Upgrading RAM

  Young neil 18:31 03 Sep 2003
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I have had some trouble trying to upgrade my system's RAM. I currently have 128MB 133u RAM in my system and have tried upgrading to 256/133 but my system will not allow me to do so.I have tried 3 different memory modules but still have had no luck. When I try replacing the memory I get eight continuous beeps. My system has a phoenix BIOS, my processor is a Celeron 1.2GHz/100MHz,

Has anyone any ideas...

  krypt1c 18:38 03 Sep 2003

You need to check what your mobo will support. You can check on the crucial site click here

  Young neil 18:57 03 Sep 2003

My motherboard handbook says that I can increase the amount of memory in the system up to 512MB
Using 64MB
128MB
256MB modules
In either 100/133 MHz Non-EEC unbuffered SDRAM.

I have tried this but still have had no luck, I also checked the other dimm slot to make sure it wasn't the connector but all seems to be OK.

  harry_b 19:01 03 Sep 2003

did you try removing the old module and testing the pc with just the new in place?

  Young neil 19:06 03 Sep 2003

Yes I tried this, and I also tried the various modules in another system and they all worked, thats why Im pretty stumped as to what the problem is

  harry_b 19:12 03 Sep 2003

?

  Young neil 19:16 03 Sep 2003

LM810E motherboard, I dont know if thats much help that is all the info available in the system hand book

  lezw 19:37 03 Sep 2003

hi if i were you i would follow kryptic`s adviseand visit crucial they have a search facility that will tell you the ram that is ideal for your system.I had the same problem earlier in the year i had bought 2 seperate lots of ram for my h.p.that wouldn`t work and although crucial was more expensive they offer a money back guarantee if the ram they recomend doesn`t work

  Young neil 19:44 03 Sep 2003

Thanks a lot for the advice guys......

Cheers

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