64C2/512

  • Henry Dombrowsky Nov 30, 2012

    In the BIOS option SDRAM CAS# Latency is set to 2

  • Henry Dombrowsky Dec 02, 2012

    The two memory modules are Kingston ValueRAM 64M x 64-bit (512MB) CL2 SDRAM (Synchronous DRAM) PC133 DIMM module. The components on this module include sixteen 32M x 8-bit (8M x 8-bit x 4 Bank) PC133 SDRAM in TSOP packages. This 168-pin DIMM uses gold contact fingers and requires +3.3V.

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    joecoolvette Dec 03, 2012

    Sorry, didn't mean to be so long with a reply. (Family business) Yes. I checked that ram memory out on Kingston's website, http://www.valueram.com/datasheets/KVR13... CL2 is OK. 64Meg X 64 bit chip configuartion is OK. 133MHz frequency rate ram memory, uses the JEDEC standard of 3.3 Volts for SDR Sdram ram memory. AND, from further looking the motherboard supports ECC ram memory. Question is; WHY would anyone want to use slow SERVER computer ECC ram memory, on a standard computer? You WOULDN'T. Error Correcting Control. Also known as Error Checking Control. Looks at least twice over the data (Information), to MAKE SURE it has it right. It is Server computer ram memory. Don't know if the Kingston KVR133X64C2/512, is.

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Kingston manufacturer code on side of Ram Memory module, please. Need to know if it's compatible. Post back in a Comment.

http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Gigabyte-GA7VX-Slot-A--VIA-KX133/

Should be;

SDR Sdram at 133MegaHertz. (PC133)
LOW-density, unbuffered, Non-ECC, 3.3 Volt, 64Meg X 64 chip configuration, Cas Latency of 3.

Suspect Ram Memory you bought as the problem; especially if it is ECC, high-density, SERVER computer ram memory, sold on Eb** all the time.

Getting rid of surplus inventory, that NOBODY really wants.

Awaiting reply;

Regards,
joecoolvette

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