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Ram memory Problem?

I have HP desktop and had 256mb of total RAM memory in it. i checked it on crucial.com and it suggested me i can go upto 512mb ram total on this motherboard and each slot can handle 256mb of memory . so i bought 2 sticks of double sided 256mb SDRAM. but when i added these sticks it just keep on restarting. i tried both sticks individually and both sticks were working fine. but when i put them together it did't work. So i tried 256mb in one slot and 128 in another slot and it worked fine. could anybody please tell me how can i upgrade it to 512mb memory now. Any other suggestion or information related to this will be very appreciated.
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Go to http://www.memoryx.net and run the 'Identify my computer' bit, clicking on 'Scan my system' and follow instructions.

The other thing is that if the MAX is 512, you'd want low-density memory.

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I can supply you with the solution to your questions, however.

This is HP Support, and the main page for the Pavilion 513n Desktop PC,

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?product=90384&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&submit.y=5&submit.x=6&lang=en&cc=us

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C) How much is the Maximum Amount for EACH ram slot,
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Speed - PC1600/PC2100
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PC2100 is DDR Sdram that operates at 266MHz.

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I believe this to be wrong. The Total Maximum Amount is 2GB.
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This chart found on Wikipedia, states what the Intel 845GL chipset will support,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_chipsets#Pentium_4_Chipsets

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