I have a Mercury PI865GM Mother board.I have installed two modules of 1GB 400MHz RAM modules. But my system detects them as 333Mhz. How do I make my computer to recognize them as 400MHz. I know there is a jumper setting I need to change....but I lost my manual, hence do not know which jumper to change.
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Re: PI865GM Memory issue
I cannot find anything in your motherboard manual about a jumper setting to change the RAM frequency. However, the only thing I can find is on the CPU PnP Setup Page in the CMOS setup utility that says DRAM Frequency (currently set to auto).. Perhaps you can try changing this to 400MHZ (if the option is available).
There may be a jumper setting somewhere, but without a proper photo of the motherboard, or a better manual, I cannot find it...
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This motherboard will support maximum 2 GB of total system memory. so configuration is should be 1GB + 1GB or one 2GB in one slot. If you attempt to install 2GB + 512MB, this is unsupported. but you can try if might the system can read it or not. there is no serious problem for installing memory exceed than maximum system memory... Memory supported is DDR2 533 Mhz and DDR2 400 MHz...(sometimes on the market DDR2 533 will described as module name PC2-4200 and DDR2 400 as PC2 3200)
*********** board is Asus old p4 Mother board.It supports maximum 1GB RAM of DDR 400(DDR1). According to your post your computer having only one 512 MB working RAM. If you want good purformance you can upgrade your computer by purchasing another 512MB DDR400 RAM and install it on another RAM slot.If your computer have only one working RAM slot,you can purchase 1GB DDR400 RAM & install it on older RAM place. I think it solves your problem.if you have any problem come back with more information. I will try to assist you more accurately.
PLUG BOTH THE MEMORY MODULES AND THEN OPEN THE BIOS SETUP CHECK IF BOTH OF THEM SHOW UP IN THE MENU IF YES THEN SAVE THE BIOS SETTINGS AND RESTART THE COMPUTER OR ELSE MAKE SURE BOTH THE MEMORY MODULES HAVE SAME FREQUENCY
Intel D102GGC2 Motherboard Each memory slot can hold DDR2 PC2-5300 with a maximum of 1GB per slot.* Maximum Memory Capacity: 2048MB * Currently Installed Memory: 512mb Number of Banks: 2 * Dual Channel Support: Yes * CPU Manufacturer: GenuineIntel * Although the memory can be installed one module at a time, the best performance comes from using matched pairs of modules.
Your MotherBoard Supports up to 2GB of memory.
You have 512mb, you can add 512mb to the empty slot. , however,It's a good idea to keep them the same if you can. You can install memory that is: DDR2 PC2-5300 (PC2-5300 is 667Mhz) you can use 1gb memory in each module for best performance and matching pairs since your motherborad supports dual channel.you can use sound card and SATA hard disk for higher disk support
Well, according to your manual, Long beeps in a endless loop mean no DRAM was installed or detected. What type of RAM are you using? The problem is with your RAM only. if the frequency of your RAM doesn't matches your motharboard then it will not work. The frequency of RAM varies from 233MHz, 333MHz, 400MHz, 667MHz, 800MHz, 1033MHz etc.. and also it varies from motherboard to motherboard.
Hi! If you have orignal Intel D845 then you need ram less than 333 Mhz (Around 266mhz or so) and do remember to check that it is advisable not to use RAM of more than 1GB as you won't be able to find a 1GB RAM(DDR1) with 266 Mhz or less.
Maximum HP/Compaq approved memory is 4 GBIt has to be the same.
• If you are replacing a memory module, put the
new memory module in the same memory slot
from which the old memory was removed.
• If you are adding a memory module, install the
new module into the socket nearest the
preinstalled module, and install additional
modules in the next available sockets