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320MB of RAM or 192MB?

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Mobo has 3 RAM slots.
I have all three filled.

None of the RAM have any stickers, so I don't know the exact size of them. CPU-Z tells me 320MB, Everest says 192/196MB, and Windows says 192MB. What is it? Way to tell exactly?

When booting up, it says "196xxxKB checked OK", so I'm thinking 196/192MB, but I honestly have no idea.

Way to check to know 100%?
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post #2 of 16
well, sounds like its 196...
try start>run DXDIAG
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well, sounds like its 196...
try start>run DXDIAG
Everything within Windows itself says 192MB (or 196MB in some places). CPU-Z is the only thing that says 320MB, but I've known CPU-Z to be the *only* thing right before.
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post #4 of 16
That's pretty odd that CPU-z isn't recognizing the correct amount. But yeah, I'd say 192MB (196 isn't a compatible amount last I checked). You're probably running:

64MB x 3
128MB x 1, 32MB x2
256MB total (128, 64, 64) with 32 shared for video?

But yeah, you're probably only running 192MB. 196 is an incompatible number.

EDIT: If it says 196xxx KB when booting, you're more than definately running 192MB. Just remember that 1MB is not the same as 1000KB, its actually 1024. So 196xxx KB is the same as 192MB because of that 1024 rule.
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post #5 of 16
CPU-Z pwns, I always go by it.

Don't suppose you coud upload a screenie showing the differing RAM amounts?
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CPU-Z pwns, I always go by it.

Don't suppose you coud upload a screenie showing the differing RAM amounts?
Screenie showing....?

CPU-Z just says 320MB and shows timings on the memory tab, and on the SPD tab it says "Slot 1 - 128MB" + info about it, says "Slot 2 is Empty" (it's not, but it's a known error on this board), and the second slot says "Slot 3 - 128MB".



So I'm guessing it thinks it's 128MB + 64MB + 128MB...
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post #7 of 16
How olds the rig? The older it is the less likely it is to have 320mb.
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post #8 of 16
Here is what your board supports:
http://www.crucial.com/store/listpar...l=GA%2D7ZX

By the way, when is your orther rig going to be up and running again?
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post #9 of 16
Does it list the memory size in BIOS?
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post #10 of 16
You've probly got 3 sticks of 64mb sdram.
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