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F***ked up my BIOS settings for my RAM settings!! I NEED HELP

So the other day, I did a very foolish thing and tried to overclock my RAM by changing the settings from normal to aggressive. As I saved and exited, my computer would beep THREE times and nothing would load. What should i DO?? and how?

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  • xbveilsidedx Feb 26, 2009

    okay thanks I have just tried that right now and for both sticks inside, tried each one individually, and i tried with none inside. What should i do now? Replace my RAM? what about my bios?

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I think you may have burnt out your memory. try different sticks of ram or try the ones you have one at a time to see which one is affected.

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    sean sutton Feb 26, 2009

    you get beeps the same every time?
    do you have any guaranteed working ram you can try?
    do you have another pc where you can check your ram?
    change your bios settings back before you boot past bios and post otherwise you will fry the new ram too.
    when overclocking ram you need to be very delicate as some can only handle the slightest adjustments before they overheat.
    you would need very stable ram, i use GIEL DRAGON in my system.
    it is very stable and i currently overclock from 800mhz to 1066mhz, i do use a ram cooler though to make sure it stays cool.


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Look at your motherboard's manual for clearing the cmos. There may be a jumper you can change to reset the BIOS.

If not, take out the cmos battery and leave it out for several hours...

If your bios ends up resetting, try the RAM again. Could be your RAM is good and your mobo doesn't like the settings.

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