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Old 01-22-2009, 12:26 AM   #1
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Default Motherboard 4gb Cap?

I Currently have 3.0 gbs ram and i want to add 2 more gbs on my Lakeport-g i945 intel motherboard and my motherboard says it has a 4gb cap.

Now does that mean it cant accept a 4gb ram stick or 4gb of ram?
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Default Re: Motherboard 4gb Cap?

That means the most you can install is 4GB total.
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Old 01-22-2009, 12:32 AM   #3
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Default Re: Motherboard 4gb Cap?

What? thats f*ckin pathetic... ah i knew i shouldve gotten an AMD

So basically if i put more than 4gb in, it wont register at all?
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Default Re: Motherboard 4gb Cap?

If the board sees four slots that would be a 1gb dimm in each to see the 4gb maximum supported. The present board wouldn't accept any 2gb or 4gb sized dimms to start with.
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Pretty much. Why would you even want more then 4? It's kinda unnecessary after 4
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Default Re: Motherboard 4gb Cap?

Not sure what it will do. It could simply not recognize the extra memory, or it could refuse to post.
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Default Re: Motherboard 4gb Cap?

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Pretty much. Why would you even want more then 4? It's kinda unnecessary after 4
ahh i dont know.. going into my system properties and seeing 6 or 8gb ram would just make me feel good...


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Default Re: Motherboard 4gb Cap?

Which edition of Windows are you running? Running any Cad programs? If not you won't have anything to even use it to start with.

What many don't seem to know is that installing too much memory can actually slow a system down. I'd rather have a faster memory speed and faster cpu with 2gb in then 8gb of what?
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