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Windows showing 3.99 usable of 6gb. wtf?!

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by freaksavior, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. freaksavior

    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    GOTCHA! It's already a 64 bit os, so why is the system showing I have 6 but only letting me use 4?
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    Your Print Screen key is broken. ;)
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    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    I was about to leave my house and wanted to show y'all.That would have taken more time. :)
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    Binge Overclocking Surrealism

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    One of my ram slots died in an x58 board I acquired recently. sh!t happens. Reseat and see if that fixes it.
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    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    Alrighty! Will do that then. Thanks Binge.
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    this happened to a friend of mine.. he had 4GB RAM but only 1.99GB usable...
    I opened his CPU found one of his RAM stick was loosely hanging from the socket...
    Reseated it and it showed 4GB...
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    reseat the CPU as well (clean the pads/blow dust out of pins).
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    Do you have 3x 2GB sticks?
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    Didn't fix it. Took them all out and reseated them.
    Yeah same issue.

    i'll have to I guess.

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    I'll try the other slots, it needs blown out anyway this case just isn't friendly to work in is the issue.
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    What now?

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    Does your GFX have 2gb?
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    No, just one.
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    Run memtest86
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    Is your problem solved? Is it showing 6Gb in properties menu??
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    ^ Yeah, I saw that a few hours after I posted mine..
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