memory slot malfuction

  chippy+ 23:30 01 Jan 2007

i have just had a foxcon motherboard fitted by a reputable dealer i took it home installed wxp home updates,and motherboard drivers the memory was 512 3200 400 & 256 2700 333 i new that the memory would fall to 333 but the amount of memory came to just 384, on taking out the 256 in slot 2 and leaving the 512 3200 400 i got continious beebs, changing the memory into slot 2 the pc started to boot i bought a new i gig memory it did not work in slot 1 but worked in slot 2 the question is what could be wrong with slot i thanks Chippy

  chippy+ 00:26 02 Jan 2007

hi Totally-braindead and madboy33©® thanks for the reply i will read over the manual i did read before of one board where you had to install the memory in one particular slot ist my motherboard has has 2 blue amd 2 black slots i asked the pc chap why he placed the memory where it was and he said he liked to place it away from the processor thanks again i will let you know what happens Chippy

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