New hardware not working blues

Dave Smith DavidSmith at byu.net
Sat Feb 12 11:15:22 MST 2005


Gabriel Gunderson wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-02-12 at 10:37 -0700, Dave Smith wrote:
> 
>>This happened to me a while back and the RAM turned out to be 
>>incompatible with the motherboard. Hit your motherboard manufacturer's 
>>web site and make certain that the RAM you purchased is actually on 
>>their compatibility list. That was my problem, even though the 
>>components were top of the line.
>>
> Good point.  Will check it out soon.

P.S. Next time, just buy a Mac mini. That's what I plan to do. I've 
wasted enough time debugging hardware problems for one life.

P.P.S. In my experience, the power supply turned out to be fine (I 
swapped it with others, and had the same problem). It really was just 
the RAM.

--Dave



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