Pc no display after re installing ram [Solved/Closed]

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Hello,

My pc didn't post at all so I tried re installing the ram. It booted just fine the 1st time after that. 2nd 3rd or 4th, did no longer work. I tried the same thing with the ram and the result was the same: One successful boot. What should I do to fix this problem?

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Hi again, thanks for replying.

Have you tried another monitor to see if you get a signal ?
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No, but like I said, it boots with no problems every time after re installing the ram but only once.
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Okay, you must now test your ram.

When you removed the ram sticks, I hope you ensured that they would no get static electricity because you might have ruined them.

First clean your ram sticks with a soft cloth. Then clean your ram slots with compressed air. (I insist, compressed air)

Try one stick at a time, see which one does not give you a display and which one gives you a display after the second time.

Good luck
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Problem solved. The problem had nothing to do with the ram. (I find it really weird that moving it around did something).
The problem was: While playing around in Intel extreme tuning utility, I had accidentally set the cache frequency higher than the core frequency. I changed that back to normal and I've now had 3 successful boots in a row. Thanks for your help anyway :)

By the way I used anti static wrist band when I touched the ram sticks.
I've been using xmp since i built the pc and this is the 1st time I've ever had any problems with it.
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Please, explain what you mean by "post".
Display something on the screen. The display only says "no signal" when I try to boot that's what I mean by not posting
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Gee, you are after all a hardware wizard.

Thank you for your feedback.

Since you are a wizard, come back any time to help others, you would be most welcome in our community.

Take care and have fun

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