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I have a k7s5a pro rev. 5.0 how do i get it to read a sempron 3200 correctly i have 2 sticks of memory pc3200 my computer will only register 2.0 gigs please help me says unknown amd athlon

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SOURCE: i am working on a friends computer and he has a k7s5a pro Mobo..

Maybe it requires DDR2 or DDR3 RAM. As it is there are only 2 DIMM slots, so check the FSB. If it does not match asper the manual then you might need to replace the RAM with the appropriate one....sodeep

Posted on Mar 19, 2009

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SOURCE: gigabyte k8m800-8237 won't boot with 2nd gig ram installed.

Could have been dusty. Find a copy of Memtest and run it to check things out. Errors could mean a bad stick or bad slot.

Posted on May 03, 2009

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SOURCE: cpu lead lights on but no display in monitor

Try to power down your cpu then unplugged to wall socket or UPS if you have. Then open the side cover. Discharge your static, take out memory then clean its edge connector with soft eraser. then reseat it back to its place hook again the connection then try to boot again. If not, use spare ram.

First step.

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SOURCE: ECS PT800CE-A 3.4 P4 HT CPU and DDR400 (PC3200) problems

I seem to be unable to find any information about what an ERAND error even is. No one is really identifying it on the net. One thing you may try though is to find out if the bios settings are maybe causing this. Is the system overclocked at all? Are the voltages correct? Maybe try resetting Bios to default settings and trying again.

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If the beep is a very high pitched tone, turn off the computer. Your CPU is overheating. The thermal paste may not be spread correctly on the CPU or the heat sink isn't properly installed.

Otherwise, it's probably a memory error. This machine takes 2 GB of memory as 2 single GB memory sticks. Try booting the machine with only one DIMM installed. Try each stick individually before getting replacement memory.

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I'm looking to upgrade the RAM in my father-in-law's computer (Compaq Presario SR1500NX desktop). All the "see what ram you need" searches on various websites that sell memory indicate PC2700 is...


This is the memory specs for the SR1500.
Presario SR1500NX Memory Specifications Standard Memory 256 MB (removable) Maximum Memory 2 GB Memory Expansion 2 sockets Memory Comments PC2700 DDR SDRAM DIMMs. CPU Type 2.0GHz AMD Sempron 3000+ Model Comments 333MHz FSB, VIA KM400A Chipset.

The PC2700 refers to the RAM speed, so you can use PC3200 which is faster RAM than PC2700, the PC3200 RAM should be more expensive not cheaper unless this supplier has stock he needs to unload.
You will not get any speed performance with the PC3200 RAM because the motherboard cannot make use of this faster RAM.

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I have an emachine T5026. Emachine tech swears this machine only supports pc2700 ram but the stickers on the factory installed ram says pc3200 256mb x 2 so i bought 2 memory masters pc3200 1gb x 2 sticks....


PC3200 is backwards compatible with PC2700. Meaning you can install PC3200 into your motherboard but it won't run any faster than would PC2700, however it will not cause any harm and should work fine.

Emachine's would say you need PC2700 most likely because they're trying to sell you some.

One of your new memory modules or the memory slots on your computer may be defective. I recommend installing a single stick of memory and booting your system. If it is successful then shut it down, disconnect the power and install another stick. Boot again and keep doing so and by process of elimination identify the bad memory stick or the bad memory slot.

This is the "likely" cause and isn't too uncommon.

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Would A 1GB PC3200 run in the K7s5a alone.


According to the specs the max amount of ram is 1 GB and max speed is pc2100 so a pc3200 would not run on it unless the board was able to clock the speed down of that single stick of ram.

I was not able to find the max amount of ram per slot on a quick search but most likely it would be 512 mb per slot for a max of 1 GB between the two DDR slots.

at Newegg you can find DDR 266 1 GB kits (2 x 512mb) which would get you the 1 GB of ram.

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I want to upgrade my memory. my current memory is 2x256mb pc2 3200. what is the max limit of memory can i have? is it per slot or total? if i get pc2-5300 is it backward compatible to pc2-3200? anyone with...


Hi,
You can have a maximum of 2GB in that laptop 1x1GB in each slot, the ram speed is PC3200, PC5300 is too fast so the bios will not recognize it as the maximum is only 400MHz, stick to the PC3200 for each stick.
Ask for SODIMM DD2 SDRAM, PC3200 2x1GB, i also recommend Kingston as the ram manufacturer.


Regards.

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I just want to know if my current motherboard can


Even without any way to check the specs of your motherboard with the current information, the board will most likely have at least 2 slots available for additional memory (i am assuming by memory you mean RAM), and will support DDR, PC-3200. If you have two slots, then you're looking at a limit of 2Gb (2x1GB PC3200) because DDR modules don't get any bigger than 1Gb as far as i've seen. If you have 4 slots, then a total of 4Gb.

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Asrock p4s61, tried 1gb pc3200 to max memory to 3gb, won't boot.


you quote one of your memory sticks as being pc 2700 when earlier in your text you qoute pc3200.

Firstly pc 3200 is 400 mhz clock speed memory.Secondly, pc 2700 is 333mhz clock speed and you acnnot mix the two on the same board. Thirdly does your board support 3ghz anyway. If you are running a board at 400mhz, pc2700 memory will not run at 400mhz.

Solution, take out the pc 2700 memory and all will be well.

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I am working on my friends k7s5a Pro Mobo...


If you wish, tell us the socket number and we can then look up your board specifications. My guess is that the board runs pc2700 chips as the max speed possible.pc 3200 is faster(400MHZ)    than pc2700(333MHZ).

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I am working on a friends computer and he has a k7s5a pro Mobo..


Maybe it requires DDR2 or DDR3 RAM. As it is there are only 2 DIMM slots, so check the FSB. If it does not match asper the manual then you might need to replace the RAM with the appropriate one....sodeep

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