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What is the reason for my trouble??

What is the reason for my trouble??
« on: May 29, 2011, 07:57:48 pm »
I have just got a new case-HAF-X and i replaced all the stuff into my new case.When i started it, after it said "DETECTING THE RAM SIZE", it restarted over and over again. Then i removed all the rams and put it back, it started normally.But as soon as i restarted the windows manually, it again came out with the same "DETECTING THE RAM SIZE" problem. To try out if the problem was about the rams, i tested them one by one, and IT WAS OKAY. But when i used the third slot out of (1,3,5 white slots) ,it gave me the same restart problem while saying DETECTING RAM SIZE. Later i avoided using third slot, it was okay again. I used the pc a while like that. After some time, i tried the 1,3,5 slots with no problem saying Detecting Ram Size,yet it said that usable ram size was 4gbs that was what included in BIOS infos. WHen i right clicked and looked at the information about pc, it said that there were 6gbs ram but the usable is 4gbs. In CPU-Z and Easy Tune, ram size is confirmed as 6gbs.

I had no problems in my previous case but is there any possibility that something was done wrong while i removed all the stuff and put into my new case, like bending the cpu pin?
My Computer
Gigabyte x58a Ud3r rev 2.0
i7 930
6gb ram 1600 mhz ram
Gigabyte gtx 460
Cougar 700 w psu

« Last Edit: May 29, 2011, 08:04:34 pm by fvgumus »

Aussie Allan

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Re: What is the reason for my trouble??
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2011, 01:14:48 pm »
 Going off the CPU image.......you definitely have an issue (Possible bent pin/s) in the lower 7 o'clock quadrant ..... Can you get access to a 20/40X powered microscope and a pin ?  this would be my first step in attempting a fault find mission, you just have to see and fix one thing at a time till you find the gremlin!

 Aussie Allan

 Update......... no enhancement, just a crop in photo-shop of the area you need to look at!.......You'll notice a bent pin, I've included a second image of what it should look like after you repair it......Again this is a possible cause.
« Last Edit: May 30, 2011, 02:52:45 pm by Aussie Allan »
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Re: What is the reason for my trouble??
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2011, 03:10:24 pm »
Hi

Actually there are several bent pins there that I can see even thiugh the photo isn't very good. It isn't hard to repair them if you have some needle nosed tweezers and a good magnifying glass. You will also need a steady hand with plenty of good lighting.
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