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something ain't right... Make sure your BIOS is update to date. Btw in case you didn't realize, the serial number in the first pics reads DOA. and its bugging me so to speak. http://wkpadv.com/windows-10/computer-crashes-without-bsod.html

had blue screen 2-3 times now cause to much memory was used. That isn't entirely true, if the IMC doesn't pass POST it will limit the RAM and still boot the machine. yuniyhimik said: ↑ Resetting bios is with the blue cap switch, right? I've seen it plenty of times going all the way back to P55 on the desktop side.

Computer Only Recognizes Half Ram

Your Friend Parkoursvertex Tuesday, December 22, 2009 10:59 PM Reply | Quote Answers 0 Sign in to vote Hello customer, First of all, upgrade BIOS to the latest version and when i bought it it had 4gb installed, but i could only use 1.99, so i installed 2GB more from my old computer(which had DDR3 ram as well) but now it If not, I would try to force the JEDEC clocks. Both ram speed and dual channel have been shown to make little difference to real world usage speeds.

  1. Aug 28, 2015 at 1:07 PM #9 yuniyhimik New Member Joined: Aug 27, 2015 Messages: 13 (0.03/day) Thanks Received: 1 OneMoar said: ↑ 32GB is asking a lot from the IMC
  2. And having free RAM is temporary, when you have a leak that large, you're only doubling the time. –Ben Voigt Apr 6 '14 at 17:41 add a comment| up vote 2
  3. It very well may be that the IMC just can't handle 4x8GB.
  4. It's not healthy for the SSD to be near full anyway due to how TRIM works, and I'm pretty sure you can move the page file to another location (like an
  5. Sep 4, 2015 at 1:19 PM #20 yuniyhimik New Member Joined: Aug 27, 2015 Messages: 13 (0.03/day) Thanks Received: 1 Pill Monster said: ↑ Are the serial numbers the same?
  6. If you do then it's time to buy more RAM or close some apps, you choose.
  7. Regarding page files size, I'll quote someone (Mark Russinovich) who actually knows what they are talking about: How Big Should I Make the Paging File?

You never, ever want to hit that page file during normal system usage. share|improve this answer edited Apr 11 '14 at 7:10 answered Apr 6 '14 at 15:28 Maxx Daymon 1,301612 There is no way to gracefully handle such a situation. Even if you had 64GiB physical RAM installed, if Firefox exceeds usage, it will exhaust its memory limit. Only Half Of My Ram Is Usable I suggest using the "edit" button in the future to add on to a post if no one has replied yet.

anyone know what causes this and knows how i can fix it? Bios Not Detecting Ram Running at 1066 may just be the only option to use all 32GB. 95Viper, Aquinus, qubit and 1 other person say thanks. So we concluded it had to be the board, since the ram worked fine in a 16GB configuration. http://www.makeuseof.com/answers/why-does-my-computer-only-show-half-the-ram-i-installed/ To correct the problem, do this: Go to Control Panel / System and Security / System / Advanced System Settings.

Hard Drives Western Digital Caviar GreenPower 1TB Jade View Public Profile Find More Posts by Jade Memory shows half the value installed « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Similar help Windows 10 Not Recognizing Ram Only channel 1 appears to be working. Monday, December 28, 2009 6:47 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hi again.I just checked Gigabyte's page for your board, and..... and its bugging me so to speak.

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Memtest shows all good. have a peek here We spent days figuring it out and after nothing worked gave up. Computer Only Recognizes Half Ram Thats what I had read before but just wanted to confirm. 8 gb 1600 it is.On another side note I wanted to thank everyone who helped on this thread and all Windows 10 Only Using Half Ram If you didn't I will check the BIOS for it.

If memory was truly unstable, it wouldn't be booting with only half of it visible (only servers will disable DIMMs and channels to keep the machine up,) so I suggest resetting check over here These are my Specs in case it makes a difference. I've tried pairs of my new memory in both channels (2 in blue, 2 in black, altogether) - each of this configuration works fine, system boots nicely and shows correct amount Join Forum | Login | Today's Posts | Tutorials | Windows 10 Forum | Windows 8 Forum Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Only Half Ram Usable Windows 10

Check to see if both sticks are being read. Get the answer ehyde1029Feb 7, 2013, 2:50 AM Is there something in the BIOS I need to do so I can get access to all the ram bignastyidFeb 7, 2013, 2:59 I have OCZ Reaper HPC 4GB and it only shows 2 gb in windows. his comment is here He's probably the worlds foremost authority on this sort of stuff.

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Proposed as answer by Tony_TaoMicrosoft contingent staff, Moderator Tuesday, July 19, 2016 8:09 AM Marked as answer by Teemo TangMicrosoft contingent staff, Windows 10 Only Recognizes Half Ram Pressing the 'down' arrow at the... Windows (10) and BIOS can see only half of the memory (16gb/32gb) only two slots are active at time Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by yuniyhimik, Aug 27, 2015.

Thanks for the advice.

ehyde1029Feb 9, 2013, 9:52 AM Haha I do like to be able to brag but i'm thinking 16gb 1600. And one more - I am having some weird glitches from time to time. Where did u buy it - Amazon? How To Use All Of Your Ram Windows 10 you would have to upgrade to a 64 bit operating system to use all 8 GB Anonymous December 14, 2012 at 12:11 am Exactly. 32 bit OS could read 4 gigs

Here's screenshot of Task Manager: RamMap: VMMap: UPDATE: 01/04/15 Looks like my whole system has memory leak. These are my Specs in case it makes a difference. Any suggestions? weblink If you want the know the real truth of what is happening on your system then just stop right now and read Mark's whole series of articles on Windows memory management.

It was a newer revision, but no idea what they improved. reverse the cards - still the same? The tested and qualified RAM table exists for a reason. I've checked and its slot 1 and 3, which is the same result I got previously with all 4 of the new memory modules.

etc I learned that both RAM sticks are working except at half the capacity each are reading in at 1 GB.. DEY123Feb 7, 2013, 4:29 AM Someone ealerier asked...what verison of windows do you have...windows 7 home basic only supports 8, windows 7 home premium supports 16, Windows 7 professionl / ultimate Sep 2, 2015 at 11:09 PM #14 Pill Monster Joined: Sep 6, 2013 Messages: 748 (0.61/day) Thanks Received: 232 Location: Oceania System Specs I'm not sure if the OP is having Make sure your BIOS is update to date.

IT'S NOT REAL http://www.downloadmoreram.com/ Ahmed Musani December 16, 2012 at 9:09 am its because of the 32 bit operating system. Monitor(s) Displays BenQ G2412HD x2 PSU Chieftec Super Series 750W PSU Case Cooler Master HAF 932 Big Tower Black Cooling standard Case and CPU cooling. I've already flashed my BIOS, thinking that may be it, but it didn't work. This feels a lot like a poor contact.

Last edited: Sep 2, 2015 Sep 4, 2015 at 12:24 PM #15 yuniyhimik New Member Joined: Aug 27, 2015 Messages: 13 (0.03/day) Thanks Received: 1 Pill Monster said: ↑ I'm not Didn't fix anything. Then I really have no idea whats happening... More resources See also New system only 2gig ram showing?