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Well, i went through hell yesterday trying to to some cable management, and did it somewhat successfully:

But now the bios + win & wont see my 4gb of ram. Once i saw this, i instantly opened up the pc and reseated the ram, and noticed both dimms were hot (i also dropped one by accident

Any ideas?
EDIT: It was running fine before. I forgot to mention i was fiddling around with the BIOS, and had a bad overclock too. CpuZ can see both sticks and the 4096mb, even the timings and voltages. Windows however, does not. Ideas?
Edited by Blazing angel - 1/23/11 at 12:09pm
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Try putting them in the other slots (assuming you have two sticks). One of your ram slots might be bad.
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It was running fine before. I forgot to mention i was fiddling around with the BIOS, and had a bad overclock too. CpuZ can see both sticks and the 4096mb, even the timings and voltages. Windows however, does not. Ideas?
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It was running fine before. I forgot to mention i was fiddling around with the BIOS, and had a bad overclock too. CpuZ can see both sticks and the 4096mb, even the timings and voltages. Windows however, does not. Ideas?
If you were fiddling around in there, did you happen to change Memory Remapping? or memory hole remapping, that will make windows on my rig only see 3.5 out of the 4gb i have, and cpu-z saw the whole amount as well.
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If you were fiddling around in there, did you happen to change Memory Remapping? or memory hole remapping, that will make windows on my rig only see 3.5 out of the 4gb i have, and cpu-z saw the whole amount as well.
i swear i glanced at that and it enter on it somewhere in the uncore settings.
It said remap 3.5-4gb. What should it be at?

I really hope i didn;t damage the ram when i dropped it
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i swear i glanced at that and it enter on it somewhere in the uncore settings.
It said remap 3.5-4gb. What should it be at?

I really hope i didn;t damage the ram when i dropped it
Yes you should set it to enable the remapping, then windows should see the whole amount, and no, you would not have damaged the ram by disabling this option.
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