Upgraded RAM but system reboots while trying to load Windows
So far I've tried :
1. Updating the BIOS to the latest.
2. Unplugging the power cord and removing the CMOS battery and reseatting the RAM.
3. I tried installing only 1 stick at a time and rebooting the machine.
Strange thing is that my BIOS finds the installed RAM and reports it correctly 3920MB when I had only 1 stick.
Inserting both 4GB would send the machine into constant reboots...it doesn't even make an attempt to load Windows.
It's a 64 bit OS so it should have no problem identifying it. The only thing I could think of is that the speed of the RAM is 1600 but my motherboard settings shows only 1033 as the max speed which I think should just downgrade the overall speed and not prevent it from loading Windows.
If I remove both new RAMs and install the old 1x2GB stick it would work as expected.
I also tried mixing the 2GB with the 4GB stick and it went into a never ending reboot.
Motherboard : asus p7h55 m le
Previously installed RAM : Mushkin PC3-10666 9-9-9-24 1.5V
New RAM : PNY 8GB (2X4GB ) 1600MHz (PC3-12800) 1.5V
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