Only registering 4gb of ram ofter overclock

October 4, 2010 at 23:10:32
Specs: windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
After i overclock with stability, my ram reduces to 4gb. why is this?! also, any advice on overclocking with my setup would be appreciated.
thanks in advance.


i7 980x liquid cooled
Patriot sector 7 DDR3 2000mhz triple channel gb
Asus Rampage III Extreme
280GTX
Corsair H70
Cooler Master 1000w PSU
Fatality series xfi sound card
western digital 500gb
western digital 120 gb
Antec 1200
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit


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#1
October 5, 2010 at 00:25:02
i don't understand u, u bought a high-end cpu and u wanna overclock it, u should bought core i7 920 and oc it.
(3x2gb) right? Are u sure the bios recognize all 6gb?

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#2
October 5, 2010 at 07:36:34
Overclocking should have no affect on RAM amount. You have a 64-bit OS so if you have 6GB (3 x 2GB), all of it should be detected.

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#3
October 5, 2010 at 15:50:30
try a bios update on your motherboard.

Iron Sharpens Iron.


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#4
October 6, 2010 at 14:59:14
I've updated everything, and after an OC its still is registering only 4 gbs!

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#5
October 9, 2010 at 20:50:28
Are you certain it registered all 6GB before the OC?

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#6
October 10, 2010 at 00:51:04
yep. all 6gbs

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