Installing a DIMM Asus prime Asus M3A78-EH

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Chapter 1: Product introduction

1.7.3 

Installing a DIMM

1.  Unlock a DIMM socket by pressing 

the retaining clips outward.

2.  Align a DIMM on the socket such 

that the notch on the DIMM matches 

the break on the socket.

3.  Firmly insert the DIMM into the 

socket until the retaining clips snap 

back in place and the DIMM is 

properly seated.

Make sure to unplug the power supply before adding or removing DIMMs or 

other system components. Failure to do so may cause severe damage to both 

the motherboard and the components.

1.7.4 

Removing a DIMM

To remove a DIMM:
1.  Simultaneously press the retaining 

clips outward to unlock the DIMM.

2.  Remove the DIMM from the socket.

Support the DIMM lightly with your fingers when pressing the retaining clips. 

The DIMM might get damaged when it flips out with extra force.

•  A DDR2 DIMM is  keyed with a notch so that it fits in only one  

 

 

direction. DO NOT force a DIMM into a socket to avoid damaging the    

 

DIMM. 

•  The DDR2 DIMM sockets do not support DDR DIMMs. Do not install    

 

DDR DIMMs to the DDR2 DIMM sockets.

Unlocked retaining clip

DDR2 DIMM notch

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DDR2 DIMM notch

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