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So i put the memory into the slot (the motherboard Asus P5PL2-E have 4 slots 1yellow one black (A1 A2 and yellow and black B1 B2) i put the memory 512 MB 533 HZT on yellow slot(A1 and another on to yellow slot B1) after i turn on the computer i receve an error message ( 1024 MB overclock error ! F1 to run setup, F2 to load the new settings ) I push the F2 button and the pc start(boot normaly and enter into windows. Then i torn of the computer and restart it is working, now i have two Questions : is it normal or its wrong? I do well? thank you

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  • Florin_7310 Mar 28, 2008

    Thank You !!!

  • Florin_7310 Mar 28, 2008

    I have another Question : i want to change the video card, i find dwo but i don't know from this two witch is better(it is for another pc)this : Gigabyte nVidia GeForce 7600GS, 256MB, AGP

    or this :

    Placa video ASUS GF7600GS 256MB 128Bit, DVI, TVout, AGP 8x
    (memory1 GB (Memorie Kingmax TSOP DDR 512MB PC3200 400MHz +Memorie Kingmax TSOP DDR 512MB PC3200 400MHz).

    Thank you !!!

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Hi,
It is not a potential threat when you started getting this message after your installed the memory module but its annoying.I would suggest you to reset your bios setting and save and exit. If its still not working kindly revert back to me...

Thanks and Regards...

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My mobo has 4 memory card slots


1) All of your memory must be compatible with your motherboard (DDR, DDR2, or DDR3 and speed and latency). For best results, if you have dual channel capability, each pair of memory sticks should be matched. (Usually consecutive serial numbers indicate pairs from a given manufacturer.) Both sets of memory should be rated at the same speed (or the slowest speed will be your memory speed). Some motherboards may not work with all 4 slots occupied unless the memory was certified to work as a set of 4.

2) Which motherboard do you have? The motherboard manufacturer and memory companies often will have lists of compatible memory. The motherboard manufacturer will also have information on the dual-channel pairing.

My current and previous motherboards have had memory slots in color pairs (blue, black). For my boards, I put the sticks in the blue slots (A2 and B2) first. (Preferably these should be the largest memory capacity.) Then I put the second pair of memory into the black slots (A1 and B1). DIMM slot A1 is closest to the CPU; B2 is the farthest away from the CPU.

Depending on your CPU cooler, you may need to remove it or modify it to use all 4 DIMM slots.

Observe the appropriate steps to avoid static discharges while handling your memory and when inside your computer. For actually inserting the memory, make sure that the locks (white on my motherboards) are fully open (hinged away from the slot). Line up your memory so that the slot in the memory is on top of the key in the slot and the memory is centered in the slot. It will only line up one way; the wrong memory type will not line up. Push your memory stick down fully until the locking clips rotate up and fully engage the memory. (You may need to push down at multiple places to get it fully seated.) You will then repeat the procedure with the rest of the memory.

Note: if you get a memory error, three beeps (on many boards), you will need to remove the memory and test one stick at a time in the A2 slot (for example). Then test pairs of slots. It is not unknown for either one stick to be bad or one slot to be bad. Look at the total memory your OS identifies, if you manage to boot in spite of any issues. Running Memtest may be needed but even that may not identify which specific memory segment is bad.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells
(who has installed or replaced memory since giving an 286 computer a full megabyte of memory. DIMMs are a lot harder to mess up as long as you have the correct memory. Note: most of the different DIMM types have different number of pins; thus sometimes it's very easy to tell that the wrong memory is being used. This isn't always the case.)

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Hi, Is Asus ATI Radeon HD6450 Silence 1GB DDR3 VGA/DVI/HDMI Low Profile PCI-Express Video Card capable for my Compaq HP Presario SR2020NX? -thanks a lot.


You mean will the Asus ATI Radeon HD6450 with 1GB of graphics memory, work in a Compaq Presario SR2020NX Desktop PC?

Yes.

