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HP Compaq Pro 6300 SFF
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I have the HP Compaq 6300 SFF (Windows 10 64-bit) with two memory sticks of 4GB each (1600). Try to upgrade to 16GB putting 1 stick of 8GB (1600), and the computer gives 5 beeps.  This MB does not accept this combination of sticks?

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Paul_Tikkanen
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Hi:

 

The 8300 Elite SFF model will support 4 x 8 GB of memory.

 

You probably installed an incompatible chip.

 

I would get one from Crucial memory.  They guarantee compatibility.

 

https://www.crucial.com/compatible-upgrade-for/hp---compaq/hp-compaq-elite-8300-small-form-factor

 

Change the country flag to the EU at the top right side of the page and get the first memory chip part number listed.

 

With your current configuration, the 4 GB chips should be in slots 1 & 3 and you can put the 8 GB chip in slot 2.

 

4 GB + 8 GB + 4 GB + 0 GB

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Paul_Tikkanen
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Hi:

 

The 8300 Elite SFF model will support 4 x 8 GB of memory.

 

You probably installed an incompatible chip.

 

I would get one from Crucial memory.  They guarantee compatibility.

 

https://www.crucial.com/compatible-upgrade-for/hp---compaq/hp-compaq-elite-8300-small-form-factor

 

Change the country flag to the EU at the top right side of the page and get the first memory chip part number listed.

 

With your current configuration, the 4 GB chips should be in slots 1 & 3 and you can put the 8 GB chip in slot 2.

 

4 GB + 8 GB + 4 GB + 0 GB

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Thank you very much Paul_Tikkanen, the solution was 4+8+4+0!

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You're very welcome.

 

You need to have the same capacity of memory in slots 1 & 3 and 2 & 4.

 

In other words, if you decide to buy another 8 GB chip, it goes in slot 4 that is empty.

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Thank you again!!!

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Anytime.

 

Glad to have been of assistance.

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