Why my RAM is not recognized....

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Why my RAM is not recognized....

Post by Pranit6 » Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:17 am

Hello everyone,,
Trying to help a senior citizen with his PC dell optiplex 320 (running win 7 pro, so no OS support or specific drivers from dell website) slow af with 2x 512MB DDR2 sticks. (literally takes 5 minutes to load a webpage in chrome) updated bought Crucial 4GB Kit (2 x 2GB) DDR2-667 UDIMM (CT2KIT25664AA667 .)

for some reason, i can't get BOTH 2GB sticks to work at the same time. best i can get is 2.5GB and it now only takes 15-20 seconds to load the average webpage on chrome.

tried various combinations of which sticks are in which slots. (also tried empty slots)

what am i NOT doing right? what am i forgetting? what can i do to fix this problem?

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