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Yes. As long as both modules are supported by the board, the faster will clock down to match the slower. Enjoy your 8GB of ram. Also, you don't have to worry too much about breaking your motherboard as long as the memory types matches the slot. At worst it'll fail to POST. Google 'Power On Self Test' for more.


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DDR uses 2.5 Volts and has 184 pins DDR2 uses 1.8 Volts and has 240 pins The two are not compatible and require different sized slots. Use the DDR. They're the only one that fits yout motherboard.


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Only some programs allow to split processes over the network (some 3D rendering programs, effectively sharing RAM) (See answer of Julian Knight) The problem with internet would be that's too slow (See answer of Spiff) I think the RAM of your desktop won't be hardware compatible, so just placing the RAM strips into your laptop won't work. What you can do: ...


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I have a DDR3 RAM of 1333MHz of 4GB on my motherboard (Asus H61M). Can I use a DDR3 1600 MHz of 4GB at the another slot? Yes The faster memory should be automatically down clocked to 1333Mhz. Be sure you are running the current firmware to avoid any issues ahead of time. The motherboard, and I would assume your CPU, supports both speeds. You could ...


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Each DDR module has a special chip called SPD. This chip contains information about supported modes (frequency and latencies this module should work with). Memory controller situated in modern CPUs reads this information and chooses best mode, supported by all installed modules. While it works with all modules simultaneously it can't use different freq or ...


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Probably not, as it would be pretty slow compared to doing virtual memory paging to a local drive. SATA-3 is 6 gigabits per second, and I have a two-year-old 4TB 7200 RPM SATA-3 HDD with a sustained 157 MebiByte/sec (~1.3 gigabit/sec) read/write rate. Sustained transfer rates over gigabit Ethernet are around 0.942 gigabits/sec at best.


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Yes you can. But the 1600 will run at 1333. Footnote: This is also the case if you choose to use 1600MHz RAM on a motherboard that only handles 1333MHz - It'll run as fast as it's allowed to.


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Would triple or quad channels have only 2 color variants or would there be more colors? Not more colours, but a larger set of sockets in the same colour. E.g. a X58 based board (triple channel) would typically give you 6 sockets. 3 coloured blue and 3 coloured white. The X58/i920 has three memory controllers which can be used simultaneously.(aka ...


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The Performance Monitor (perfmon.exe) has counters for the page file usage. Load it up by either running "perfmon" on a command line, or by selecting "Performance Monitor" under Administrative Tools. Expand "Monitoring Tools" in the left column and select "Performance Monitor." Right-click on the graph to the right and select, "Add Counters." Scroll down ...


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About seven years ago the memory controller was moved from a separate chip (northbridge or memory controller hub) to the CPU. Do you know why? To decrease latency, because the CPU needs very, very high speed access to RAM. Current CPUs access RAM with 68 GB/s : ...


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I imagine you are talking about Windows not seeing 8GB, not the BIOS. If it is the BIOS, skip a bit further on. When you are running a 32 bit operating system (in normal mode with a normal kernel), it can only access a 32-bit address register, which are a total of 232 addresses or guess what 4 GiB of RAM. With 64 bit, on a technical scale, you can access ...


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There's no way to prove this, but it seems like your monitor should be a prime suspect. I've had a monitor kill a graphic card before, and it was a very similar situation: nothing in the logs, components all checked out, and my whole rig on a surge protector. I had another card fail in less than 3 months, and when I replaced it the next time, I got two ...


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Your "automatic startup" issue may be a setting in your BIOS to automatically start the machine when AC power is restored - important for servers/machines that need to be on all the time. Regarding your "no display" problem: The Intel Xeon E3-1271 V3 does not have integrated graphics so you must install a graphics adapter into the machine. Source: ...


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No, this is not possible. The only slight exception is where you are using a tool that is capable of splitting processing across multiple machines such as 3d graphics rendering. However, this is not really what you are asking.


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You shouldn't have to do anything in the BIOS etc—it should just work. And your board does support up to 8GB of RAM. Try removing and reseating the memory, to make sure it has connected properly. If that doesn't help, and the memory is of the correct type, one of the 4GB modules you have installed may be defective. Try with one module at a time, ...


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Operating System You will need to be more specific on the type and make of the memory, the bit level of the OS and what is telling you there is only 4GB available. Is the OS showing 4GB or is it the BIOS? If the BIOS is showing 8GB, but the OS is showing 4GB, that's likely a 32 bit OS issue. 32 bit operating systems max out at 4GB regardless of how much ...


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You need to stop the services associated to that SvcHost.exe (as highlighted in your screenshot) one at a time until you find the one that is eating your memory. Based on recent experience, it's most likely Windows Update.


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I have just successfully dealt with this very same issue with this particular motherboard. In my case this situation was caused by a faulty RAM stick. Υou will need to determine which hardware part is causing the problem in your case but before we get there, let me first explain what's going on. The reason you get no video output is because the POST ...


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There is no one true answer for 'how much memory am I using'. Most tools (including htop) reporting memory usage get their values from /proc/meminfo. They all use a calculation to arrive at 'total memory use'. For example on one of my VM's: htop: 3893/7872MB top: 77183488K used 8061572k total free -m : used 7537 used total 7872 cat /proc/meminfo: ...


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While DDR3L memory should theoretically work on a system that accepts DDR3 memory, it may be incompatible with your processor. Per JEDEC specifications, all DDR3-type memory must be capable of functioning at 1.5V. 1.35V DDR3L memory is simply designed to be capable of operation at lower voltage, just as a good CPU can be capable of functioning correctly at ...


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1) Use a program like IO Bit Uninstaller or Revo - google them - to go through a listing of your installed programs and remove anything that you installed recently other than a single antivirus client. This includes removing the PC Boosters and things of that nature (keep ccleaner and run it and it's registry component at the very end of this whole thing). ...


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The Performance Monitor (perfmon.exe) has counters for process page file usage. Load perfmon up by either running "perfmon" on a command line, or by selecting "Performance Monitor" under Administrative Tools. Expand "Monitoring Tools" in the left column and select "Performance Monitor." Right-click on the graph to the right and select, "Add Counters." ...



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