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Peter
22-06-2004, 12:15 AM
My Gigabyte GA-8KNXP motherboard is fitted with Corsair TwinX Dual Channel Memory kit (2-sticks) of 2x256MB, DDR-SDR.

At Startup the Memory is displayed as only 125MB.

Why can this be?

robsonde
22-06-2004, 12:40 AM
could be bad ram
could be bad motherboard

could be the ram is not seated right, remove it and re-insert it.

Murray P
22-06-2004, 12:41 AM
How much does windows display, right click My Computer > Properties and it will tell you along with your coputer name, windows version, etc.

Check the ram setting in your BIOS. If that fails try swapping the sticks around in the slots.

Cheers Murray P

FrankS
22-06-2004, 10:26 AM
Download Everest Home Edition from

http://www.lavalys.com/index.php?page=product&view=1

Look at motherboard and all sub folders, plus diagnostics that are produced.

Miami Steve
22-06-2004, 10:54 AM
Hi Peter,

Are you sure that it is system RAM that you are seeing as 125Mb, or is it Video RAM. Worth checking. ;)

Cheers
Miami

Big John
22-06-2004, 06:40 PM
> My Gigabyte GA-8KNXP motherboard is fitted with
> Corsair TwinX Dual Channel Memory kit (2-sticks) of
> 2x256MB, DDR-SDR.
>
> At Startup the Memory is displayed as only 125MB.

Sounds like Video Card Ram is being displayed. This is the first things that shows up with the card description.
The MB Ram will not show up unless the POST memory test is on in BIOS.

Peter
22-06-2004, 06:59 PM
Thanks Guys

I tried the My Computer>Properties and it stated "512MB of RAM".

I think you are correct about the Video card info being displayed as it does have 128MB DDR.

That has settled my mind, thanks again.

Peter.