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Old 08-14-2007, 11:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Can a RAM card fall out?

Not so much a problem at the moment, just something weird. I have a 1gb kit of RAM in 2x 512meg sticks. One of them stopped working a couple of days ago, I thought I should swap which slots they are in, just in case it wasn't the stick that was dead, but the slot. After swapping them they're both working fine... It didn't look like it wasn't in properly, the clips were still holding it in place, I have no idea what I did.

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As long as the clips are locked in the notches, of the RAM....then it should be securely in.



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Old 08-14-2007, 12:03 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Can a RAM card fall out?

Well there are stories of memory creep where heating and cooling over time from being on and off would cause them to slowly unseat, but i dont think its a problem these days with boards having the retaining clips.
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Nope, once you hear a click when you insert your RAM then it's tightly secured onto the motherboard.
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