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post #11 of 15
Post screenshots of CPUz tabs so we can see what is going on? Sandra or Everest reports would also help a lot.
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post #12 of 15
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I have my computer off at the moment but my bios shows 2944 memory under system information. And windows says 2.87gb at the startup screen or "welcome screen". I think it is my motherboard. CPUZ says i have 4 gigs of memory...i dont get it lol
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post #13 of 15
Wow really weird.

So under system information it says 64 bit operating system right? Sorry to ask again but you never know

Update your BIOS to the latest one and see if that solves the problem.

However if your BIOS isn't recognising it i highy doubt your PC is utilising it regardless of what CPU-Z says.

Have you checked each stick on their own to make sure one isn't faulty?
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post #14 of 15
i looked up your board and its suppose to support 8gigs maybe you got some bad ram have you tested each stick alone ?
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post #15 of 15
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ok i figured it out. 1. they said anytime you add 4+ gigs you need to flash bios. And two, that dumb feature called memory remapping needs to be enabled to read all 4 slots.
Another question
Is it ok to overclock 4 gigs?
i have 4 gigs of the gskill hz and at my current cpu oc i can either be at ddr778 or 973...i prefer 973 but i dont want to damage the memory
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