HP Pro 3000 SFF Memory Upgrade problem
Posted on 2013-11-11
we have a few HP Pro 3000 SFF desktops ( VS798UT ) each with 2gb memory (Samsung M378B5673FHO-CH9) We have tried upgrading the memory with 3 different DIMM's and the desktop will not boot, blank screen, no keyboard lights and no BIOS beeps. All our research says that the specs for the desktop are: PC3-10600 DDR3 240-pin CL9 1.5v unbuffered non-ecc. Placing the old memory back in by itself and it boots up just fine.
We have tried:
These should all meet the specs, but we get the same results. We have tried 2 different machines and every possible memory combination.
What possibly could we be missing? I would try to get the OEM memory , but HP isn't caring it anymore and everysite I search lists it as unavailable or available for order (which I don't trust they would be able to do.)