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Boot and Ram Problems

By KeepWalkingR
May 24, 2013
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  1. Hello..im having some trouble while booting my computer..it keeps checking for virtual disks and stuff...something called Marvell Controller and it takes more time to boot than it should...moreover I got 6gb ram installed and my windows can only use 4gb of them...(64bit) I checked with Siw and it appears 6gb memory installed and 4gb avaible...(sorry for my bad english)
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Your motherboards bios is not set correctly. You need to disable the marvell controller and any virtual stuff. If you have a 64-bit version of Windows it will have no problems detecting more than 4GB of memory. Make sure you have the memory installed correctly and that the memory type is correct for the motherboards model
     
  3. KeepWalkingR

    KeepWalkingR TS Rookie Topic Starter

    How do I disable marvell controller and any virtual stuff?
    btw [​IMG]
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    You are running the memory in triple channel mode. Are you using 3-2GB memory sticks? Are you over-clocking? What is the motherboards make and model?
     
  5. KeepWalkingR

    KeepWalkingR TS Rookie Topic Starter

    6x1gb..im not over clocking...im using a asus p6t deluxe motherboard
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    What happens if you remove two memory sticks? Will Windows and CPUZ agree on memory amount then?
     
  7. KeepWalkingR

    KeepWalkingR TS Rookie Topic Starter

    There are 2 different kinds of rams...3x1 and 3x1...3 blue and 3 black...when I removed the 2 blue rams...it showed that there were 2 gb on my windows...when I removed the 2 black cpuz and windows would agree..(4gb)
     
  8. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    "There are 2 different kinds of rams 3 blue and 3 black"
    Are you talking about the color of the RAM sockets, and not the color of the RAM sticks?
     
  9. KeepWalkingR

    KeepWalkingR TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Im talking about dimm colors...actually I reseated the rams..and now 5gb is avaible
     
  10. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    DIMM=Dual Inline Memory Modules right? Their colors shouldn't matter....
     
  11. KeepWalkingR

    KeepWalkingR TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I mean I got 3 x Corsair Dominator CM3X1G1600C8D 1600 Mhz, 3 x Kingston 9905402-101.A00LF 2000Mhz...when I removed 2 of them kingston my windows showed 2gb avaible...then I installed everything again and removed 2x the corsair..the windows agreed with cpuz and I had 4 gb avaible..then installed everything again with another set up...and now I got 5gb avaible
     
  12. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    It is never recommended to mix RAM types in a motherboard. You are mixing 1600MHz with 2000MHz. This is why the motherboard is having a hard time with the proper RAM count
     
  13. KeepWalkingR

    KeepWalkingR TS Rookie Topic Starter

    So how can I solve this problem?
     
  14. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Well if you are seeing 5GB that should be plenty. If you want to see 6GB you might be able to use 6 modules with 1600 speed. Usually using slower RAM is more stable
     
  15. KeepWalkingR

    KeepWalkingR TS Rookie Topic Starter

    So what should I do to get 6gb?something on bios?if yes, what?
     
  16. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    No, all I am saying is to use 6 memory modules of the same speed, either 1600MHz or 2000MHz, not both
     
  17. KeepWalkingR

    KeepWalkingR TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Cant I just limit both to 1600mhz?
     
  18. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Right now you have 3 corsair 1600MHz and 3 Kingston 2000MHz modules. Buy 3 more corsair 1600's or 3 more Kingston 2000MHz, so you only have 6 1600MHz or 6 2000MHz modules installed
     
  19. KeepWalkingR

    KeepWalkingR TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hm ill change my rams but not soon...what should I do for the time being?I got 5gb somehow..so there would be a way to get all of them...and I need to know what settings should I have in my bios
     
  20. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    Check your motherboard manual. 2000MHz and 1600MHz RAM are not supported at those speeds without overclocking. Just something to be aware of. If you weren't planning to overclock, you should have gotten DDR3 1333MHz RAM.
     
  21. KeepWalkingR

    KeepWalkingR TS Rookie Topic Starter

    So I cant fix this problem without buying new rams?
     
  22. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    You can try to overclock your system to accommodate your RAM but using two different speeds of RAM that you have might make that difficult. I've never done it before so someone else will have to advise you on that.
     
  23. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    That's right...
     