The Compaq Presario SR2020NX Desktop PC has a PCI-Express x16 expansion slot.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00757470&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&lc=en&product=3245048

{Motherboard illustration and photo are towards the bottom of the page}

Look at the specifications.
Scroll down to the heading - Expansion slots.

Three PCI. (PCI expansion slots)

One PCI Express x16 graphics.

NOTE*
Looking at the motherboard illustration, it is Wrong.
Shows - PCIEX1 (PCI E X1)
According to the specifications it is a PCIEX16 expansion slot. (PCI-E x16)

A PCI-Express x1 slot has 36 contact pins. 18 on each side.

In comparison a PCI slot {White} has 124 contact pins. 62 on each side.

Looking at the photo of the supposed PCI-E x1 slot they show, the black PCI-Ex1 slot is longer than the white PCI slots.

It is a PCI-Express x16 slot with 164 pins. 82 on each side.



The Asus ATI Radeon HD6450 uses a PCI-Express x16 expansion slot.

So you know the graphics card will fit. Low-profile to boot.

Power requirement:
The Compaq Presario SR2020NX desktop computer comes with a 300 Watt power supply.
(Although in actuality it's more like 70 percent of the maximum rated wattage. 210 Watts)

Enough power for the computer, and the graphics card.
ATI graphics cards do not use as much power as a comparable Nvidia graphics card.

Concerned that the Asus graphics card uses DDR3 graphics ram memory, and the Presario SR2020NX uses DDR2 Sdram ram memory?

Don't be. The graphics cards graphics memory runs independent of the computer's ram memory.

Information on PCI-Express,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI-Express

For additional questions please post in a Comment.
(Top right of your page, blue Comment)

Regards,
joecoolvette

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The board for this appears to have a dead ram slot.If putting ram into second slot the monitor just goes black with line distortions.Remove the Ram and install to first slot everything works ok add a 2nd...


Hi,
Inspect the memory slot carefully. If there are are bent pins in the slot , you can probably align them with a pointed tip. Otherwise the best option would to replace the motherboard. Because after the process RAM is the fastest component in the computer. Out of experience in repairing the motherboards ,i recommend to replace the motherboard.

Thanks Fixya
Proton

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I have purchased an ASUS ASUS P5K SE Motherboard. I want to run a MDT RAM at 667 Mhz DDR2, is it possible as it says nothing in the asus website The ASUS P5K SE Motherboard Qualified Vendors List (QVL)...


"The Asus P5K SE Motherboard Qualified Vendors List (QVL) says that it only runs ram at 1066MHz and MDT is not on the list"

Really? I beg to differ.

The motherboard manual states,
" The chipset officially supports the memory frequency up to DDR2 800MHz. Tuned by the Asus Super Memspeed Technology, this motherboard natively supports up to DDR2 1066MHz."

1) Notice the 'Up To'.
Supports UP TO 800MHz, and with the SMT it supports UP TO 1066MegaHertz.

It will support DDR2 at 667MHz, 800MHz, and 1066MHz (With SMT)

The QVL doesn't encompass all ram memory that is available out there.

The Ram Memory used has to be;
A) Unbuffered
B) DRAM chips used cannot be any larger than 64MB

[DRAM chip.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Generic_DDR_Memory_%28Xytram%29.jpg

The Black rectangular chips, shown on the module of DDR Sdram example above, are DRAM chips.

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

C) Should follow the JEDEC standard for DDR2 Sdram.
For one, it should follow the JEDEC standard for DDR2 voltage.

1.8 Volts.

Some high performance ram is set to use a slightly higher voltage. The Asus motherboard is set to use DDR2 at 1.8 Volts by default. (Factory settings=Default)

The MDT DDR2 at 667MHz is not high performance ram memory. It will be set to use 1.8 Volts.

Asus Support>Downloads,

http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx?SLanguage=en-us

Up to the Left side of the page is the heading - Download, in white.
Under it is the - Input Model to Search, box.

