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September 21, 2012 7:12:05 AM

hi peeps iv just bought a matched pair a sticks for my rig (2x4gb) to add to the (2x4gb) i already have takin me to 16gb, the sticks are exact make and specs as what i already use, but they are low profile sticks i put them in my board reconises them knows they are they but wont use them, the system says 16Gb but usuable is only 7.95Gb? any help will be appreciated

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September 21, 2012 7:59:26 AM

What model motherboard. It might be a valid design limitation of the board.
September 21, 2012 8:23:05 AM

is it possible the low profile has a different voltage?
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September 21, 2012 10:08:39 AM

it is because of the integrated graphics i think,if you have graphics card then turn off itegrated graphics on bios.if you dont have graphics card,then reduce the size of the memory allocation
September 21, 2012 12:00:11 PM

ok sry the mobo is asus m5a97 pro
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