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I replaced ram in a MX6421.The unit will only power up with one 1GB. When the second GB is installed the unit comes on but the screen remains black. I'm using PNY 1G DDR PC2700 333MHz.

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My advice is power up with working ram, go to www.offtek.co.uk

There they do scans of your ram, give you a read out and recommendations. Free, chips you buy!

If poss, try with both in, if not good chance not compatible or dud?

Hope this helps.

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