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Problems with Ram

I have had numerous problems with my system. I recently installed a new NF4UF8AA mboard with 4 sticks of kingston ram. After a fresh format and install of windows I was still experiencing sluggish performance, very slow install speeds from DVD drive and then hangs and then blue screen crashes. The only hardware connected is a new HD, ATI 1950 pro video card and DVD drive. I tried changing out dvd drives but no fix. I then removed all ram sims except one and suddenly the system started operating with no problems. I rotated individual ram sticks into the system one at a time and tested the performance (very crude benchmark...I timed how long it took to install Company of Heroes). With a single stick of RAM, the system was very responsive and installed COH in 5 minutes. After testing the ram individually and determining that it worked well alone, I then added a second stick (same brand and speed) into DIM1 (1st stick in DIM0) and rebooted. The system became sluggish again. I had already removed COH, tried to re-install with both sticks of ram. Crunched on the install for over 5 minutes with less than 10% completion. I repeated this entire process with a total of 4 sticks of RAM (2 pairs of matching brand and type). I am at a loss now...any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Hi, with my own Foxconn board I had simalar problems, the Foxconn website gave me the needed steps to rest the bios to cope with 4g RAM. I have forgotten the steps now. The web page is the one on the install disk, if you go to Foxconn via google you will only get a company promo. Regards mistyman

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