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M2npv-mx with 2 gb 800mhz

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Sys Config:
m2npv-mx, 160gb HD,512mb xfx 8600 GT.
I recently upgraded to a 2gb 800mhz ram with timings of 5-5-5-18.
My motherboard stoped working and i got it replaced after installing 2gb 800mhz ram because the vendor said that it was a motherbord issue.
Now with my replaced MB I face the same issue when i use 2 gb ram.
Question is that is it a Ram issue (which is highly unlickly after doing a memtest) or is it that my MB does not support 2gb 800mhz.
My MB manual says that 800mhz is supported and 2gb ram in each slot is supported.

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  • Mohamed Omran May 11, 2010

    If your RAM module is a high-density RAM module & your motherboard only supports low-density RAM modules, then the only solution for your problem is to replace your memory module with a low-density one.

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Some motherboards require that you install the memory in matched pairs. That could explain why they won't work together.

When you put the 1 GB in alone, what slot did you put it in?
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It may be that you have a bad memory module.
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Your motherboard supports PC2-4300 @533Mhz and PC2-5300 @667Mhz not PC2-6400 @800Mhz. So no you will not be able to add the 800Mhz speed Ram to it. You can however add any 533 or 667 Mhz Ram. 667 is naturally faster and i would recommend that. Or better yet get a new motherboard with a higher data transfer rate capability to enjoy high speed computing :)

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