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Hi all

I installed 24GB 6 x4 MHz to replace 6 x2 MHz and only seeing 8 what have I done wrong.


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http://i4memory.com/ramdetect
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The first thing to do is to make sure that all of the DIMMs have been completely seated.
    
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The Motherboard is triple channel..
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Originally Posted by joshd View Post

The Motherboard is triple channel..

This is a known issue with memory and/or CPU seating. Be sure your RAM is properly seated and be sure your CPU is properly seated.
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This is the Linux forum, bro. I came here expecting to try and help with Linux not recognizing memory, but if you are running Windows, you would be better off asking in the Windows forum or in a general hardware forum (it seems you probably don't have the RAM seated as others have said).
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This is the Linux forum, bro. I came here expecting to try and help with Linux not recognizing memory, but if you are running Windows, you would be better off asking in the Windows forum or in a general hardware forum (it seems you probably don't have the RAM seated as others have said).

I was waiting for someone else to notice that just to make sure I wasn't seeing things.
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I was waiting for someone else to notice that just to make sure I wasn't seeing things.

I was thinking the same thing, but if we can have threads about kids complaining about their step dad's, we can have post that doesn't concern linux all the time.

 

OP, i would suggest that it is improper seating of the ram, or your board requires a bios update, when i went from 4 GB (2x2GB)  to 16 (4x4GB), i had to do a bios clear and update.

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I was thinking the same thing, but if we can have threads about kids complaining about their step dad's, we can have post that doesn't concern linux all the time.

LOL
Thanks I needed a laugh today
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I suggest the OP needs to upgrade to Debian...
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