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Windows 7: Cant use all my ram. have 8GB, can only use 3.97GB

21 Mar 2012   #1

windows 7 home premium x64 bit
 
 
Cant use all my ram. have 8GB, can only use 3.97GB

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Please help!



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21 Mar 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

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Check to make sure that all your RAM modules are seated correctly.
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21 Mar 2012   #3

windows 7 home premium x64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seavixen32 View Post
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Check to make sure that all your RAM modules are seated correctly.
yeah, it reads 8GB, so i think they are correct. but i tryed to overclock my cpu. do u think my mainboard got an overflow? so one of the circuit to my RAM ports went down?
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21 Mar 2012   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

It`s all being used don`t worry about it.
What is your motherboard ?
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21 Mar 2012   #5

windows 7 home premium x64 bit
 
 

asus turboV expressgate? could that be right?
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21 Mar 2012   #6

windows 7 home premium x64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
It`s all being used don`t worry about it.
What is your motherboard ?
asus turboV expressgate? could that be right?
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21 Mar 2012   #7

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

Says it supports 16 Gigs.

ASUS - Motherboards- ASUS P7H55-V

Do you have a video card installed ?

Go into task manager click performance click resource monitor click memory and it will show you what`s up.

This particular pc has 4 gigs but shows 2.94 as useable but as you can see in this shot it all adds up to 4096 MBs.


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21 Mar 2012   #8

windows 7 home premium x64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Says it supports 16 Gigs.

ASUS - Motherboards- ASUS P7H55-V

Do you have a video card installed ?

Go into task manager click performance click resource monitor click memory and it will show you what`s up.

This particular pc has 4 gigs but shows 2.94 as useable but as you can see in this shot it all adds up to 4096 MBs.
P7H55-M pro do i have
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21 Mar 2012   #9

windows 7 home premium x64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Says it supports 16 Gigs.

ASUS - Motherboards- ASUS P7H55-V

Do you have a video card installed ?

Go into task manager click performance click resource monitor click memory and it will show you what`s up.

This particular pc has 4 gigs but shows 2.94 as useable but as you can see in this shot it all adds up to 4096 MBs.
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there it is


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21 Mar 2012   #10
Microsoft MVP

 

I believe that translates to the missing 4130 mb is reserved for hardware, likely your video card.
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