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Mobo Wont Detect All Installed Ram

Last response: in Motherboards
September 10, 2012 8:07:59 PM


I currently just finished a new build, and I am having issues getting my current mobo to detect all 8g of ram. Windows is only seeing 4 and I have no idea where to start in diagnosing this issue. Iv read issues specific to the motherboard, but it could be something else.

Mobo: ASUS Rampage IV Gene LGA 2011 Intel X79 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

Ram: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (4 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL8Q-8GBRM

Where should I start?
a b V Motherboard
September 10, 2012 9:11:51 PM

Ok, we don't currently care what Windows sees, lets worry about what your motherboard sees in the bios.
a b V Motherboard
September 10, 2012 9:32:10 PM

You could start by making sure your PC is running a 64-bit version of a Windows product greater than XP Home! ;)  Windows 32-bit can only address 4GB of RAM.
September 10, 2012 9:58:53 PM


Im on Windows 7 prof 64bit


Ill let you know soon