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Win 7 not recognizing all RAM


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#1 titansfan83

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Posted 07 December 2011 - 09:36 PM

I am running Win 7 on a Intel Core I7 920 processor. My motherboard is a Gigabyte EX58-UD3R FE motherboard. My RAM is (4) G Skill F3-16000CL9-2GBRH 2G sticks of DDR3 RAM. It says the type is PC3-10700H. When I check my system settings in windows, it says I have 8 GB installed but only 6 GB usuable. Is there any way to make it so that all of it is usable? Thank you in advance for any help.

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#2 Lefty3120

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Posted 07 December 2011 - 10:01 PM

Greetings,

I've done a bit of research on this, it looks like the only way to enable 8Gb is to update the bios. That motherboard is now a discontinued item. Which means you might consider purchasing a newer model with more options.

You can find more information here.. http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3265#bios




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