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post #1 of 6
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ive looked this up at so many places and cant seem to find why its not accepting all the physical memory

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post #2 of 6
do you have the memory locked in place properly its weird it recognizes it but says only half that is useable
     
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yeah i did the msconfig thing 2, i can try moving them in a different slot
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post #4 of 6
maybe try that. also what revision of the 990fxa-ud3 do you have and what bios is it running
     
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coolermaster hyper-n520 coolermaster 200mm fan bitfenix spectre 200mm windows 7 home premium 64bit 
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my sony bravia 40" 1080p tv inland coolermaster extreme power plus 700 watt HAF 912 
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coolermaster hyper-n520 coolermaster 200mm fan bitfenix spectre 200mm windows 7 home premium 64bit 
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my sony bravia 40" 1080p tv inland coolermaster extreme power plus 700 watt HAF 912 
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maybe try that. also what revision of the 990fxa-ud3 do you have and what bios is it running
rev 3 and FC
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post #6 of 6
maybe try a reformat and reinstallation of windows? maybe some other people have some ideas as to why you can only use 8gb of that ram?
     
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western digital caviar blue 500gb sata 3.0gbps crucial m4 hp dvd-rw ide lite-on dvd-rw 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
coolermaster hyper-n520 coolermaster 200mm fan bitfenix spectre 200mm windows 7 home premium 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
my sony bravia 40" 1080p tv inland coolermaster extreme power plus 700 watt HAF 912 
MouseAudio
inland realtek onboard 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo g72gx-rbbx05 gtx 260m Nanya PC2-6400 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
G Skill 64 GB SSD Western Digital Scorpio Black HL-DVD-RW Windows 7 Home Premium 
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CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
core 2 quad q6600 asus p5g41t-m lx plus patriot viper samsung 500gb sata 3.0gbps 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOptical Drive
western digital caviar blue 500gb sata 3.0gbps crucial m4 hp dvd-rw ide lite-on dvd-rw 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
coolermaster hyper-n520 coolermaster 200mm fan bitfenix spectre 200mm windows 7 home premium 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
my sony bravia 40" 1080p tv inland coolermaster extreme power plus 700 watt HAF 912 
MouseAudio
inland realtek onboard 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Duo g72gx-rbbx05 gtx 260m Nanya PC2-6400 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
G Skill 64 GB SSD Western Digital Scorpio Black HL-DVD-RW Windows 7 Home Premium 
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