Ram Issue with Windows 10

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Voliar - Oct 2, 2015 at 06:36 AM
 Blocked Profile - Oct 5, 2015 at 09:26 AM
Hello,

I have a problem, I recently noticed that my PC instead of using Installed memory of 16GB is using only 8GB (7,96) I myself tried to make it use full amount of memory by advanced boot options but it didn't helped at all and in BIOS I don't have (or I think so) because I searched for quite alot of time option about memory revamping (or something like that) Im very sorry but english isn't my native leng and I tried to search for how to fix it by myself but at the end I wasn't been able to so I ask here. If anny addonational information will be needed I can provide that.

I have Win 10 Home
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Oct 2, 2015 at 07:31 PM
I'd see if you can get 6gb to detect
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Oct 3, 2015 at 03:38 AM
At first I want to thank you for your help by far as im feeling that we're getting closer to answer to my problem, when I thought that if I add my whole RAM only 8GB will be still Usable... completly unexpected have happened.

https://i.imgur.com/ArmtrA6.jpg?1
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Oct 3, 2015 at 05:01 PM
Take out your kit and put the other memory in
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Oct 3, 2015 at 05:05 PM
What do you mean by 'kit' ? im sorry im not the best at those things, I know just few things, you mean other memory then my 2x 8gb ?
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Oct 3, 2015 at 05:06 PM
Yes take out the 2 X 8 and use the other stuff
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Oct 5, 2015 at 09:26 AM
Glad to hear it!
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Oct 2, 2015 at 08:32 AM
I have read this thing ealier and it as I said didn't helped much, my win is 64 of course, otherwise I would know hwere the problem is. My motherboard is gigabyte 990xa-ud3
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Oct 2, 2015 at 11:50 AM
Hardware reserved memory is used by the motherboard, GPU etc.

It can also depend on how big your page file is. Press Windows + X and go to System. Then go to Advanced System Settings and then Settings under Performance. Click the Advanced tab and where it says virtual memory - How much does it say it's using?

In the BIOS there will be an option to specify how much memory the graphics can use. Id start by looking in there.

I've also read that It could be a motherboard issue (issue with your sticks or slots).

Maybe you should take out all the memory and added them one by one and check the combination.

I can see your motherboard as 4 slots. They're in pairs of blue and white.

How many memory modules are you using? 4 x 4GB?

Are they all the same model?

You need to pair them, white white and blue blue.

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Oct 2, 2015 at 12:34 PM
Ok I have taken a look in BIOS but I don't have anything which looklike with Ram, besides frequency and few other options which doesn't have to do anything at all (i think so) with RAM usage

And my DDR are HyperX 8GB 1866 (I have specially bought this frequency so I checked what my motherboard support ealier) and I have like I said ealier 2x of those 8gb

@Edit: And I didn't had, its my first 16gb OC I had ever
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Oct 2, 2015 at 02:57 PM
So Anyone have any ideas what should I do and/or how should I fix it ?
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Oct 3, 2015 at 05:37 PM
Well I have then 12 GB of RAM but windows is using only 8GB again
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Oct 5, 2015 at 09:25 AM
Hello everyone, and especially you kieferschild, altrough you wanted to help me very much I want to thank you for all this attention you are really great men, basicly I came here to show that I don't know what happened (I installed Razer Synapse to get drivers for my Gaming Headset) and out of nowhere my windows is using all of 16 gb out of 16

https://i.imgur.com/r6hwD9S.jpg?1

Anyway, if i'll have other problems I will write again, for now we can mark this thread as solved as maybe it'll help others in future, thanks again.
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Oct 2, 2015 at 07:01 AM
Hello,

please see this webpage which explains that Windows 7 Home 64-bit operating systems have a maximum memory cap at 8GB.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/memory/memory-limits-for-windows-releases?redirectedfrom=MSDN#physical_memory_limits_windows_7
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Oct 2, 2015 at 07:32 AM
Sorry I didnt read.

Is it 32 or 64 bit?

What is the model of the motherboard?
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