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Memory beep error, possible compatibility issue?

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January 31, 2011 10:00:15 PM

I'm building a system with a supermicro X8SI6-F-O Motherboard and 6x4GBs of Kingston Registered DDR3 1066MHz x8. It seems that no matter what the configuration is, I get the same beep error saying that no memory is present. I have a feeling this is a compatibility issue, here are links to the specific parts I'm using.

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January 31, 2011 10:37:47 PM

Welcome, Newcomer. You're right that the Kingston RAM you have isn't on the "Tested" list. This could be the problem, especially since you've stated that "no matter what the configuration is" you get the "no memory" beeps. There are several options you have at your disposal:

1. Test your RAM in a different mobo to determine if this kit is bad; or
2. Test a different set of RAM in your Supermicro mobo; or
3. Contact Supermicro and ask if the RAM you have is compatible; or
4. Return your current RAM and then buy RAM from the list posted here .

By the way, when using the "
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