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Windows 7: Max usable memory???

14 May 2011   #21
jebuchanan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)
 
 

Since I did say (above) the BIOS is the latest version, I did order and just installed the RipJaw 1333 memory. I now have available 16GB RAM to use.
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14 May 2011   #22
marsmimar

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jebuchanan View Post
Since I did say (above) the BIOS is the latest version, I did order and just installed the RipJaw 1333 memory. I now have available 16GB RAM to use.
Thank you.

Whew! Took a while but I'm glad you got it sorted out.
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14 May 2011   #23
A Guy

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Glad you got it sorted jebuchanan

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20 May 2011   #24
jebuchanan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)
 
 

Seems my previous memory, although DDR3-1600, was read as 1333 for some reason, the speed was at 1600. The Corsairs are only using and being read as 1600.
That was the issue (as noted by myself hoping I was wrong, and others on here). The RipJaws are 1333 and being read as 1333, so are functioning properly.

Rep added, A Guy, as you confirmed what I was hoping was incorrect. Thank you.
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20 May 2011   #25
A Guy

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It's not unusual for 1600MHz Ram to actually be 1333MHz Ram with an Extreme Memory Profile. My Kingston HyperX is the same. Most everything identifies it as 1333MHz Ram, but it is sold as 1600MHz. Indeed Aida identifies the XMP correctly, and I have it running at 1600MHz.

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