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post #11 of 20
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in the User Guide it states- DRAM LED checks the DRAM in sequence during motherboard booting process if an error is found, the led next to the error device will continue lighting until the problem is solved.
post #12 of 20
will it boot with just one stick of ram? test them all.
those a-series apus are also finicky w dram frequencies. do you have a memok button? it should reset your memory to stock settings.
post #13 of 20
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Ok, we are getting some where now. I unplugged 1 slot of ram and it booted. I am using the HyperX Genesis 8GB DDR3-1600MHz CL9 Dual Channel Kit (2 x 4GB) w/ Intel XMP.

IS it just problems with compatibly or is there something i can do to make it run with both slots
post #14 of 20
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Ok, we are getting some where now. I unplugged 1 slot of ram and it booted. I am using the HyperX Genesis 8GB DDR3-1600MHz CL9 Dual Channel Kit (2 x 4GB) w/ Intel XMP.
IS it just problems with compatibly or is there something i can do to make it run with both slots

Now try just the stick you pulled out in the same slot as the single one is in now. If it works, it may be the slot on the mobo. if it doesnt work, its that stick of ram.
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i just tried it and the second stick of ram is NOT working. Well, i guess that really narrows it down to a bad stick of ram.
post #16 of 20
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is there something i can do about it, or should i just return it for a new stick ?
post #17 of 20
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is there something i can do about it, or should i just return it for a new stick ?

This. Kingston offers instant RMA if you have a CC
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post #18 of 20
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is there something i can do about it, or should i just return it for a new stick ?
RMA it. it is clearly an issue with the stick and you dont want to have your hard earned money invested in faulting DOA equipment.
post #19 of 20
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Awesome. Thanks a bunch to everyone. thumb.gif
post #20 of 20
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I went back to memory express and told them the issue. They gladly exchanged a new set of ram for me. Everything is working fine now.

Thanks to all. smile.gifthumb.gif
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