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2x1 gb ddr500 wont recognize

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Hailz all been awhile ive been busy w/life and such but im upgrading my memory to 2x1 GB Patriot ddr500 pc4000 3-4-4-8 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?...N82E16820220084

after cmos re-set 3leds lit cant seem to recognize ram I then loaded back ocz(as in sig) and tried to force feed timings etc to no avail. anyone have any ideas or suggestions ? much appreciated

704-bta bios and fx-55 cpu

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Did you clear the CMOS and load defaults prior to loading the Patriot?

 

Then do a long CMOS clear like this and follow it exactly.

 

Test your memory with memtest by using tests #5 and #8 for 15-20 passes each. Then do all tests for 20 passes. Test the memory in the orange slots.

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Yeah, follow Tasr's link to the letter. I don't know if it's all DFI LP boards, but mine would give nothing but problems if I tried to use both sticks right off the bat. Use a single stick like the guide says, then after setting defaults and rebooting, set the 250MHz SPD timings for your ram as a starting point, then save and reboot, then insert the second stick. Should work like a charm.

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