Asus A7N8X-E Deluxe + Windows 7 + 3 gigs memory

Discussion in 'PC Hardware' started by ratsalad, Mar 6, 2010.

  1. ratsalad

    ratsalad MDL Novice

    Feb 27, 2010
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    Hi,
    Has anyone got the a7n8x-e deluxe to run win7 with 3 gigs?
    It will run it with 2 gigs.

    Strange thing .....XP will run with 3 gigs.

    Thanks,
    RS
     
  2. cx1836

    cx1836 MDL Novice

    Sep 9, 2008
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    My short answer is no. I have high density memory (128x64) and it will work fine with 2 gigs but not 3. I previously ran it with 3 512mb and that was fine. I've tried 2 1gb sticks plus a 512mb in the other slot, no go. I've mixed the 512mb and 2 x 1gb sticks to make the mobo revert to single channel mode and it don't like that either. I've read on another forum that one person forced a change to AGP Host to PCI driver to a more generic one and got it to go with 3 gigs, caused other difficulties. XP uses the nvidia drivers but they haven't written any for vista/7 and these use microsoft written drivers. I expect the problem lies here.
     
  3. RJARRRPCGP

    RJARRRPCGP MDL Member

    Feb 24, 2010
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    The problem may be that one of the RAM slots, more likely the middle slot, is always shipped bad! Because I had an unstable OS when I inserted RAM into the middle DIMM slot on my Asus A7N8X-X. (Even though that's a different variant, it seems to just have some stuff removed that's on the A7N8X-E Deluxe) (I suspect that the problem exists on the A7N8X-E Deluxe, too)
     
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  4. taiada

    taiada MDL Novice

    Jul 28, 2009
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    I have a MB P5GD2-X Intel 915P and can not find 4GB ram.
    Can only 3GB. Seeks to be the chipset limitation.
    Sorry my english.