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are you running a ram disk? I know that can screw things up...dont know if it can cause you to loose visibility of memory but hey with windows anything is possible
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post #22 of 26
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Jim - No, I don't know what that is.
Well after my trials and tribulations in the case (Reseating EVERYTHING, I ended up removing the V6 GT because it's such a hassle) it still doesn't work. Now the BIOS only sees 4gb but CPUz still gets 8.
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You fixed it by reseating everything?
in one case yes, in another we ended up returning the 1600 ram and getting him proper 1333 ram.

and you guys want a mind boggle. my laptop originally saw 4gb of ram. then for some reason went to 3 gb (both bios and windows) didn't think anything of it. starting having BSOD's. noticed video card which is a 1gb dedicated card was using almost 2gb of ram (1 dedicated and stealing 1 gig from my physical ram) couldn't figure it out. today out of pure whim i used nTune to drop the memory clock on the video card by half and now the bios and windows see the full 4gb. uninstalled nTune and it still see's all 4gb. try to figure that one out lol
    
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This is rather confusing... I have individually tested each slot AND stick and they all appear to work (On their own and in pairs). What now?
post #25 of 26
try proper 1333 ram rather then downclocking your current ram. thats the only other solution i can think of at the moment.
    
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Wishing I had a kit of normal 1333, I might just order this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231402
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