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post #1 of 10
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Alright, I just bought...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220017
I pop it into my dell mobo, and it gives me blue screen of death. I switch memory banks, give me this weird almost like artifacting screen. After switching and reswitching mem banks, I've gotten no boot, not even dell screen, hang on dell screen, past dell screen and hang, some more BSOD, and probably something else I don't remember. My mobo supports up to PC2100 and the RAM is PC2700, but I people said it still should work. I'm trying to find another computer to test the RAM in, but meanwhile, any suggestions?
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post #2 of 10
IIRC, Dell's run on DDR2 memory and you bought DDR.
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post #3 of 10
Thats strange it should just downclock to 2100 . Perhaps that board just doesnt like that ram .Try it in another machine 1st . If it works then the board wont acept it
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post #4 of 10
the old dells used DDR just like everyone else. 1.8GHz is a S478, right?
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post #5 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Evolutionsentra
IIRC, Dell's run on DDR2 memory and you bought DDR.
That chipset is to old for ddr 2 . But could be ramdac memory modules i suppose
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post #6 of 10
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Alright, chipset supports DDR333. I don't currently have another computer to test it in, but i'm trying to find one. But maybe dell just made it so it will only take PC2100, I don't know.

edit\\\\ yeah, it's a S478

edit\\\\ I meant to say it supports DDR 266, not DDR 333
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post #7 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by kevin_tsoi2000
Alright, chipset supports DDR333. I don't currently have another computer to test it in, but i'm trying to find one. But maybe dell just made it so it will only take PC2100, I don't know.

edit\\\\ yeah, it's a S478
Dell do have a habit of using stuff you can only get off them .Its all a big con but gooluck anyway
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post #8 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by markuk3
Dell do have a habit of using stuff you can only get off them .Its all a big con but goodluck anyway
By the way that boardf doe,s no way support ddr 2 .
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post #9 of 10
Only the $1500+ dells have a shot at using DDR2.
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post #10 of 10
DDR2 is for LGA 775
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