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6GB RAM Installed, Bios and Windows only sees 4
Apr 10, 2010, 4:23 AM
Just built my first computer and am having some issue getting the system to recognize the full amount of RAM.
Here's what I got:
Asus P6X58D Motherboard
Corsair XMS3 (3x2GB)
Intel Core i7-930
Windows 7 64-bit
I'm sure this is a triple-channel motherboard, and I have the RAM installed in the slots specified by the manual, so I'm not sure if maybe there is a bad stick of RAM or a bad slot? Any ideas?
Apr 18, 2010
installed bios windows sees
Apr 11, 2010, 2:17 AM
enter your bios and look for this option
Apr 11, 2010, 2:18 AM
I'm supposing you can only see 3.99GB? See if this works:
Start -> msconfig in search bar -> Boot Tab -> Advanced Options -> Check maximum memory box - > type in 6144 - > Apply -> Apply -> OK.
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Apr 18, 2010, 4:39 AM
Sorry to waste your time guys but the answer was actually much simpler. I was just messing around with the sticks and forgot to push one back in completely. I appreciate the responses though.
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