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8GB installed 7.46 available HELP

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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

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a c 347 } 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.
August 20, 2012 2:03:12 PM

Best answer selected by tomjgum1.
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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
a c 347 } 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! :sol: 
a c 146 } Memory
August 20, 2012 11:19:36 PM

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