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Fake GEIL ram?

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by P4-630, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. Wile E

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    Did you RMA thru Geil?

    EDIT: And the modules might actually be manufactured at different times, but not different enough to require a different SPD, saving Geil time and money by not having to program a new SPD file.
     
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    I'm curious to find out what's going on.
    the only thing I can think of is maybe they were made same week in different factories.
     
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    No I bought it at a local shop in Bangkok and I they gave me another set right away, if I have any problem I have to go there.. So actually they do the RMA to GEIL.
    This is not geil usa
     
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    Yep me too!
     
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    Glitch? I dont get that with my other post.
     
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    But there's really nothing about what you posted that 100% says they aren't genuine.
     
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    I'm using a non-IE browser and till now it only happened once.
     
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    That is correct, but I refer to that they also copy many products here in Thailand.
     
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    You did not RMA thru GEIL. You did business with a local shop in your area, Bangkok Thailand. Your new sticks pcb's were made in Thailand. They probably are genuine imitation GEIL. Sorry to hear of your bad fortune. You could send the new sticks to GEIL and see what they say.
     
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    I'm waiting for a second reply from GEIL now.

    I also found some other info:
    Look at the module size and memory timings

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    Looks like single sided modules.
     
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    Yes they are , on one side a piece of foam is sticked between the pcb and heatspreader.

    The other 2 sticks are double sided
     
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    Well, that would explain the crapping OCing. Single sided stix don't do well.

    Still doesn't tell us if they genuine or not tho.
     
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    They asked me to send them photos and now I'm waiting for another reply from GEIL,
    hope they reply again today.

    Yes... I have noticed that:shadedshu
     
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    Reply from GEIL:

    "Dear Sir / Madam,

    Please print this message to tell the local retailer that they should provide you the same module size of GX22GB6400UDC. No matter 64X8 or 128X8 size, you should use only use same size on your single system.
    You could easily look at the differences (Die & IC layout) between 64X8 or 128X8 by checking the side of PCB between the heatspreader. (no need to remove the heatspreader!)"


    Ok, I hope the problem is solved after that.
     
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    Good. Hopefully they give you a double sided set instead.
     
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    Never knew that till now that GEIL made single sided ddr2 pc6400 ultra 4-4-4-12 GX22GB6400UDC...

    PC6400 DDR2 800Mhz, CAS 4-4-4-12
    - Avialable in:
    1GB (512MBx2 - SKU#: GX21GB6400UDC) Dual Channel Kit
    2GB (1GBx2 - SKU#: GX22GB6400UDC ) Dual Channel Kit
    4GB (2GBx2 - SKU#: GX24GB6400UDC) Dual Channel Kit
    - Hand-picked BGA 64Mx8 Chips
    - 240pin, Non-ECC, Un-buffered DIMM
    - Racing-Orange Aluminum Heat Spreader
    - Retail Package
    - Lifetime Warranty
    - Working Voltage: 1.8v ~ 2.3v


    http://www.geil.com.tw/products/showSpec/id/65

    ?
    :ohwell:
     
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