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Hi, I bought a 1GB stick of PC3200 memory, problem is, it is only showing 512mb, what can cause this ( apart from the obvious i could have been conned), The motherboard is a Gigabyte K8VT800 rev 2.0, i have updated the Bios to the latest, but it still only shows 512mb, any help would be very much appreciated. The memory was purchased off ebay (USA) & has a 1GB sticker on it
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The obvious are that it's bad or not seated right. The first thing I would try is moving the new stick to a different slot.

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