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Windows 7: Ram won't work with board please help!

23 Jul 2010   #21

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit

Also, the other stick won't work either because it only supports 1gig per slot.

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23 Jul 2010   #22

Windows 7

that is my stupidity for you....I could've swore this was the one made by intel that's why I picked it up. I did put 2X1gb sticks of pc-6400 in it and it still wouldn't boot. Or with one of the kingston sticks and one pc-6400 stick.
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23 Jul 2010   #23

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit

I'm officially never buying an acer. Since my first post an hour ago I've been looking for the spec sheet on their website and only just now found it.

Acer Support - Aspire M5600 Series Specifications
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23 Jul 2010   #24

Windows 7 Ultimate X64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Petey7 View Post
Oh, heres another good answer. It only supports 2gb of ram at the most. Leave the bios alone. I think we got an answer.
2GB? I saw 4gb max either both of us are tired, or we're getting 2 different mobos here..

Nevermind i saw the spec sheet - yup 2GB max. case closed.
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23 Jul 2010   #25

Windows 7

well this sucks I have all of this memory and now a desktop that will be incapable of playing starcraft 2.
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23 Jul 2010   #26

Windows 7 Ultimate (64)

Grim has it right!

For future reference here's your spec.

Aspire M5600 Specifications
Aspire M5600
Aspire M5600 Series
Intel Core 2 Duo, up to 3.8GHz, 533/800/1066MHz system bus or
Intel Pentium D, up to 3.6GHz, 533/800MHz system bus or
Intel Pentium 4, up to 3.8GHz, 533/800MHz system bus or
Intel Celeron, up to 3.2GHz, 400/533MHz system bus
depending on CPU
Up to 2 GB of DDR2 533/667 MHz SDRAM
(dual-channel support on two DIMMs)
flash BIOS
Supported Protocols
PCIX 1.0, PCI 2.2, APM 1.2, VESA/DPMS (VBE/PM V1.1), SMBIOS 2.3,
E-IDE 1.1, ACPI 1.0b, ESCD 1.03, PnP 1.0a, Bootable CD-ROM 1.0,
USB 1.1~USB 2.0, UHCI 1.0, ANSI ATA 3.0, ATAPI, FCC, ETL and NOM certifications v 1.10
System Chipset
Intel 946GZ + ICH7
I/O Controller Hub
ITE 8718
Expansion Slots
1 PCI Express x16 slot
1 PCI Express x1 slot
2 PCI v2.3 slots
Integrated RealTek ALC888 high-definition audio with 7.1-channel audio support, S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) support
Optional on selected models
Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3000 with Dynamic Video Memory Technology (DVMT) 3.0
PCI Express x16 card supported
CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD/CD-RW Combo, DVD Dual, or DVD Supermulti (varies by model)
Up to 400GB Hard Disk Drive SATA (varies by model)
9 in 1 Card Reader (selected models)
56K ITU V.92, Wake-on-Ring ready (selected models)
Integrated RealTek Gigabit (RJ-45 LAN connector)
Rear: 1 PS2 Keyboard port, 1 PS2 Mouse port, 1 Serial port, 1 Parallel port, 4 USB 2.0 ports, 1 VGA port, 1 IEEE1394 port, 1 UAJ (Universal Audio Jack), and Audio line in, line out, headphone out, Microphone in
Front: 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 headphone jack, and 1 Microphone jack
Operating: +5oC ~+35oC
Non-operating: -10oC ~ +60oC
Relative Humidity:
Operating: 15% 80% RH Non-condensing
Non-Operating Storage: 10% 90% RH, Non-condensing at 40 C
Maximum Vibration:
Operating: 5 ~ 16.2Hz: 0.38mm (peak to peak) 16.2 ~ 250Hz; 0.2G
Non-Operating Storage: 5 ~ 27.1Hz: 0.6G 27.1 ~ 50Hz; 0.4mm (peak to peak) 50 ~ 500Hz: 2G
Desktop, 7.2″ (183mm) W x 17.5″ (445mm) L x 14.5″ (370mm) H
Power Supply
Industry Standard 250 or 300 Watt
(varies by model)
Operating System
Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2
Windows XP Home Edition with Service Pack 2
Windows Vista Business
Windows Vista Home Basic
(varies by model
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23 Jul 2010   #27

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit

Buy a new mobo is all I can suggest. If you live in the USA is the cheapest place to go for computer parts.
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23 Jul 2010   #28

Windows 7 Ultimate X64

Thanx win7clutz
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23 Jul 2010   #29

Windows 7 intel makes one that is awesome and acer makes one that is uber cheap? The boards chipset is intel? What a terrible motherboard to support a core 2 duo and not over 2gb of memory.
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23 Jul 2010   #30

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit

Up to 2 GB of DDR2 533/667 MHz SDRAM
(dual-channel support on two DIMMs)
I took this to mean a max of 2gigs altogether.
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