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so just put together my sig rig, everything went fine.. runs like a champ!!

BUT!

windows is showing i only have 4gb ram.. but cpuz says i have 6gb..

so.. just wondering why its does this??

also i think im supposed to have triple channel ram, but in cpuz it says dual channel.

tried check the bios for a setting but couldnt find anything..
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Screenshots please? and show us on of taskmanager> performance.

EDIT: i see that motherboard is triple channel too. what version of cpu-z are you using?
Edited by Rowey - 3/5/11 at 1:49am
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Originally Posted by timf808 View Post
so just put together my sig rig, everything went fine.. runs like a champ!!

BUT!

windows is showing i only have 4gb ram.. but cpuz says i have 6gb..

so.. just wondering why its does this??

also i think im supposed to have triple channel ram, but in cpuz it says dual channel.

tried check the bios for a setting but couldnt find anything..
What's your os?
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are you using 64bit windows?
 
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His sig rig says 64bit 7.
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Sorry to break to too ya, but looks like you've got a nasty stick of ram. Memtest is the way. Download from here
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His sig rig says 64bit 7.
its 6am.. lol. Maybe I should sleep.
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its 6am.. lol. Maybe I should sleep.
Maybe thats not such a bad idea

EDIT: just seen, under Physical memory in task manager. is says 3GB? thats weird. Either a bad windows install or bad ram.
Edited by Rowey - 3/5/11 at 1:57am
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Sorry to break to too ya, but looks like you've got a nasty stick of ram. Memtest is the way. Download from here
hmm i was worried it might be that... but why would cpuz say 6gb?
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