Originally Posted by dabble
Just a thought. Have you tried a different power supply? Perhaps yours is failing or underpowered for the job. This can cause all sorts of odd errors. Also check for anything overheating, blocked heatsinks and fans.
thanks, I just replaced the psu ( which was yet another issue) and that side is working fine, though I am unsure if maybe my bios needs its ram voltage tweaked to support the extra ram.