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Installing 1 gig of memopry in third slot - snaps on the end of the slots will not close. The first two slots are blue - the next two slots are black and the snaps on the end of the black slots are not notched like the ones on the bule slots.

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Make sure the largest memory module is in the slot closest to CPU then push down firmly each end of the ram module
as for the notches the one with one notch is ddr ram the one with 2 notches sdram make sure that the module you are trying to install matches the slots and some brands are not combatible with other brands
good luck

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  • rh5085 Aug 29, 2010

    Look, please read the words again:

    installing 1 gig of memopry in third slot - snaps on the end of the slots will not close. The first two slots are blue - the next two slots are black and the SNAPS on the end of the black slots are NOT notched like the ones on the bule slots.

    Memory card are identical but white levers that snap to hold the memory cards in are different, the levers on the first two slots are a little wider and are notched,



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Step one: Remove the old cartridges
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Step two: Install the new cartridges
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2. Gently remove the plastic tape by pulling the pink pull tab
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Top view of motherboard, scroll down. (Thought you might also like to read the reviews, and Comments)

Motherboard User Manual,

1) On the motherboard the Blue ram memory slot that is closest to the copper heatsink, is ram memory Slot 1.
Also known as DIMM 1.

Ram memory ALWAYS has to be in this ram memory slot.
The Processor reads ram memory Slot 1 first.

2) The Blue ram memory slots are Slot 1 (DIMM 1), and Slot 3.
(DIMM 3)
The Black ram memory slots are Slot 2 (DIMM 2), and Slot 4.
(DIMM 4)

To run Dual Channel ram memory, means there are two LIKE ram memory modules ('Stick'), and they are installed in the SAME channel.

This would mean to alike ram memory modules, in both Blue ram memory slots, or both Black ram memory slots.

Since the ram memory modules need to be alike, they are generally purchased from the same manufacturer, and are the same kind.

Running ram memory in a dual channel configuration, is supposed to increase ram memory 'speed', up to 30 percent.

This is Baloney!
May look good on paper, but in actual use in the field it's cr@p.
Actual performance increase is more like 1 to 2 percent.
This has been proven by Tom's Hardware, and many, many motherboards, ram memory, Processors, etc.

So you have 2GB of DDR2 Sdram, huh?
Is it just one 'stick' of ram memory, or are you referring to two 1GB sticks?

If the above holds true install them in Slot 1 and Slot 3.

If not, and it is a 2GB stick of ram memory, be sure it is installed in Slot 1 (DIMM 1)
Install the 1GB stick in Slot 2.

It isn't the same as the 2GB stick.
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(Catching all this? There is NO dual channel ram memory!

It is ram memory that is -> ALIKE, and used in a -> dual channel configuration.
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Sold with the advertising scheme of 'Dual Channel', but really just means the two ram memory modules, (Or four), are -> alike.

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Now, you will need philips screwdriver, the procedure:

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