I have tried using 2x4GB DDR3 1066MHz CORSAIR memory chips to boost my memory. I am running windows 7 64bit.
But my memory shows still only 4GB as my previous RAM was.
Any help please?
Does the BIOS (F2 at powerup) recognize both modules? Does Windows recognize 8G total RAM?
Try each module one at a time in each socket until you identify the bad module or the bad socket.
I believe that you are using Studio xps 1340 on 32 bit operating system.The 32 bit Operating System can use only 4 GB of RAM and upgrade may not be worth it, unless you upgrade the Operating system to 64 Bit.
Please give info about the OS on the computer.
Well thanks guys for your reply and help.
Now the funny part is.
I had a box with the RAMs inside and looked very new(was my brothers) so I put them in assuming they were 4GB each. Looks like my brother already upgraded his laptop and put his old ones in the case. lol :)
looks like i'll need to purchase new ones