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Things to do with a dead stick of ram.

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Ummm...throw it away? 

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tape it to your graphics card so it can have move ram

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Put it in your shoe, it will make you run faster!

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Collect a bunch of parts, (RAM, mobo, etc) arrange them in a table under the glass tabletop.

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I ended up doing none these things.


Instead I baked it in the oven for a bit, let it cool and that appears to have fixed it.

It ain't got a name

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I smashed one with a hammer about 100 times. Was kinda funny

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If you like the heat spreader on the ram you could remove it and possibly put it on your functional ram. I would just keep it if you like the ram`s heatspreader or design.

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Practice your ninja star throwing skills on a barn door or do the right thing and recycle it. 

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Use it to clean your teeth after a good meal.

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Bury it  :)

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bake it in the oven you might just fix it

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File it down into a shiv. :)



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