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Do I have to reset CMOS to install new ram? Settings are currently at stock.

Going to be from D9GMH -> Promos.
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Do I have to reset CMOS to install new ram? Settings are currently at stock.

Going to be from D9GMH -> Promos.
no just put it in
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Thanks.
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That would depend.

"IF" you have an overclock which the previous memory was able to do easy, the new RAM may or may not handle those settings in the BIOS, therefore you'll have to reset the CMOS just in case but not w/o trying before.

So, if the system doesn't boot or everything spins around and no picture? CMOS time.

It happened to me once when I took at some DDR400 and I mistakenly put a DDR266 module in it, it didn't boot and I thought I screwed up my system but I notice the DDR400 modules on the floor and put it back in.
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on the floor,o no, cant have that
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