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Windows 7: 8GB RAM corsair is read 3.98 usable.

25 Nov 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premuim x64.
 
 
8GB RAM corsair is read 3.98 usable.

i have FX-8150 8core.
ASRock 970 Extreme 4 Motherboard.

i've tried the looking the bios option did find anything , also tried the maximum memeory option in MSConfing and restart , updated the BIOS to last ver 2.0 , nothing worked .
can someone help me please , thanks in advance.

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25 Nov 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

shared video memory enabled in bios?
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26 Nov 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premuim x64.
 
 

what do you mean ?
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26 Nov 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

You need to fill in your System Specs completely. We can't help if we know nothing about your PC, especially the CPU.
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26 Nov 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Maybe you are running x86, recheck what OS you are running
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03 Dec 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home Premuim x64.
 
 

check the image,
and this is not a virtual problem, it says 3.96 GB usable but it really is limited to 3.96 .
my motherboard bios configurations have no such a thing called shared video memory or any other same meaning option. i checked everywhere, and when i google or ask about it there is no much threads telling how to do it on my bios configurations.
so sorry for late answer i wasn't using my pc. please help ^


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03 Dec 2012   #7
4wd

W8+8.1, W7 ult+hp, XP
 
 

run resmon.exe and post a memory snip.
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03 Dec 2012   #8

Windows 7 Home Premuim x64.
 
 

here if that what u mean


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03 Dec 2012   #9
4wd

W8+8.1, W7 ult+hp, XP
 
 

Ok, the full 8GB is definitely recognized as present.

4GB could be reserved for shared video, possible to set it in bios? May need some detective work on your side, see [Solved] 6GB of "Hardware Reserved" memory? - Memory - Motherboards-Memory for some hints, also take a look at Windows 7 Forums the biggest Windows 7 help and support forum, friendly help and many Windows 7 tutorials that will help you get the most out of Microsofts new Windows 7 Operating System. - Search Results for hardware reserved 64bit

Hopefully someone here with ASRock 970 experience may have the solution.
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03 Dec 2012   #10

Windows 7 Home Premuim x64.
 
 

thanks alot, it is now 8GB all available, by changeing slots of the ram from 2 blues to 2 whites. but i read that some ppl had problems later when it is solved like this, then they find the limit again. hoping that would not happen with me

thanks again.


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