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    Disappearing RAM?

    I was on my way to device manager to sort something out and noticed that I had 1.98 GB of RAM. I am quite sure that I used to have 2GB or RAM. Is this a problem (obviously losing .02 GB wouldn't have any significant effect, I'm thinking along the lines of is my RAM dying?)?
    My computer does seem to boot a bit slower these days, but I assumed it was due to more things loading.

    Possible that I am a bit mad and it always said 1.98 GB though.

    Thanks, Olie

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    Re: Disappearing RAM?

    Kill teh gobbies!!!11!

    Umm well, it probably got ate by something, like onboard devices.

    You could run memtest / windiag on your system to put your mind at rest, it'll find obvious faults (tho you may have noticed them by now like, BSODs and .. stuff).

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    • Pob255's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus M5A99X EVO
      • CPU:
      • PhenomII x4 955 & CM Hyper 212+
      • Memory:
      • 2x 4gb Corsair Vengence 1600mhz cas9
      • Storage:
      • 250gb SATA Westerndigital + 500gb samsung +1tb Samsung
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Asus GTX560ti CuII
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      • Case:
      • HAF 912+
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    Re: Disappearing RAM?

    Have you got an onboard graphics card? if so that's where it's gone.

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