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DDR2 Memory Problem

By DeltaPhoenix
Sep 9, 2009
  1. I've been running on 1 gb of memory (Kingston 800 mhz) for a while.
    Recently i ordered another gb (same) and installed it just like the first.
    But now my computer won't boot up. I tried swapping the modules, but same result.
    Then i removed the old one and replaced it with the new, and then it worked. But not with both of them.

    The motherboard:

    Zotac nForce 630i-ITX

    Processor Support
    - Intel Core 2 Duo
    - Intel Core 2 Quad
    - Intel Core 2 Extreme
    - Intel Pentium
    - LGA775 Socket
    - Up to 1333 MHz FSB

    Chipset
    - NVIDIA GeForce 7100
    - NVIDIA® nForce 630i

    Front Side Bus
    - 800/1066/1333MHz FSB (HT Support)

    BIOS
    - Phoenix (Award) PnP Flash ROM BIOS

    Memory
    - Two DDRII Sockets Supports up to 8GB (DDRII 800)

    I/O Onboard
    - One Channel Parallel ATA133 Connector (Support up to 2 Devices)
    - Two Serial ATA II Ports
    - One HD Audio 5.1 Port (Line-in, Line-out, MIC-in)
    - One PS/2 Mouse Port
    - One PS/2 Keyboard Port
    - One Serial Port (pin header)
    - Four USB Ports on Back Panel, Four USB on Pin Header
    - One RJ45 Port
    - VGA port
    - DVI port

    LAN
    - Onboard 10/100Mb/s

    USB
    - Integrated in chipset, USB 2.0 x 8

    The memory modules:

    Kingston 1 GB Memory Module 1.8v 240 pin 800 MHZ (assembled in China)
    Kingston 1 GB Memory Module 1.8v 240 pin 800 MHZ (assembled in Malaysia)



    Any ideas?
     
  2. Kcircyrd

    Kcircyrd TS Rookie Posts: 216

    Remove your CMOS battery. Wait an hour, then reinstall your BIOS.
    If that doesn't work, your board needs work.
     
  3. DeltaPhoenix

    DeltaPhoenix TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 36

    i'll try that and reply later.
    Thanks :)
     
  4. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    Any results?
     
  5. DeltaPhoenix

    DeltaPhoenix TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 36

    not yet, did it wrong..
    Removed the CMOS battery, but forgot to have the second memory block installed when booting again :D
    second try :stickout:
     
  6. DeltaPhoenix

    DeltaPhoenix TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 36

    I think it's working now, but if not, i'll post the new problem. First problem fixed for now.
    Thanks for your help :D
     
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