three issues: Either incompatible RAM or one or both of the 1 gig sticks are toast or the mobo wont't support more thatn 1 gig as mentioned above (this being unlikely unless your mobo is stone age). Provide the mobo model and system specs for your puter pleeez.....were shootin' in the dark here!! The beeping = no memory.......your mobo is flatlinning!!!
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EVGA 680i, Dual EVGA 8800GT'S (650/950), 4 gigs OCZ DDR2 1066, Intel Q9450 at 3.8 Ghz, Koolance Water Cooled, Dual Plextor16x DL DVD+/-RW. Dual WD 250gb 16mb Cache Sata 3.0. 3DMark06 score = 19,168.