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Adding memory what section of the bios do i get into to add more ram?

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You shouldn't,t have to go into bios at all. Shut the computer off, install the ram, turn on computer. The bios will see the memory automatically.

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please check the memory timing settings. if your mixing up ram they may not have the same memory timings and require you to go either higher or to the supported settings that either memory can use. for example if corsair runs at 8-8-8-14 and kingston runs at 10-10-10-16 then you will need to bump the settings to 10-10-10-16 since the computer is trying to set the timings for kingston to 8-8-8-14 which it does not support.

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On this model specs it says it will support up to 4 G of memory on DDR2 up to 800 mhz ...be sure the one you added are no larger than 1 G ..and not exceed 800 mhz ...and if the one you had is on 667 mhz ..you will have to get into bios setting and also set the ones on 800 to be read on 667 mhz ...It should be done that auto ...but for some reason it seams it does not..Anyway ..get into Bios ..and first thing ...try to engageg the optimal factory defaults...(it will be a link ..on the bottom and indicate which function key to press and confirm for that ) ..and also press F10 to save changes and restart ...
After that ..boot it up ..and see if the memory is read proper..to check that go just right click on my computer ..and properties..ad will be there..
Also ..if your video card ..has no memory of it own ..it may take some from the ram ...and the more ram memory you add..the more will get ..if it is capable ....I encoutred computers that were able to get up to 1024 M from the ram memory and use it for the video card .when the ram memory was more than enough ..
Another thing may be the incompatibility ..so ...try to see if the new added one ...the 2 x 1g ...left alone in the slots ..will work ..and be read entirely ..If this is the case ...use just these 2..and get rid of the old ones...The difference in the frequency ..may be to blame ..
Another thing you may do ...is to reinstall the operation system from scratch ...or restore it using the recovery disk or partition .,.if you have such a thing ..and if it contain the operation system as well ...
This will force the memory to be read a a common frequency ..and make it functional if they are new and functional ..

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Hi. Asus has a great utility that lets you update your bios even in Windows.

http://www.asus.com/product.aspx?P_ID=EIDxaW1Ln3YR9RA2

At the download section select your OS and in Utility section find "ASUS Update V7.14.01 Install Program" This program will automatically update your bios.


As for your Ram issue. Did you try each stick in each ram slots ? If you did and saw no issues, then I am only suspescting of incompability between your Rams.

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If the specs read that you can operate with 4GB of RAM, then I believe the AMD690g chipset is not the culprit.

The RAM that you're adding may be defective, or incompatible with the existing RAM.

Another possibility could be a bad RAM socket.

I also doubt you would get a black screen due to adding more RAM than the system is capable of handling, it would still start, but would not utilize the additional RAM.

Black screen usually means bad RAM or incompatible RAM or bad socket

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I have windows xp 64bit and iam trying to use 2 slots of 2gb memory ddr2 and instead of 4gb memory iam getting as a result 2.43gb how can i solve this? i have an asus pb5


It looks a little low - but two possiblilites... the motherboard's chipset does not support more than 3GB of ram or you have not configured your ram correctly in your BIOS setup.

Restart computer and press whichever key it asks you to so you can go to Setup or BIOS config.

Look in the memory section, advanced chip set section or if necessary just go through all the options until you see the map memory hole... this allows the BIOS to see more memory.

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