Dell Inspiron 530s Memory chips fail often


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Dell Inspiron 530s Memory chips fail often

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I have replaced ram chips in banks 2 and 4 for the second time in less than a year.

Can anybody give me some insight into tjis problem?

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  • Hi,

    Below are some of the common causes for memory failure:

    1. Electrostatic shock from improper handling can damage memory.
    2. Power surges or poor power supplies can also damage the computer's memory, sometimes gradually.
    3. Raising memory voltage too high if you are overclocking can damage the memory.
    4. If your computer is excessively dusty, or is located in a humid environment the contacts between the memory module and the memory slot can be interfered with or corroded.
    5. Heat, either from other components or the RAM itself can also cause gradual damage.
    6. Another factor to take into consideration is the possibility of defects in the memory slots of your computer's motherboard. These can be damaged by the same means as listed above, and can cause confusion, since any memory module plugged into a defective slot will appear to be defective even though it really isn't.

    Hope this helps.

    Thanks & Regards
    Zohaib R
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