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Ram again Hi i have been checking out info on my acer aspire t180 and it says that the maximum amount of ram it can handle is 4gb of ram, my motherboard has 4 slots for ram but my pc only works when i only use 2 of them and crashes when i use 4. From what i was reading my motherboard should be able to handle 4gb of ram. any answers?

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Go to your google search bar and type in SIW, download and run it. In the left hand column, scroll down to the hardware section and click on memory. It will tell you how much you have and how much your motherboard is capable of handling.
Some boards like my Dell 8400 will take 4GB and use it all but the motherboard only recognizes 3GB, so if your unsure you might be able to go to the computer manufacturer website, go to support, type in the info for the computer you have and they should tell you what that board is capable of.
Hope this helps, good luck

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I have a acer aspire t180 also and i have 4gb of ram memory

4 x 1gb cards

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