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G.SKILL 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 1600 BSOD – KeBugCheck!

I keep getting a KeBugCheck (BSOD) with messages like “IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL” or “System Service Exception” in Windows 7. The instruction pointer in the stop message was never the same nor was the stop code; meaning that this was not a driver or Windows issue.  It was a hardware issue.  It turned out to be memory or memory configuration.

A while back I was part of a product test group that was given a six core (12 thread) Intel processor based off of the Nehalem uArch of the i7 Extreme 990x.  For whatever business reason it never made it to the market but it is probably one of the best CPUs Intel has

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