sircharles32 wrote:If you are absolutely sure that the memory slots are to blame, and not the memory, I'd say replace the motherboard.
The CPU/motherboard you were using is socket AM3. That means that it'll work in any AM3/AM3+ motherboard on the market today.
There are plenty of inexpensive motherboards that will allow to continue on, until you NEED to upgrade.
Yama's updated build wrote:$150 -25 combo Asus P8Z77-V LK ATX motherboard
or $95 -15 code "EMCNAHE239" -15MIR MSI Z77MA-G45 Micro-ATX motherboard
$230 Intel Core i5-3570K quad-core 3.4->3.8 GHz LGA1155 processor
or $130 -13 code "Sandyi3Ten" Intel Core i3-2130 hyper-threading dual-core 3.4 GHz LGA1155 processor
$35 -15MIR CoolerMaster Hyper 212 Evo
2x 2x2 GiB PC3-12800 G.SKILL F3-12800CL9D-4GBNQ (DDR3-1600, CAS 9, 1.5V)
or $85 -14½ code "HARDOCPX926D" 2x8 GiB PC3-12800 G.Skill F3-1600C9D-16GSR (DDR3-1600, CAS 9, 1.5V)
$185 -10MIR HIS IceQ X H785QN2G2M Radeon HD7850 2GB
or $220 -20MIR HIS IceQ H787Q2G2M Radeon HD7870 2GB
or $230 EVGA 02G-P4-2662-KR GeForce GTX660 2GB
or $300 -20MIR Sappphire 100352-2L Radeon HD7950 3GB (850->925 MHz core->boost)
Corsair Force Series 3 120GB SSD
Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB SATA
+ $150 -10 code "EMCNAHC236" 3 TB Seagate ST3000DM001 hard-drive
Existing SATA DVD/Blu-ray drive
Existing ATX case
Antec EarthWatts EA650
ASUS VS Series VS238H-P - x2
rogue426 wrote:I didnt see your current graphics card listed or I'm really just blind....
JustAnEngineer wrote:Looking good! I would keep my case and probably go with the HD7850.How does this look to you?
DPete27 wrote:Still not interested in spending $40 to get a 2x4GB kit that just uses the two good slots on your current mobo?
90º to Reality wrote:I am absolutely sure. 0 errors on Memtest after 48 hours with memory in slots 1,2 and 1000+ errors on Memtest after 3 hours with memory in slots 3,4
DPete27 wrote:90º to Reality wrote:I am absolutely sure. 0 errors on Memtest after 48 hours with memory in slots 1,2 and 1000+ errors on Memtest after 3 hours with memory in slots 3,4
That sucks, I was going off what you said earlier (quoted above). Yeah, it might be time for an upgrade. I have that same Microcenter 3570K/Pro4-M combo, I think you'll be very happy with it. I sure am.
90º to Reality wrote:i5-3570k and ASRock Pro4 arrived today!! Here is to hoping tonight's install goes smoothly. *Crosses Fingers*