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Memory issues with threadripper/asus board

A new workstation has been built on a remote-site but we’re having trouble getting the memory working.

Build information:

 ·       Antec P7 Silent Mid Tower Case - Black

·        ASUS PRIME X399-A AMD Socket TR4 Motherboard (latest BIOS installed)

·        AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X 3.5GHz Sixteen Core

·        NH-U14S TR4-SP3 Ryzen Threadripper Epyc CPU Cooler

·        Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (1x 16GB) 2666MHz DDR4 (serial: CMK32GX4M2B3000C15)

·        PNY Quadro P620 DVI 2GB Pro Graphics Card

·        EVGA 850 GQ 850W Modular 80+ Gold PSU

·        Intel SSD 760p Series 128GB M.2-2280 NVMe PCIe

·        Samsung 970 EVO 1TB M.2-2280 NVMe PCIe SSD

·        3 Year Collect & Return warranty

·        Microsoft Windows 10 Pro - 64-Bit DVD (OEM)

Simulation application crashes under load when all RAM was installed. When memtest was ran, it failed.

The test passed only when installing four slots. With 6 or 8 slots populated, memes failed (we didn’t try 1-3 – see picture below).

When replacing with the other 4 memory modules, they also passed memtest, so we concluded that the memory modules are all OK.

Anybody else had any forms of compatibility issues with these products? Or know of any specific settings needed in the BIOS that we are missing? 

2019-02-15 15.17.58.jpgSee a complete dump of BIOS settings here: Imgur: The magic of the Internet 

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