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2 Dimms are slower than 1, 1000%

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Neil RussellFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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Hi, a friend just dropped me his PC round, as they do!, Spec as below. He complained of it running very very slow.
I removed both DIMMS and replaced with just one of my own known workers and hey presto, boots in seconds.
So I tried both of his one at a time in slot one and lo and behold, boots in seconds with either stick. So i tried 2 of my own known workers and takes about 5 mins to get as far as a login prompt.....

Motherboard fault?

P.s.
Tried the memory in all combinations of slots with exactly the same results.

Mobo: 4Core1333-Viiv
Processor: Core 2 Quad Q6600(G0) Kentsfield 2.4GHz 1066MHz
OS: Windows 7 Enterprise
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