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1 long beep followed by 1short beep (RAM UPGRADE)

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Last response: in Components
March 24, 2014 5:40:41 AM

Hi i have a friend gave me a old HP PC last year and its fully working and i want to upgrade this old PC

PC Specs :

CPU : Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E66000 @ 3.06GHz 3.07GHz
RAM : 2GB HP memory (i dont know the how many MHz)
MOBO : its a LGA 775
I have a 2x4GB @1333MHz Corsair Value Select Memory and 2x2GB @1333MHz Corsair Value Select Memory. both of them wont work. it only give me some beep codes (1 long beep followed by 1short beep) i have many computer parts on my shop but all of them will not work :( 

I have a thread about this but i think my account was bugged :(  all of my notifications and private message were all gone :( 

Please reply ASAP
Sorry for my BAD English
Thanks!! God Bless!!!

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March 24, 2014 5:44:18 AM

and i upgraded my PC because i have a old PSU and a CASE for better airflow and a better GPU :) 

Best solution

March 24, 2014 7:25:57 AM

Simply, you have a motherboard issue.
Better is to save some money and buy a new PC with 550$. As you said you want to upgrade that old PC :

CPU: AMD Athlon X4 750K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($79.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A88X Extreme4+ ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 2GB Video Card ($215.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.00 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $527.93

Plays most of games high to ultra.