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Question Z87 Sabertooth Motherboard - Memory Capacity Question

woodman1999

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So I have been working on upgrading my aging system which is currently using a Z87 Sabertooth board and a 4770. I bought 2x16GB of G.SKILL Ripjaw DDR3 which is on the QVL for the board to hopefully help out a bit since I was originally using 2x4GB. When I go to install it (trying in both the two beige slots as well as the two black slots) the BIOS and Windows are registering only 2x4GB of memory. I have updated to the latest (2017) BIOS 2032 and that still did not seem to help. Is something where clearing the CMOS might help me out a bit or is there a cap on what I can use for memory in the system? Any help would be much appreciated!
 

woodman1999

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Well that's not great. Maybe I missed something in the QVL list. Time to see if I have any 8gb sticks lying around.
 

woodman1999

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So I found 2x8gb G.Skill Sniper and dropped those in. Still showing up as 2x4gb sticks. Tempted to just pull the CMOS battery and see what happens
 

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