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4 Gigs or Ram?

I have 4 gigs of matched Patriot ram. 2 sticks work fine in the correct slots. When I add 4 Total it does not. Any suggestions Please? Thanks very much.

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Have you taken a look at page 2-12 in you're manual? Than re-check pg. 2-11 (Read everything) when setting up the Max memory of 4GB.

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