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Hey guys can you help me out today I got ram

( Patriot Memory Viper 3 Series Venom Red DDR3 8GB 1866MHz PC3 15000 Memory Kit PV38G186C9KRD)

4x4gig sticks

I put them in my Dell xps 8500 pc and the computer kept restarting and wouldn't even boot. so I tried just putting in 2x4 gig sticks(the ones I Baught) and two of my old ones the pc booted and my computer showed that the new ones worked properly.

Is there a reason why it won't work when I put in all 4...

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post #2 of 6
try one stick of the new memory at a time and see which one is causing this issue.
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post #3 of 6
I'd try testing each new stick individually to see if one of them is bad.
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Have you tried all 4 sticks individually?
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post #5 of 6
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Ya was gonna do that but was in a rush gonna try it tomorrow, but is there any other thing that would cause this besides a faulty ram?

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most likely it's one of your ram sticks.
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