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Using a 2x4gb ddr3 1600MHz RAM in Compaq predation CQ3540IX

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I bought 2x4 GB 1600MHz DDR3 RAM...to use on my CQ3540IX...BUT when I am starting my pc with them...it is not starting...

Even there is no way that I can find to down clock the RAM to 1333 MHz or lower

My BIOS Version is 6.07
Plz help!
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@Rohan5,

Was this memory specified to work with that unit. Here are the specs.  Look at the voltages.

 

Crucial 8GB Kit (2 x 4GB) DDR3L-1600 UDIMM CT9476509

  • DDR3 PC3-12800 • CL=11 • Unbuffered • NON-ECC • DDR3-1600 • 1.35V • 512Meg x 64 •
  • upgrade for HP - Compaq Presario CQ3540IX

 

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Exactly one of the 2 is corsair vengeance 4gb ddr3 1600mhz...& Other one is corsair values elect 4gb ddr3 1600mhz
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Exactly one of the 2 is corsair vengeance 4gb ddr3 1600mhz...& Other one is corsair values elect 4gb ddr3 1600mhz
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@Rohan5,

Modules must be the same.  Try each alone to see which works. Then get a matching module.

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Are you telling that I should run one at a time with no other ram in other slots!
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@Rohan5,

Yes.  Determine if any of those actually work with your unit.

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Is it possible that in some BIOS version...there are no DRAM settings!
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