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No Problem, just a rant on the MOBO UEFI & how it detects RAM capacity Vs the Operating system


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My UEFI (BIOS) upon booting displays ram size, so always thought everything was great.   Last week I was looking in Windows system information and it said I only had 8GB of ram.  I was like WTF, I know I have 2 sticks and thought maybe one wasn't seated perfectly.    Well.....yada, yada, yada.......... it turns out, the MOBO only checks that that a ram chip is inserted, not if it's usable (defective).  Evidently that is the Operating Systems responsibility.  Long story short, I bought to new RAM modules and all is better now.  Lesson learned.

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