Windows only detects 1gb CPU-Z validator detects 2bg. Tags: Elitegroup BIOS RAM CPUs Motherboards Last response: December 16, 2009 12:30 AM in Motherboards Share tbui88 December 9, 2009 4:34:03 AM In system properties, windows recognizes 1gb of ram. I currently have 2 gb installed with the latest bios on the pt800ce-a http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Products/ProductsDetai... I run the CPU validator and it recognizes my 2 sticks of ram. http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=872766 More about : windows detects 1gb cpu validator detects 2bg rockyjohn a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard December 9, 2009 3:05:09 PM Very curious. What does Task Manager show for total and available memory? - See the Performance tab - middle right. You might also run the free full system scan at PCPitStop and see what it reports. http://www.pcpitstop.com/ m 0 l tbui88 December 15, 2009 11:04:54 PM I'm thinking it might be a motherboard issue.. the system properties is saying theres only 1 gig in there. but in the pre windows boot screen where it shows irq assignments shows ram in the 2 banks m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rockyjohn a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard December 16, 2009 12:30:57 AM What did Task Manager and PCPitStop say? Is this the memory you have been running and you just noticed the issue or did you make a recent change? If so, what? What RAM do you have? Is it a matched pair? On mobo validated list? Have you tried moving the RAM around to see what it reports? Try each stick in each slot and see if it reports the sticks in each slot. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Windows detects only 512mb in connect3d hd4870 1gb :( Forum SolvedFoxconn P4M800P7MA-RS2 only detects 512mb of RAM with 1GB DDR2 installed Forum I put 2gb ddr3 to ddr2 slot and it detects only 1gb of ram Forum SolvedWindows7 64bit 6GB RAM installed, computer only detects 4GB Forum SolvedAMD Motherboard Only Runs RAM In Single-Channel & Windows Only Detects 4GB Forum Need Help! 2x4gb installed but windows only detects 4gb. Forum Windows 7 only detects 1 of 2 HDDs Forum Windows 7 detects HDTV only if it's turned on during startup Forum My windows 7 64 only detects 4gb ddr3 ram i have 8gb ddr3 ram installed Forum Windows XP X64 RAM Problem only detects 3 GB Forum windows only detects 130gbs on initial install?? out of 200? Forum BIOS and CPUZ ONLY DETECT 8GB RAM Forum Solved4GB of RAM, only 3GB detected (1.75 usable) 64 BIT WINDOWS Forum SolvedWhy my windows does not detect 8gb ram its only detect 4gb ram? Forum SolvedBios only detecting half of available ram of new windows 8.1 install Forum 10GB ram only detected as 4GB in Windows Forum Bios and windows only detect 7gb ram out of 8gb. Forum Windows 7 Installation, 2 hdd, only 1 detected Forum 8gb Ram Installed, and detected by windows, but only ~4 (3.93) usable Forum Windows 7 64 bit only detecting 4gb of 8gb RAM installed Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !