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Memory installation ok we tried inserting 1gb-512mb-1gb-512mb pc booted up then froze at desktop??? i have 2 purple slots together and 2 orange slots together -for now have reverted to just 2x1gb in the 1st 2 purple slots which is working ok i guess i will have to purchase 2 more the same as whats in there for it to work- strange as everywhere i look it says i can mix size and speed on this pc

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    bevly Apr 10, 2008

    have tried it with slower in 1st then the other way round then alternate it just doesnt like them all in at same time oh well thats the way it goes i guess- will invest in 2x512mb of same make and spped see what that does- thanks for all your help tho

  • bevly
    bevly Apr 10, 2008

    i cant believe how little information is to be found on acer products when my son bought a hp i could find pictures diagrams installation instructions the lot



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It really should be able to. The only thing I can think of would be that the board just feels like being picky about what you put in it. Wait... are the chips all the same speed? If not put the slower ones in pair 1 (which I guess is purple) and the higher speed in pair 2. If you have it the other way, sometimes the system won't even out the speeds for all the chips and one chip (or in this case, pair of chips) will overheat because the board forces it to run faster than it should. But if that doesn't work, I really have no choice but to admit defeat, because unless the board is bad (which it isn't, since if you take one pair out, it works) it makes no sense.

Posted on Apr 10, 2008

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    William Rodriguez Apr 10, 2008

    Sorry I couldn't help you more, some motherboards are just finicky about what you put in them. I can try fowarding the question to someone who I think should be able to help.

  • William Rodriguez
    William Rodriguez Apr 10, 2008

    I thought the same, I used to like Acer, but I believe they changed ownership.



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