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Memory installation i change my 128ddr pc2100 ram into 512ddr pc3200 in did not work but when i put back my 128ddr ram the computer doesn't start, and there's no beep.

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Check your manual pg. 11 section 2.5. The 168-pin RAM go in the black slots ONLY. The 184-pin RAM goes in the blue slots only. Worth a check! Luck.
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System reguirements to inrease ram memory


Ram Memory typically operates at half of the frequency rate, ('Speed'), that the Processor's -> FSB does.

Your motherboard supports Processors that have either a 400MegaHertz Front Side Bus, (400MHz FSB), or 533MHz FSB, or 800MHz FSB.

(Northwood Core for 400MHz FSB. The rest is in the other solution I provided)

Processor has a 400MHz FSB?
You can use DDR Sdram ram memory that is 266MHz.
(PC2100)

Processor has a 533MHz FSB?
You can use DDR Sdram ram memory that is either 266MHz, Or 333MHz.
(PC2100 and PC2700 respectively)

Processor has an 800MHz FSB?
You can use DDR Sdram that is either 266MHz, or 333Mhz, or 400Mhz.
(PC2100, PC2700, and PC3200, respectively)

NOTE*
When using a processor that has an 800MHz FSB, and using PC2700, (DDR at 333MHz), the PC2700 ram memory will run at ->
320MHz.

JEDEC has set the voltage requirements for DDR Sdram at 2.5 Volts.
'Performance' ram memory that is DDR Sdram may use higher voltages.
Not recommended unless you know how to overclock.

Although the motherboard, and the ram memory module may have SPD, it doesn't always work,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serial_presence_detect

A lot of times you are faced with going into BIOS Setup, and changing the ram memory voltage, IF BIOS Setup has this feature.
This is why I say overclocking experience helps tremendously.

You want Low Density, Unbuffered, Non-ECC, and a CL of 2.5 for PC2700, and a CL of 3.0, (3) for PC3200.

[Why would anyone want to run PC2100> Lol! ]

For additional questions please post in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Nov 11, 2012 | Computers & Internet

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I want to extend the RAM memory on my NEC computer. The motherboard is a GA-8SIMLNF Rev.1.1. It has two memory slots and presently one slot is occupied with a PC2100U-20330-A1 256 DDR 133 CL2 memory. I...


Check your manual (Gigabyte will have the manual on their website), to make sure your motherboard can handle 1Gb of Ram, or more. Generally in my experience, medium aged motherboards handle 1GB per slot, max (mine uses PC3200, not PC2100, and will take up to 4GB in its 4 slots).

You'll want PC2100 ram (easily searched for on http://www.newegg.com), either in 2x512MB sticks, or a single 1GB stick for your open slots (bringing you up to 1.25GB).

Mar 01, 2011 | Intel Motherboard

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Hi Dear ; When I install memory RAM of 1.0GB .. get ERROR


Cant find your motherboard on the support page, is the memory your trying to install the same speed?

Jul 16, 2010 | Intel Computers & Internet

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If i change the ram stick will my pc reconise it


Yes.

Provided,
1) It is no more than the maximum amount, for that ram memory slot.

2) Adding it, will not go over the Maximum Total Amount for the motherboard.

If this pertains to an Acer Aspire T135 desktop computer,

A) The Maximum Total Amount is 2GB.

B) The Maximum Amount for Each ram memory slot is 1GB.

C) PC3200 is the best you can use.
DDR Sdram at 400MegaHertz. (400MHz)

[It can also use PC2100, and PC2700.

DDR Sdram at 266MHz, and DDR Sdram at 333MHz, respectively ]

Once you install the ram memory, BIOS should automatically find it.

If you are only going to use one ram memory module, be sure to put it in Slot 1.
The Processor reads ram memory in Slot 1 first.

[Slot 1 is closest to the Processor.
It may have DIMM 1 printed on the motherboard, next to Slot 1 ]

Jun 21, 2010 | Acer Aspire T135 PC Desktop

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Install DDR-DIMM PC3200 to MS-6367 MSI


That motherboard was made for PC2100 DDR266. A PC3200 DIMM *SHOULD* be backward compatible. Depending on the density of the PC3200 memory you might have problems. If you have not bought the memory yet I would go with the PC2100 for sure since the PC3200 will give you no speed gains at all and will be running at PC2100 speeds anyway.

If you already have the PC3200 memory then I would say just give it a shot. The worse case scenario is your machine will not boot up with the higher speed ram installed. Assuming you take all the normal hardware upgrade care and do not physically break anything you can test this memory with no harm to your motherboard.

Aug 12, 2009 | MSI MS-6367 Motherboard

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What type and how much memory can i put in the MB MS 6577 Ver 4.1?


1GB Of PC2100/PC1600

According to:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&docname=bph07843

Apr 24, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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I think I have the wrong memory installed.


You shouldn't see any problems as your computer supports up to PC3200. Basically it is backward compatible so your computer will support PC3200 and all the lower numbers, such as PC2700 and PC2100.

Mar 28, 2009 | FIC AM 35 Motherboard

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Installed a new memory now computer won't boot up.


u just bought the wrong type of memory take the chip out of ur pc to best buy or a good computer store to help u buy the correct memory

Nov 24, 2008 | HP Pavilion a305w (DM181AR) PC Desktop

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How much ram can i install on a hp compaq d220mt?


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Memory is so important that it cannot be wasted. RAM is allocated by the operating system and programs, and then released when not needed. Errant applications can grip RAM and not release it, which results in a diminishing amount of memory available as you load and use more programs.
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Jan 15, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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SAMSUNG 1GB RAM 400MHZ PC3200


RAM has to be

Four 184-pin DDR DIMM sockets

Supports PC3200 (400 MHz) /PC2700 (333 MHz) / PC2100 (266 MHz) DDR DIMM type

Maximum HP/Compaq approved memory module is 1 GB

Maximum HP/Compaq approved memory is 4 GB
It has to be the same.


• If you are replacing a memory module, put the
new memory module in the same memory slot
from which the old memory was removed.
Or
• If you are adding a memory module, install the
new module into the socket nearest the
preinstalled module, and install additional
modules in the next available sockets

Jan 14, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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