almost there... 7n400 dual memory problem

Discussion in 'Gigabyte' started by bigpond, Sep 20, 2003.

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    bigpond Guest

    I have 2 Corsair PC 2700 333Mhz 256 Mb ram banks in slots 1 and 3 of my
    7n400 Pro 2 board but the maximum speed I can set them to is 266 Mhz. When I
    set the bios (latest version) to adjust memory "by SPD", Windows 2000 (with
    SP 4) gives me the blue screen of death on boot up.

    Setting the bios to "auto" allows me to boot up but the benchmark bandwidth
    on Sandra is gives 2071/2076 (using an AMD 2400).

    I have the exactly the same dual memory chips installed in an ABIT IC7-G and
    Sandra gives a benchmark of 4211/4138 (using a P4 2.4/800)

    I would really appreciate any feedback on how to get the mobo working with
    "by SPD"

    Thanks in advance
    bigpond, Sep 20, 2003
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    SteveyWonder Guest

    Now this is interesting - I swapped the slightly older Corsiar 333Mhz chips
    from my ABIT mobo and the 7N400 boots up with the "by SPD" flag setting on!
    fitting the new chips in the IC7-G also works fine.. Unfortunately Sandra
    does not report any improvement in speed.

    SteveyWonder, Sep 24, 2003
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    Jim Davis Guest

    That's just it eh, all this trouble and expense getting faster memory,
    finally getting it to run, and finding out the improvement is little
    or none. Beats the hell outta me.

    Jim Davis
    Nature Photography
    Jim Davis, Sep 26, 2003
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