Re: Vista and >2GB of memory doesn't work
On Fri, 30 May 2008 10:21:56 +0200, "Trevor" <email@example.com>
>"Martin Stein" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> Is this a Vista problem? If I use either of the mobo slots to test the
>>> memory (provided its not more than 1 GB each) they both work. The mobo
>>> is GA-EP35C-DS3R.
>> I have the P35-DS3R with 4 x 1GB sticks, two matched pairs from different
>> manufacturers. Running it under Vista x86 just fine. Maybe I was just
>> lucky. You might want to try buy an approved by Gigabyte type of memory
>> for that particular mobo.
>> Also update your BIOS to the latest.
>> Hope that helps.
>The motherboard is updated to the latest BIOS but the problem I agree seems
>to be something with the board and will now try 2 x 2GB slots to solve the
>problem. Strange, I also had the same problem with an older Gigabyte
It sounds to me like you tend to make wrong choices for motherboards.
I would start going with Intel motherboards from now on. I've never
had problems with an Intel MB under any OS. But I have had a plethora
of problems using non-Intel motherboards.
Donald L McDaniel
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