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HP Compaq 8200 Elite Small Form Factor SFF won't boot with 16gb ram + Graphics card and i7-2600

HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF
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Hello, so I bought an HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF with 4gb of ram, 250gb hdd, and an i7-2600. So I am trying to install 16 GB of Ram, upgrade the GPU to a GT 710 and have 2 hdd. So it works with the base specs. When I add JUST the video card, it works fine, but when I put in 16gb of ram, the computer starts up but won't show a picture, then about a minute later, the fan from the power supply sounds like a Jet taking off an aircraft carrier... If I use 8gb of ram with the Graphics card it works, but when I put in 16 it won't work. ( I also had to unplug the second HDD and DVD drive for the 8gb to work with gpu. 

I see online all the time with people putting much more ram and stronger graphics cards in it and they work fine. So is my PSU not supplying all the power it should? Is it the motherboard not distributing power correctly?


please don't tell me to use a calculator. I have many times and it should be fine! I'm only using like 160w-180w total and it has a 240w? 

and please don't tell me to get a different PC, this is what I have and it's what i'm going to use... 

Luckily a motherboard and PSU are DIRT CHEAP. 

 

Any help would be great! 

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Hi,

 

Not all ram is created equal. If you search around some you'll find that some ram will not work with certain graphics cards and some ram have a huge power draw.  It's best to use the ram (dimms) that HP has for your PC.

 

Did you check for a BIOS update?

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But it won’t turn on with 16gb of ram and NO graphics card. Can’t even use on board graphics with 16gb of ram. would that be a psu issue or motherboard or something else?
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Nope!  You have the wrong ideas.

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It doesn’t make sense. The specs of it say the max ram is 16. I can’t even do that? All sticks of ram are hynix 10600u. 4gb each. And that’s with the dvd drive unplugged, no graphics cards, and one sata. I’m using Ethernet and just a keyboard and mouse. No speakers just on board ones. It’s something with the power obviously because the psu cranks up super high. Each ram stick works individually. And now I just tried, 8gb won’t work now... this doesn’t make sense, I’m sorry but it’s not just a RAM issue. I work on computers as a job. If this happened I would first replace the psu. But this is different because I can only get the same exact psu online.
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