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Windows 7 Boot issues

Hi all,
Just a quick question to see if anyone has come across the same issue as me before.
My problem is that my pc won't boot when two sticks of RAM are installed. The RAM is not faulty. I've run memtest, and came back with no errors. I can take out one stick and PC boots fine. I can even swap the ram with the other slot (only have x2) and still boots. As soon as I install two, PC hangs either on windows 7 logo or doesn't even get that far.
I've tried reseating the RAM, even CMOSing motherboard to no avail.

PC specs:
Asus A55BM-A/USB3 motherboard
X2 Kingston KVR16N11/4 GB sticks
Asus R7240 graphics
X4 870K CPU

Any help would be awesome.

Cheers

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Boot

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Did this ever work?

When you ran memtest where both sticks installed?

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Boot issue

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Yes, it used to work. I replaced my CPU to the one I mentioned.
When I ran the memtest both sticks were in.

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Ram

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So both sticks of ram worked with the old cpu.

Then you swapped the cpu and now you can only use one stick of ram.

What happens if you put the old cpu back?

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