Put your mouse cursor in the box, leave it there.
Left-click once.
Type - P5K SE

Go to the Select Category box below it, and left-click on the down arrow, on the right side of the box.

In the drop down list click on - Manual
Now click on - Search info, below it.

Left-click on the blue P5K SE to the left.

Choose the Operating System. Left-click on the down arrow on the right side of the box. I chose Windows XP in the drop down list..
It doesn't matter.

Left-click on Search below.

Now scroll the next page down to Version E3202
Left-click on Global (DLM)
In the security box that pops up, make sure you use capital letters for the letters shown.

Left-click on Submit.

It's a PDF file download. Make take up to 30 seconds before you see the first page. May also take time to fully download. Advise letting it download before looking through it.

I posted the link so that if you have a motherboard manual, and it does not have the information this one has, then you now have the official Asus version.

Ram Memory information starts on Page 37.
Page 40 shows the QVL for DDR2 at 800MHz.
Page 41 shows the QVL for DDR2 at 667MHz.

This QVL does not list MDT either.
It's okay, it will work. The MDT ram memory has SPD support.

[Serial Presense Detect

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

Maximum Total Amount of ram memory is 8GB. You better have an O/S that will recognize 8GB, however, to realize this.

Has to be a 64bit O/S. (Operating System)
Windows XP Home, and Pro that are 32bit versions, will only recognize 3.2 to 3.5GB of ram memory.

Maximum Amount for EACH ram slot is 2GB.

If you only install one ram memory module, make sure it is in Slot 1. (DIMM A1 on that motherboard. The ram memory slot that is closest to the Processor)

350 Watt PSU? Not planning on gaming I see.

Depends on what PSU you have (Power Supply Unit), but it could be old enough to be just putting out 70 percent, of the maximum rated wattage.

245 Watts.

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Jun 07, 2010 | PC Desktops

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I installed new memory cards 2GB but after that the computer won't turn on, what it could have happened? There is a green light that is blinking buy the electricity cord. Could somebody help me please.


You may have bought the wrong modules. You may think they are plugged in right and not. Is there a beeping sound? How many memory slots do you have?
Are you plugging in just one stick? You may need to put in pairs. Put in the older 1 meg strips and make sure she still boots. You cannot mix 1 meg with 2 meg on a single bank. there is a Bank A0 A1 B0 B1 - make sure to put same in A's and same in B's. I know you will work this out, but make sure your motherboard can accept 2 meg Dimms ( DDR2?)

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I had a 1 gb ram on the my Asus P5VD2-MX mother board and tried adding 2 gb to the 2nd slot but computer alarm sounds. I swapped the 1 gb to the 2nd slot and alarm sounded again?? It seems the 2nd slot...


 you put the 2 gb in the first slot(that's the default setting on all motherboards-the biggest memory is in front) then in the second slot the 1 gb after that restart if you get the same sound the remove the battery on the motherboard and put it back to reset the bios after that restart. 

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I'm doing a memory upgrade. i have four memory slots, 2 blue and 2 black. i have two, 2g dimms; for dual channel operation do i use the 2 blue slots or the first blue slot and the first black...


Try them in the same-colored slots, nearest the processor. It seems ASUS (who makes your mobo) has chosen to color code their slots so those of the same color enable dual-channel. If you can't tell from the BIOS detection, try CPU-Z to verify that the memory is in the correct slots for dual-channel operation. Putting one in the wrong slot should not damage anything. It would just make it so you can't take advantage of the extra speed.

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Wont boot 2 windows xp home when 2 gig memory installed,works with 1 gig,tried both slots with both 1 gig sticks.Screen goes black.


Seems the memory is not comatable with the motherboard. Replace the old memory and visit http://www.crucial.com, they have a scanner tool which will confirm what mem can be installed.

Apr 30, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Is normal this?


put the ram in the same colored slots,
ie both in black or both in yellow.

good luck
Terry

Mar 28, 2008 | PC Desktops

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