PC wont boot with more than 2 sticks of ram

I've recently bought an additional 2 sticks of RAM ( Kingston Value RAM 24N17s8/8) to supplement my current RAM which is also 2 sticks of the same model.

When using all 4 sticks the computer won't boot. The fans simply start then after a while everything shuts down and restarts again in a loop.

ive tried using just the the following configurations. new new, old old, new old, old new, and all are able to boot. only when i try 4 will i encounter this issue.

im using a Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming3 Motherboard
4 answers Last reply Best Answer
More about wont boot sticks ram
  1. Best answer
    Try Clearing the CMOS. if it does nothing then try to update your BIOS and check if it will work.

  2. duaneong94 said:
    When using all 4 sticks the computer won't boot.

    Can you post CPU-Z screenshots (memory and spd sections), when booted with 2 ram modules at a time ?
    (boot with old ram, make screenshots;
    boot with new ram, make screenshots;
    upload screenshots to or and post links).
  3. CPU-Z?
  4. duaneong94 said:

    Yes - 1st result in google search.
Ask a new question

Read More

RAM Boot Gigabyte Memory Motherboards GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY