Re: Newly installed memory
So you are saying the BIOS is seeing all the RAM and is reporting only 2 GB
available, but it may be using the other 1 GB for installed hardware? I can
live with that, I guess. I can already see a performance improvement so I
guess I can't complain.
"Brett I. Holcomb" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Check the knowledge base for articles on this. In short, the system
> sees all 3 gigs but uses some of it for hardware, etc. so you don't
> get the whole 3 gig for programs.
> On Thu, 13 Dec 2007 18:49:17 -0700, "Lynne" <LynneL@cableone.net>
>>I had 1GB of ram installed on my Vista machine with the Asus M2N32-SLI
>>Deluxe motherboard (2x512) and installed two 1GB DIMMs today for a total
>>3GB. Unfortunately the BIOS sees 3072MB installed and 2047MB usable and of
>>course Vista is only seeing the 2 gigs. How exactly do I get the BIOS to
>>recognize the whole enchilada? By the way, I got the chips from Crucial
>>their memory scanner sees all three gigs. ?????