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X58A-UD3R Rev2 to memory problems

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May 19, 2011 12:41:08 AM

Hello,
2 problems (1) system restarts iteslf 3 times during boot up process when "Detecting DRAM Size..." (shuts off, restarts, shuts off, shuts off, restarts "" then loads windows and (2) have 12 GB of memory (6 gskill 2gb sticks) Win7 64bit only showing 4 GB usable. Tried everything.... made changes in bios, tested memory, all sorts of ISHHH... any pro's here who know how to correct this? need simple straight-forward advice.
October 5, 2011 7:10:54 PM

MaRio_73 said:
Hello,
2 problems (1) system restarts iteslf 3 times during boot up process when "Detecting DRAM Size..." (shuts off, restarts, shuts off, shuts off, restarts "" then loads windows and (2) have 12 GB of memory (6 gskill 2gb sticks) Win7 64bit only showing 4 GB usable. Tried everything.... made changes in bios, tested memory, all sorts of ISHHH... any pro's here who know how to correct this? need simple straight-forward advice.


Hi MaRio,
Did you solve this problem? I have the same problem (but only 6gb trippel channel) and only 4 is showing as well.

other hardware:
core i7 960
Radeon HD4890
6gb Corsair dominator 1600
C300 ssd
H50 cooling

Please help me if you found a solution.

Email: mmt(at)grc.dk
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October 5, 2011 7:31:08 PM

Are you 100% positive that you installed a 64-bit OS?
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October 6, 2011 6:13:14 AM

brandonnys said:
Are you 100% positive that you installed a 64-bit OS?


Hi brandonnys,
I am 100% positive of that.. :) 

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December 14, 2011 2:56:18 PM

Hi Michael & MaRio,

Did either of you solve this problem? I'm having the same exact problem - Detecting DRAM Size..." (shuts off, restarts, shuts off, shuts off, restarts "" then loads windows. Windows says 8gb (4gb usable memory). I've tried removing and resetting all 4 dimms as well as the CPU that didn't work.

Anyone know what this might be or how to fix it?
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December 15, 2011 5:56:28 AM

geakerson said:
Hi Michael & MaRio,

Did either of you solve this problem? I'm having the same exact problem - Detecting DRAM Size..." (shuts off, restarts, shuts off, shuts off, restarts "" then loads windows. Windows says 8gb (4gb usable memory). I've tried removing and resetting all 4 dimms as well as the CPU that didn't work.

Anyone know what this might be or how to fix it?


Hi geakerson,
I found that the source to my problem was bent pins on the cpu. I carefully raised them with a small screwdriver and PUFF problem solved.

Hope this can fix your problem as well

/Michael
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