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MSI P6N Memory problem

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tourist76

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May 10, 2008
The motherboard has 4 memory slots. I have 2 X 2GB Patriot PC2-6400 (4-4-4-12), 2.2V, the problem is that whenever i put one of the modules into slot 1 or 2 the system won't boot (it stops even before video card).
Only working combination is slot 3 and 4 but theres no dual channel then. For Dual channel is 1 and 3 or 2 and 4. Patriot is not on the list of supporting memory. Any suggestions anyone?

And to make things funnier the system worked good with slots 1 an 3 and dual channel for 2 days:))!, then after turning the computer off it wouldn't go up again. I spent 1 day breaking my head and came out with this 3+4 slot solution.
 

Nebulous

Señor Senior, Senior
Joined
Oct 11, 2002
Location
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Welcome to O/C Forums :welcome:

This is how it works:

1&3 = Dual Channel
2&4 = Dual Channel

1&2 = Single Channel
3&4 = Single Channel

If you was running in DC mode, mow you cannot, the board is fubared

If slots 1 & 2 are both damaged and the board refuses the boot, the board is fubared

I'm afraid to tell you..but your board is defective. You have to RMA.


I suggest getting one of these instead and leave MSI. Their video cards are awsome, but their boards are not.

Abit
Asus
Gigabyte
DFI