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RAM is not showing -HPx1600

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RAM is not showing -HPx1600

Hi Guyz,

We bought HP x1600 Storage system 64 bit. 5 x 2GB RAM were already built in the server and we bought extra 5 x 2GB, but system is only showing 3 slots 2GB RAM installed and total of 6GB. its very confusing.. Could any one please advise on this, why all the ram is not showing.??



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Erdogan Temur
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Re: RAM is not showing -HPx1600


NOTE: All models are expandable to 32GB (limited by O/S license).
NOTE: Number of available DIMM sockets varies by model.
X1400 / X1600 / X1800 Registered DIMMs (RDIMMs)
HP 2GB 2Rx8 PC3-10600R-9 Kit 500656-B21
HP 4GB 2Rx4 PC3-10600R-9 Kit 500658-B21
HP 4GB 4Rx8 PC3-8500R-7 LP Kit 500660-B21
HP 8GB 2Rx4 PC3-8500R-7 Kit 516423-B21
NOTE: All DDR3 memory option kits consist of one DIMM per kit.
NOTE: Kits described as LP include Low Power DIMMs.


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Re: RAM is not showing -HPx1600

Thanks For the reply,

So does that mean physically there is 12 GB RAM, 5 x 2GB in 5 slots = 6GBRDIMM, other 5 slots are not showing yet, does this need some kind of configuration??