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Old 09-20-2005, 04:54 PM   #1
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Hi

I would be grateful if somebody could help with the following problem. Windows XP is showing that I have 256mb of system memory installed although the memory count on bootup shows the correct amount of 512mb. I have just installed Everest home edition and that has two memory categories, "memory" shows 255mb and "SPD" gives 512mb plus all the correct details of the memory module installed.

Details of my systrem are:-
CPU AMD Athlon 64 3000+
M/B MSI K8T Neo2-Fir
Chipset VIA K8T800Pro
OS Windows XP Home SP2
Memory PC 3200 DDR RAM 512MB Micron Tech.


I can't find anywhere in BIOS that tells me what amount of memory is installed.

Any advice gratefully recieved
Rich.
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Old 09-20-2005, 05:12 PM   #2
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The BIOS wouldn't show it.

Hmm...this is indeed very odd.

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&l...PD&btnG=Search

SPD..?
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Old 09-20-2005, 05:15 PM   #3
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Running in dual channel mode by chance? If so them your total memory will be 256 megs...
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Running in dual channel mode by chance? If so them your total memory will be 256 megs...


Excuse my Ignorance ( I may have built the computer but that does'nt mean I know how it works :-) ) but how do I check this, I have only one memory module fitted.I thought you needed multiples of two for dual channel.
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