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PC keeps rebooting after installing a new RAM!

by Max13371337 / December 31, 2015 6:45 AM PST

Hello everyone,
so i bought some stuff to build a new computer (CPU,GPU,PSU,RAM,MOBO) anyways i assembled everything and when i tried to turn it on it keeps rebooting every 10-15 seconds and the screen, keyboard and mouse doesn't work. i found out what was the problem, it was the new RAM (4gb 2400 ddr3), i switched to my old ram (2gb) and it worked perfectly i'm using it right now.
so what should i do to get this fixed and use my new ram?
p.s. i tried switching places, using them both, re-installing windows, it just doesn't work.
PSU : 350w
GPU : Gigabyte Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 oc 2gb.
CPU : i3 second generation.
Mobo : Intel H61H2-M4 LGA 1155 Socket.
- Kind Regards.

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Re: what to do
by Kees_B Forum moderator / December 31, 2015 6:52 AM PST

That seems simple: install RAM that is compatible with the motherboard. As you tell the story, the RAM that you use now either isn't compatible or broken.
By the way, most motherboard work faster with 2 * 2 GB than with 1 * 4 GB. Be sure those 2 sticks are the same model from the manufacturer.


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by Bob__B / December 31, 2015 7:48 AM PST

That mobo supports 1600 ram not 2400 ram.
Go here.
Run the scanner.
It will list all the ram that fits your machine.
If you want 4GB scan the list for a 2X2GB kit.

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