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Old 10-18-2004, 07:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default RAM problems

I just bought 2, 1 gb chips of ddr ram. After I installed them my computer is registering as having 1 gb of ram total. I have a shuttle ak32v motherboard and I looked it up it supports up to 2 gb's of ram so i know thats not the issue. I also flashed my bios (<advice from a friend) But it still says I have 1gb of ram. Well I'm pretty much going nutz here. and help would be great.


Shuttle ak32v motherboard
AMD 2400+ clocked at 1800+
gb of ddr ram. manufactured by RAMES
ATI 9800 pro 128mb
20 GB maxtor HD

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Old 10-18-2004, 08:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Are you sure you were given 1GB for each RAM? There are numoerous cases where the company selling you the RAM could've made a mistake by sending you 2 512 DIMM

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Old 10-18-2004, 08:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I'm sure model #dd1024333nbaa210301004 plus the package said 1 gb <;0)
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Old 10-18-2004, 11:18 PM   #4 (permalink)
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It is also possible that one RAM stick could be damaged, or unoperational.
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Old 10-24-2004, 08:02 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Default Read the Package again.

Read the package again. It probably says dual-channeling RAM. In that case, it would be expected to get two 512 ram sticks per package. If the package says 1024 x2, then you got ripped. Either way- bring it back to the store, or any store to see if they can help you, or if you didn't read English properly. Good luck.
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