window recognizing 6gb but only 4gb useable

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balloonn355
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I have evga ftw3 motherboard with i7 960 and corsair vengeance 6gb ram. When I do not overclock, windows says I can use 6gb but once overclocked, window only let me use 4gb although it recognize 6gb.

limeDk
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do you have windows X 64bit??

Tivon
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Is there a Memory Remapping option in the bios? Try enabling nvidia ram test in the bios. You might also need a patch from Microsoft depending on what version of windows you have.

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balloonn355
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I updated the bios and it seems to be fine. Thanks everyone :)