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    4Gb of RAM in a 925XE Neo Platinum, BIOS reports 2.75GB?

    Hi,

    Think I might have shot myself in the foot here, but:

    Got an MSI 925XE Neo Platinum (MSI-7053)

    I've installed 4 x 1GB stick of Crucial DDR2-PC4200 CL4 (CT2KIT12864AA53E) which the board claims to accept (although it does say you might not be able to use all of it)

    I though this was talking about Windows limitations, but the BIOS itself is only reporting 2.75GB installed RAM.

    I've updated the BIOS to 1.7, no difference.

    Am I completely stuffed or does anybody know a fix?

    Thanks,

    J1M.

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    Re: 4Gb of RAM in a 925XE Neo Platinum, BIOS reports 2.75GB?

    Search. Its covered almost every day.

    Its due to the 32bit limit being hit with memory addressing.
    If your BIOS has a memory remap feature, you can get it to "see" it all, but thats pointless if you're running a 32bit OS

    Sadly, some boards are coded with a 32bit limit and no BIOS changes will get around it. Depends on the board.
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