  24. KeepWalkingR

    KeepWalkingR TS Rookie Topic Starter

    PropertyValue
    USR-PC
    Memory SummaryReported by BIOS
    Memory TypeDDR3
    Installed Memory6144 MBytes
    Available Memory5112 MBytes
    Channels3
    Maximum Capacity24576 MBytes
    Maximum Memory Module Size4096 MBytes
    Memory Slots6
    Error CorrectionMulti-bit ECC
    Memory Timings
    DRAM Frequency534.5 MHz
    CAS# Latency (CL)8.0
    RAS# to CAS# Delay (tRCD)8
    RAS# Prechange (tRP)8
    Cycle Time (tRAS)20
    Command Rate2T
    Device LocatorSlot 1
    Memory TypeDDR3 [PC3-10700H]
    ManufacturerKingston
    Model9905402-101.A00LF
    Serial Number711B8A00
    Capacity1024 MBytes
    Speed667 MHz (667 x 2 = 1333)
    Manufacturing Date2010, Week 2
    EPP SPD SupportNo
    XMP SPD SupportYes (Version 18)
    Supported Frequencies444 MHz, 518 MHz, 592 MHz, 666 MHz, 933 MHz, 1750 MHz
    Memory Timings
    JEDEC #16.0-6-6-16-22 at 444 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    JEDEC #27.0-7-7-19-26 at 518 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    JEDEC #38.0-8-8-22-30 at 592 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    JEDEC #49.0-9-9-24-33 at 666 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    XMP-18667.0-8-7-20- at 933 MHz, at 1.650 V Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    XMP-35008.0-8-8-24- at 1750 MHz, at 1.650 V Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    Device LocatorSlot 2
    Memory TypeDDR3 [PC3-10700H]
    ManufacturerCorsair
    ModelCM3X1G1600C8D
    Serial Number[unknown]
    Capacity1024 MBytes
    Speed667 MHz (667 x 2 = 1333)
    Manufacturing Date[unknown]
    EPP SPD SupportNo
    XMP SPD SupportYes (Version 18)
    Supported Frequencies444 MHz, 592 MHz, 666 MHz, 800 MHz
    Memory Timings
    JEDEC #16.0-6-6-16-23 at 444 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    JEDEC #28.0-8-8-22-30 at 592 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    JEDEC #39.0-9-9-24-34 at 666 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    XMP-16008.0-8-8-24- at 800 MHz, at 1.650 V Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    Device LocatorSlot 3
    Memory TypeDDR3 [PC3-10700H]
    ManufacturerKingston
    Model9905402-101.A00LF
    Serial Number711BAB00
    Capacity1024 MBytes
    Speed667 MHz (667 x 2 = 1333)
    Manufacturing Date2010, Week 2
    EPP SPD SupportNo
    XMP SPD SupportYes (Version 18)
    Supported Frequencies444 MHz, 518 MHz, 592 MHz, 666 MHz, 933 MHz, 1750 MHz
    Memory Timings
    JEDEC #16.0-6-6-16-22 at 444 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    JEDEC #27.0-7-7-19-26 at 518 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    JEDEC #38.0-8-8-22-30 at 592 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    JEDEC #49.0-9-9-24-33 at 666 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    XMP-18667.0-8-7-20- at 933 MHz, at 1.650 V Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    XMP-35008.0-8-8-24- at 1750 MHz, at 1.650 V Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    Device LocatorSlot 4
    Memory TypeDDR3 [PC3-10700H]
    ManufacturerCorsair
    ModelCM3X1G1600C8D
    Serial Number[unknown]
    Capacity1024 MBytes
    Speed667 MHz (667 x 2 = 1333)
    Manufacturing Date[unknown]
    EPP SPD SupportNo
    XMP SPD SupportYes (Version 18)
    Supported Frequencies444 MHz, 592 MHz, 666 MHz, 800 MHz
    Memory Timings
    JEDEC #16.0-6-6-16-23 at 444 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    JEDEC #28.0-8-8-22-30 at 592 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    JEDEC #39.0-9-9-24-34 at 666 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    XMP-16008.0-8-8-24- at 800 MHz, at 1.650 V Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    Device LocatorSlot 5
    Memory TypeDDR3 [PC3-10700H]
    ManufacturerKingston
    Model9905402-101.A00LF
    Serial Number711B9600
    Capacity1024 MBytes
    Speed667 MHz (667 x 2 = 1333)
    Manufacturing Date2010, Week 2
    EPP SPD SupportNo
    XMP SPD SupportYes (Version 18)
    Supported Frequencies444 MHz, 518 MHz, 592 MHz, 666 MHz, 933 MHz, 1750 MHz
    Memory Timings
    JEDEC #16.0-6-6-16-22 at 444 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    JEDEC #27.0-7-7-19-26 at 518 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    JEDEC #38.0-8-8-22-30 at 592 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    JEDEC #49.0-9-9-24-33 at 666 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    XMP-18667.0-8-7-20- at 933 MHz, at 1.650 V Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    XMP-35008.0-8-8-24- at 1750 MHz, at 1.650 V Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    Device LocatorSlot 6
    Memory TypeDDR3 [PC3-10700H]
    ManufacturerCorsair
    ModelCM3X1G1600C8D
    Serial Number[unknown]
    Capacity1024 MBytes
    Speed667 MHz (667 x 2 = 1333)
    Manufacturing Date[unknown]
    EPP SPD SupportNo
    XMP SPD SupportYes (Version 18)
    Supported Frequencies444 MHz, 592 MHz, 666 MHz, 800 MHz
    Memory Timings
    JEDEC #16.0-6-6-16-23 at 444 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    JEDEC #28.0-8-8-22-30 at 592 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    JEDEC #39.0-9-9-24-34 at 666 MHz, at 1.5 Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)
    XMP-16008.0-8-8-24- at 800 MHz, at 1.650 V Volts (CL-RCD-RP-RAS-RC)





    just posting for some1 to check...any advices for overclocking appreciated
     

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