why do motherboards say 32gb max when all you can put in is 16gb max Tags: Memory Support Intel i7 CPUs Motherboards Last response: June 3, 2011 3:23 AM in Memory Share Palnito June 3, 2011 2:53:02 AM P67 and Z68 motherboards for i7 cpu's all claim to support up to 32gb. They also say max 4gb per DIMM (4x4) is 16gb. What am I not understanding? More about : motherboards 32gb max put 16gb max Leaps-from-Shadows a b } Memory a b à CPUs a c 107 V Motherboard June 3, 2011 3:23:12 AM 4GB DIMMs are still the largest common size of RAM for desktop computers. 8GB DIMMs will eventually be more common, but it will take a while. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum3770k memory 16gb , 32gb ? g.skill? ForumMax Performance Gaming PC ForumWill this PC MAX most game's out there? ForumNew build -- Estimated 2,000 USD max Forum32GB Corsair RAM problems :( ForumSBE Max Memory & Performance ForumPhoto Editing / HTPC i7-2600 SSD+2xHDD max RAM ForumMax memory in Lenovo H420 i3-2100 Forummaxing out with 32gb ddr non ecc P8B WS ForumEver need 16GB of ram? ForumUpgrade Question New HP - Going from 8gb to 32gb Forum32gb 1866mhz ram vs 16gb 2800mhz ram ForumAsus P755D-E Mobo and 16GB XMP 1333Mhz Ram not working correctly... why Forum$2000- Max Digital Artist PC (Paint Tool SAI, Photoshop) ForumPage File with 32GB Ram Forum32GB recognized.... 11 usable????? ForumIntel i5 3550p & AS Rock Z77 PRO 3 Forum[Solved] Are you supposed to use certain slots when installing memory? ForumComputer won't boot up when it's too hot out ForumAvailibility of LGA1567 Motherboards More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !