RAM not compatiable?

  DrpYourHeartbeat 12:25 04 Jun 2009
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Well i put a new 1gb stick into my Acer, when i turn it on it makes a loud beeping noise. Guessing this means the RAM isn't the right kind?

  DrpYourHeartbeat 12:38 04 Jun 2009

The RAM i've used is a PNY 1GB DDR2 800MHz PC2-6400 200 pins. Should this work with the system or do i have the wrong kind?

  ambra4 12:44 04 Jun 2009

Go to Crucial and do a scan it will tell you the correct memory to use on your Acer computer

click here

  kalignorgna 13:02 04 Jun 2009

what motherboard do you have as memory and cpu need to be compatable to the motherboard to work

  PcTestCard.com 13:15 04 Jun 2009

Check the RAM slot connectivity as well.

For PC RAM slot leave empty for a long time, there could be oxidization and make the poor connection, try clean the RAM slot use a soft cloth or put some alcohol on a cotton stick then clean the RAM slot and wait 5 minutes for it to dry out before installing the new RAM.

Also try swap the RAM on different slot.

Hope this helps!
Bill
Tech Manager

  mooly 13:55 04 Jun 2009

The Crucial scan doesn't always work. Reported my Acer notebook as having 0 (zero) RAM fitted witha a maximum of 0 allowable.
Support was first class, I emailed them and fitted two 1 gb modules in dual channel mode. Well worth it, great improvement. Great service too.

  Big Edd 18:45 04 Jun 2009

high density.

Where did you buy it.

  DrpYourHeartbeat 11:51 05 Jun 2009

Now realised its SODIMM RAM ¬_¬ yeah thanks pcworld (N)

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