Closed 8GB installed 7.46 available HELP Tags: Memory Cooler Master Last response: August 20, 2012 11:19 PM in Memory Share tomjgum1 August 20, 2012 1:47:05 PM I built a new system and transferred alot of my old parts (VGA, WiFi card, HDD & PSU) what i bought: Coolermaster elite 430 midtower LGA1155 Intel Core I5 2400 @3.10GHz OC to 3.6GHZ Coolermaster hyper 212 evo CPU cooler ASRock Z77 extreme 4 SLI Crosiar vengeance 8GB DDR3 2 x 4GB Ive installed 8GB and windows 7 says 7.46 available..........WTF Thanks geniuses of Tom's Hardware BTW i have 64 bit OS More about : 8gb installed Best solution jaquith a c 344 } Memory August 20, 2012 1:52:30 PM The 'missing' memory is most likely going to the iGPU Shared memory so in the BIOS use the lowest value; Example Share Memory -> 32MB then Save & Exit = Yes. tomjgum1 August 20, 2012 2:03:12 PM Best answer selected by tomjgum1. Related resources 8gb installed available 4gb - Forum New 3tb HDD shows 746 gb - Forum Wd green showing up as 746 Gb vise 3Tb - Forum Seagate 3TB hard drive only showing 746 gb - Forum Seagate barracuda 3TB as 746 GB? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer tomjgum1 August 20, 2012 2:03:19 PM im a dumbass never thought of that i set the max memory to 512mb cuz my IGPU and my Deseret GPU share performance makes old cards run like the GTX seriers JK but basicaly make them better jaquith a c 344 } Memory August 20, 2012 2:07:06 PM Use whatever works the 'best' for your situation and at least ya' know where she went. Good Luck & Enjoy! nikorr a c 146 } Memory August 20, 2012 11:19:36 PM This topic has been closed by Nikorr Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum3TB Seagate showing olny 746 GB???? Forum3TB Drive Showing as only 746 .4GB ForumMemory 8GB installed bios sees 4GB Forum8gb installed memory, 3.95gb available Forum4gb of 8gb installed ram going to hardware reserved ForumOnly 3 5gb ram available with 8gb installed , using win7 64bit, it show 4.5gb res Forum[Solved] 8GB Installed , 4GB usable on Windows 7 64 bit Forum8GB of Memory Installed , Computer only Recognizes 4GB. ForumComputer only showing 6gb of 8gb Memory Installed ForumWhen we finally can’t attained athletic subject, ForumNeed help choosing RAM. Using the ASUS P7P55D-E LX with the i5 750 Forum[Solved] Asus Sabertooth Z77 Help with cooler and ram ForumHelp! Computer that has frequent random errors (BSOD) ForumNeed help finding my motherboard's power switch Forum[Solved] 1 or 2 sticks of ram 8GB More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !