RAM Question

By Bruff
May 24, 2008
  1. I think I know the answer but I wanted to check. I have an XPS 400 that currently has 2 GB RAM which is 4 512MB chips. I ordered 2 1GB chips from Dell and when I installed them replacing two of the other chips I got the beep beep and no boot up. Is it because I am unable to run 2 1GB and 2 512MB chips in the 4 slots together? Meaning to upgrade I'd have to get two more 2 GB to have 4 matching chips in the slots? My computer is upgradable to 4GB according to my specs.

    Thanks for the input!
  2. Bruff

    Bruff TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 37

    Uggh, a little more research on my part and I think I may have found the issue. The current 512 chips are 533mhz and the new chips are 667 mhz. Therein may lie the issue.
  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

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