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Can my Motherboard handle this Graphics card?

I found this mother board online (Gigabyte GA-Z87X-SLI) and this graphics card (Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 4GB PhysX CUDA). The graphics card has 4GB GDDR5 SDRAM. So this is the actual problem: The ...
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3answers
658 views

Why do my OSes only recognize 3 GiB of RAM?

Okay, I have 4 RAM slots in my computer - I'd stocked it with 2 2-GiB sticks, and 2 1-GiB sticks, but my OS only showed 3 GiB. This occurred on 32-bit Windows, 32-bit Linux, and 64-bit Linux. The ...
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2answers
316 views

Missing RAM on an HP ENVY h8-1414?

I have an HP ENVY h8-1414 and it has four 8GB dimms in it. The machine should support 32GB of RAM according to the website but only 16 GB of it is being picked up. I've looked at the settings ...
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2answers
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Only half of RAM is recognized by BIOS

I got a Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3 motherboard. Some time ago I noticed that Windows only showed 2GB instead of 4GB. I don't know exactly what caused it anyway. I tried putting in each of the 4 x 1GB RAM ...
0
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1answer
129 views

Memory compatibility?

I'm in the process of building a PC intended mostly for gaming and I've got a few questions. Currently, I only have the motherboard and CPU: Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-Z68AP-D3 CPU: Intel Core i3-2120 ...
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1answer
268 views

Motherboard and RAM compatibility

My computer often freezes for few seconds when doing memory intensive operations, cause of 1 GB installed memory. Windows 7 starts to use Paging File but my hard drive is very slow and opening a basic ...
3
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1answer
912 views

How can I limit/disable TurboCache on a EX58-UD3R?

I have 16GB of RAM installed in my computer. It is DDR3 at 1333MHZ. My motherboard is a Gigabyte EX58-UD3R MAX RAM 16GB. In Windows 7 Professional 64-bit I can only see 12GB; the remaining RAM is ...
2
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5answers
4k views

How to know which RAM I can/should buy for my PC?

I have a relatively old PC (5 years or more) which has only 1GB of RAM. I'm running on Windows 7 and unfortunately it doesn't like being so senile... I have a Gigabyte mother board but I have no ...
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5answers
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Why are RAM size usually in powers of 2 (512 MB, 1, 2, 4, 8 GB)?

The newer computers usually have 2, 4, 8, etc GB of memory. The older ones usually have like 128, 256, 512 MB or less but usually also in powers of two. What is the reason behid this? Why don't hard ...
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1answer
204 views

Kingston HyperX 4GB and Bus compatibility

I'm considering purchasing Kingston HyperX 4GB . I believe it has 2000 Bus.and i have a gigabyte G41M-Combo which support DDR3 1333 . Will that work?