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Ive moved to a new case, and when I try to power on the computer, I wont get any display when I put my RAM into the 2 BLUE slots. Tried each stick.

Then I tried one stick into black slot. Everything fine boots into windows. Cant use 2nd black slot due to CPU cooler blocking it.

None of sticks work in both blue slots, but both work in that single black one.

Asus M4A78LT-M 760G

When I put both or one stick into blue, I get 1 long and 2 short beeps. AMI bios afaik.
Dont get any display when I get the beeps.

Need help
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post #2 of 6
Sounds like a short. Pull your motherboard from the case and make sure there aren't any standoffs in weird places where they shouldn't be.
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I made sure, about twice, that standoffs are in place. It's weird because they are same slots, so ?
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About the beeps, ive got an AMI bios, ive read 1 long 2 short are graphics card problem. Then how come my GTX 560 works fine when RAM stick is inserted in the black slot, but beeps on blue slots?

Is the mobo dead ? in black it all works fine, boots into windows and all is dandy.
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ami beep code:
http://www.bioscentral.com/beepcodes/amibeep.htm# Failure in video system


try cleaning them with a small paint brush

wait what board are you using , read your manual , because some board require that you populate either the blue slot or black slot first before you populate the other dimm slots otherwise it wont post. fill out your System Information from your profile
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Sounds like a board RMA to me. Reseat your CPU also.
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