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Hello I have a Soyo SY-P4VPT mobo. It has 3 ram slots. When I use any 2 all is fine, when using 3 the computer shuts itself off and restarts shortly after the desktop appears. This continuues to happen unless I remove ANY of the ram cards. It does not matter which of the 3 slots are used. Thanks for any suggestions... Ken

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My soyo p4vpt works great. with 3 ram slots full total 2gb. i have 2x512mb plus 1 gb, try update bios.

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