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New DDR2 RAM ... PC won't boot or POST

Daniel Wilson
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Last Modified: 2013-11-10
I need more RAM in my Vista machine.

I have a PCChips A13G+ v3.0 Motherboard with a 64-bit AMD processor.  Specs at:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-Details.asp?EdpNo=3304880&sku=P459-1236

I am currently running 1 1-GB DDR2 stick of memory.  It works fine, but I wanted to jump to 4 GB.
So I bought 2 2-GB DDR2 800 sticks. Specs at:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2905800&CatId=3410

With those installed (or even just one of them), the system emits a series of high-pitched beeps, spins the optical drives, then just beeps.  It won't POST.

I pulled them out & replaced my 1-GB stick and all was well again.

What am I doing wrong w/ those 2-GB sticks?

Thanks!
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