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Upgraded Ram Issues

This board has 4 RAM slots,
2 - DDR-400
2 - DDR2-533

Its doesnt matter whick Ram type I use, if I put a 1GB (single) stick in the motherboard it slows to a crawl. The machine runs faster on a single 512MB stick than it does with 2GBs installed

Bios version date is June 1st 2006... latest "available" version on ECS's site is Feb 15th 2006 (no thats not a typo)
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Re: Upgraded Ram Issues

Check the voltage on your new ram.
For ddr2 you need both slots filled.(this the memory I would use)
Make sure you put it in the right slots.
make sure that BIOs recognises each stick.
Let me know if these work for you.

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