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Memory installation I bought 2 sticks of identical 1GB memory. If I install one the computer boots fine. When I install both all I get is a series of long beeps. I made sure both were in the same color sockets but the same result. Not sure which slot is really is the DDR1. Thanks for any help.

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Perhaps there is a problem with the 2nd slot in your motherboard.
Tr this - place the two memory sticks in the Outside two slots - the orange ones.
OR you didn't get the correct speed memory - usually the motherboard will interleave two slots to access the memory faster - than if only one memory module is installed.
The "DDR1" slot is the one closest to the CPU processor chip.
The manual for your mb can be found at: http://download.gigabyte.us/FileList/Manual/motherboard_manual_k8u939_e.pdf

Posted on Nov 24, 2013

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SOURCE: Can't Install RAM in DDR2 and DDR3 DIMM slots

You cannot use DDR and DDR2 ram at the same time, because its always been like that (ie, no SD and DDR, or SD and RIMM)

What you should do is switch to all DDR2 sticks.

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SOURCE: not booting, i mean even getting past post.

how many beeps..3 long beeps means no memory signal, 3 short beeps and 1 long beep means some pci cards is damage or not working properly.

Posted on Feb 05, 2008

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The issue of this is not too much capacity on your memory., i tell you the problem is incompatible both of them. Check again your memory and what brand are there.
Because something motherboard settings are being notify if reliable to you to use different kind of RAM you have. Read the motherboard manual to find out some settings to enable both of them are not the same brand or model.

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You can use only 2 pcs Ram not 3 pics because you not mantain channel

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SOURCE: HI I have a Gigabyte motherboard 945GCMX-S2, I have a 1GB ddr2 (667 Hz) hynix ram already installed ..to upgrade it i installed another 1GB dynet ram (666 Hz)..but my cpu beeps now...i remember runni

You should be able to as it can take 4 gig total according to the manual.

Memory:
2 DDRII DIMM memory slots (supports up to 4 GB memory) (Note 2)
Supports dual channel DDRII 667/533 unbuffered DIMMs (Note 3)
Supports 1.8V DDRII DIMMs
Note 2. Only for GA-945GCMX-S2.
Note 3. Only for GA-945GCM-S2.

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