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Title says it all. I have 2 2gb sticks in my mobo but only 1 stick is getting recognized. I tried butting the second stick in port 2 and 3 and that didn't work. Anyone know of a fix?
post #2 of 9
test the second stick in the first slot. If it doesn't work, RMA it.
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Can this other stick that isn't working work in the slot that currently holds the other stick? Remove the stick you currently have and test the other stick in that exact same slot. Let me know.
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I know it works because I tested all of 3 of them before I first got it. I didn't wanna continue using the ram if I was to return it. I have a third stick also that I tried.
post #5 of 9
Which motherboard? How many slots does it have? Which slots are your sticks of RAM in?

I'm confused by the details given so far. It sounds like you have three sticks, but you're saying you're only using one, and another isn't working?
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post #6 of 9
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I'm sorry I'll be more clear. Yes I have 3 sticks that are 2gb each. Current I have 2 sticks in ports 1 and 3. The mobo I'm using is Asus M4N75TD. The reason I don't have all 3 in is because a computer tech told me a while back that you can't do that.
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Originally Posted by Nightfall1g;14758084 
I know it works because I tested all of 3 of them before I first got it. I didn't wanna continue using the ram if I was to return it. I have a third stick also that I tried.

The memory controller is on the processor. If a problem like a memory channel is missing, most likely it's a problem with the processor. So double check you have no bent pins and the processor is seated properly. RAM slots rarely go bad, but they can.
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Have you messed with the msconfig boot settings at all? or will the BIOS not recognize the ram?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dopamin3;14758148 
The memory controller is on the processor. If a problem like a memory channel is missing, most likely it's a problem with the processor. So double check you have no bent pins and the processor is seated properly. RAM slots rarely go bad, but they can.
Well the ram is getting power. It has status LEDs and there on.
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Originally Posted by Masterchief3k;14758162 
Have you messed with the msconfig boot settings at all? or will the BIOS not recognize the ram?
No the BIOS doesn't recognize it, and no I haven't messed with the config.
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