It had the 3 beep of death. I purchased 2, 8s of ram for a total of 16, however. It would not allow this. So ended up with 10gb. Initially I thought I had a bad top ram slot. But the 2gb took. But had to put them in one at a time to test them. I truly would not wanted to replace the logic board. So pleased it fired up
It was easy
Make sure the stickers are facing up. Test ram individually to isolate problems. Equal pressure
Inserting the pins. Always check specs to see if your model can take the ram put in.