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Memory confusion different readings

I have the mach speed P4M800CE mb. I recently upgraded my memory from 512mb to 2gb. I installed ocz Platinum 2gb (2x1gb) 184 Pin ddr sdram ddr400 (pc 3200) Dual channel memory.

When I check the memory in System Information - It lists Total Physical Memory at 512 mb and Available Physical Memory at 1.43 gb. How can I have more Available Physical Memory than I have Total Physical Memory ?

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It sounds like something isnt working right, what operating system are you using, Vista? I would take out the original 512 and see what it says after, often ram isnt compatible if it is too different in size and speeds. Also, if your motherboard supports dual channel ram and you have the extra 512 chip it wont run in dual channel mode, you would run better with just the 2 chips then the added 512 chip.

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