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BIOS shows 4gig

WIndows 7 64bit shows, 8gig (3.99gig usable)

CPU-Z shows 8gig, dual channel

When I put it in single channel mode I can see all 8gig.. RAM is good. 2 x 4 gig, 1600 XMP, running at 1333

Core i7-860, mobo GA-P55-UD4P

Whats the issue? Bad memory controller?
    
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Go to msconfig.



Make sure that is unchecked.
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it is... so so, wacky.
    
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it is... so so, wacky.

Ok, try checking it, then set it 8192. Click OK, then restart.
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lol, did that too... I'm thinking the memory controller has crapped out..
    
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BIOS is only showing 4gig, what is wacky is that Windows is showing 8gig..
    
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BIOS up to date? using a beta bios?

edit - if not, I know my mobo acted for dual and single channel funny due to a bent pin in the cpu socket.
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post #8 of 12
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Hmm... I will check that now... CPU bent pin... Interesting.. Would have never have thought to look at that, but is logical. I'm running Memtest86, but it only shows 4gig, so I'll stop that and check the socket pins...

Will report back soon..
    
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post #9 of 12
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All pins look perfect. I'm pretty picky when it comes to CPU installations, none the less, was a great idea! Still shows 4gig. Single channel works fine. This is the board that was supposedly replaced when I blew it out during my 655K overclock to 5.848Ghz using dry ice. This was the reason why I sent it back, but it clearly shows they did not fix it. I just decided to use it now after all these years.

If I put only one stick in slot 1, it does not boot. I've tried a 4gig stick and a 2gig stick. nothing..

Truly not a big deal. Single channel see's all the RAM.

If anyone knows someone selling a 1156 board, let me know. I'll junk this thing. wink.gif

Thanks for all your help!
    
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RAM sticks correctly sitting?

Or:
http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/978610
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