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Problem: 12gb ram installed but only 8 physical usable

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Try with the automatic settings first and if no joy try the voltage at 1.5V.

 

CPUs compatible with your MB here


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Still no luck in auto and 1.5 :( thank you for the link i'll choose what to do next! Thank you again for your help!


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Try the Ram at 1.65V

 

Regarding any replacement CPU, please note that none of the CPUs are shown to be compatible with Ram faster than the stock speed of 1066MHz which means that anything faster would require overclocking in the BIOS and be sure that any potential CPU replacement is compatible with the present BIOS version.

 

You are welcome  :)


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none worked. I have to buy a new pc :D


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none worked. I have to buy a new pc :D

It is your prerogative but I cannot see why, the adobe software that you intend using is all good with 4GB of Ram but it is preferable if you have 8GB, you have this covered!

 

This situation is an unfortunate example where important specification information would not appear to have initially been provided, the fact that the MB was only compatible with 24GB of of Ram if the CPU that was fitted was also capable of recognising and functioning with the specific spec of Ram should have been clearly stated on the MB spec sheet, dual/triple channel Ram compatible MBs have never been on my list of favourites and this has driven it home to me one reason as to why.


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This situation is an unfortunate example where important specification information would not appear to have initially been provided, the fact that the MB was only compatible with 24GB of of Ram if the CPU that was fitted was also capable of recognising and functioning with the specific spec of Ram should have been clearly stated on the MB spec sheet, dual/triple channel Ram compatible MBs have never been on my list of favourites and this has driven it home to me one reason as to why.

 

 

Totally right! The fact that i need more ram is because even if this pc reach the minimum to use after effects, it still prerender incredibly slow. I have to be able to work faster. My colleagues with good pcs can prerender fast, change the issue, and prerender again in just a minute. I have no problem running the software, but i can't work fast enough. That's all.


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Reading a MBs QVL is very important when putting together a new build as consideration needs to be given as to what any prerequisites are for the CPU, Ram and MB to all be compatible with each other so as to provide maximum performance, another member recently had issues with 8GB modules not working in his build, the thread is here it would appear that the CPU is only comfortable with working with certain 8Gb Ram modules and this information is sadly lacking at the MBs QVL as it has not been updated to allow for upgraded hardware from other vendors such as AMD.


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