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Max memory issue on PE 2850

Max memory issue on PE 2850

Max memory issue on PE 2850

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Hello everyone.  Hopefully someone can point me in the right direction.

I have a PE 2850 I am trying to install 16GB of RAM into it, but I can only get a max of 8.  When I put all 16GB in, the server doesn't boot.  However with 8GB, it works fine.  

Thus far, I have swapped the chips, swapped the slots where the chips are installed, even swapped out the memory from another PE 2850 that has the full 16GB installed.

I am at a loss.  Anyone seen anything like this before?

 

RE: Max memory issue on PE 2850

Windows Enteprise will see more the 8GB of RAM, Check your OS

RE: Max memory issue on PE 2850

Check the bios version, some older bios do funny things with larger modules. Flash it up to the latest and I suspect it will be fine.

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