i mounted in an empty slot and the system hangs on boot. three beeps, pause, three beeps, a single beep.
hardware maintenance manual says faulty ram.
the seller says my laptop won't recognize it because it's cl11 and my system only works with cl9, but i think it's BS.
Could anyone confirm it's faulty ram?
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Or if it's easier, buy a couple of sticks of new matched RAM to replace what you have in there, making sure the new RAM is compatible with the machine of course.
And agree - use name brand RAM.
Hope this helps.
Did you test it with no other modules installed? Tried it in both slots?
I wouldn't consider Silicon Power to be "no-name"; it's a Taiwan company that's been making flash memory for 10 years.
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Sent ram back to seller and got money back, although i had to open an ebay trouble and ask for support to paypal people.
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