Posted 14 December 2010 - 05:25 PM
Are the two sticks the same specification, and that spec is suitable for the computer system?
Try fitting each of the spare sticks as the sole memory in the board. If it still has the same problems, then it would be fair to conclude the memory is either faulty or incompatible with the mainboard.
If the system operates correctly with the replacement RAM, there could be an incompatability with the existing memory, or occasionally a board will have specific requirements for a full memory complement.
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