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post #1 of 19
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so im trying to install 8gb's or corsair vengeance ddr3 dual channel into my p67a-ud3 and i cant push it in fully. please help.

EDIT: ALSO i didnt want to make a new thread so im just adding this into this. I just finished fixing all the cables(i think i did it right, hopefully), so i plug in the power cord and turn it on?, if i did something wrong would it just make a couple of beeps, but nothing major should happen right?My first build so im kinda afraid lolz.
Edited by illum - 3/6/11 at 4:02pm
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post #2 of 19
Make sure they are oriented correctly (the notched out section matches the ram slot on the mobo).
Also get a flashlight to make sure there is nothing stuck in the ram slot. Is this happening to all the sticks?
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post #3 of 19
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it does it just dosent go in fully so i cant lock it and its very loose and comes out. first build and its being a bit of challenge lol.
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press harder....
    
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Are the little levers on the ends of the slots unlocked?
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post #6 of 19
I had to push down on the plastic heatsink thingies to get it in properly.
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post #7 of 19
I had the same problem with my vengeance ram. Just keep trying. It was oddly difficult to get in the slots.
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post #8 of 19
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yeah they are and im gonna start pushing hopefully they dont break
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post #9 of 19
The heat sinks make it harder to see what your doing and harder to get a grip on.

Make sure the stick is going in perfectly horizontally and not tilting in unevenly.
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post #10 of 19
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k it worked i asked my dad to push since he dosent understand computers he was able to push without being afraid to break it.
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