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System: 24GB ram (16GB usable)

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  • Asus
  • Patriot
  • RAM
  • Memory
  • Motherboards
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November 4, 2011 7:59:28 AM

Hello,
I upgrade my memory from 6 to 24GB with Patriot 2 sets of 3 4GB sticks 1600MHz. To my asus P6TD deluxe. Computer only reads 24 but only 16 usable...??

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November 4, 2011 9:34:25 AM

Which is your operating system? Does your motherboard support beyond 16GB?
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November 4, 2011 10:04:02 AM

Chirag Borawake said:
Which is your operating system? Does your motherboard support beyond 16GB?

Try reseating your ram,of course this is just a diagnostic suggestion to see if it will correct your problem.
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November 4, 2011 10:22:33 AM

Maybe you using Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bits, don't you?

This OS is limited in 16GB usable memory.
Here's a list of limitations for 64 bits Windows 7:

Home Basic: 8GB
Home Premium: 16GB
Professional: 192GB
Enterprise: 192GB
Ultimate: 192GB

EDIT:
(Got info from Microsoft in this website: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop...)
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