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VMware ESXi 5.0 not recognizing new ram

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I decided to virualize all of my home server needs about a month back and originally went with 4gb of ram, but quickly learned that wasnt enough...

orig config: 2x2gb mushkin ddr3 1333
new config: 2x4gb patriot ddr3 1600 (underclocked to 1333)

the bios (er..UEFI) picks up the new ram just fine but ESXi 5 says its still 4gb

any ideas?
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btw the motherboard is an ASRock E350M1

you can find it here:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157228
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really sounds like a 32 bit os..... https://www.google.com/search?q=only+sees+4gb+of+ram

btw i think you'll soon find that even 8 is not enough. not much room to grow at least. $150 for 6x4GB = dirt cheap now. soon 8gb dimms will drop in price thumb.gif
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stupid me just had to reset the ram a 3rd time.

vmware esxi 5.0 (the host) is not available in 32 bit.

patriot ram has always been a bit flaky for me...
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