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Problem with DDR

I also have a K8VGA-M. I can't upgrade with 2 x 1GB DDR400 (PC3200). It support 2 GB but seems don't work in reality with more than 1GB.

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There might be another problem, different rams have different Hz configuration, u'll find a sticker on the ram module with it's Hz, just make sure that both rams have the same Hz, otherwise they won't work together.

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Got to the web site below it will take you to your board. Scroll down to the bottom. Listed there is the memory that has been tested to work on your board. If you think your memory might be bad download this memory tester. Use one dimm at a time when testing. The program is called CrystalMark 2004R2 (0.9.123.404b). Download at: http://www.warp2search.net/crystalmark-2004r2-0-9-123-404b-s36517.html
Biostar K8VGA-M web site:
http://www.biostar-usa.com/mbdetails.asp?model=K8VGA-M
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Posted on Jan 16, 2008

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If the memory is good (test it on another comp. ) it may be possible that the motherboard does not support that type of memory (happens !! ), or it supports that quantity of memory only on one slot . U must get the motherboard;s manual and read there if they are any particularities..... (sometimes , very rarely, there are BIOS settings ...that may interfere ... )

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