3 Replies Latest reply: Jun 11, 2012 11:29 AM by mechbob RSS

DP55WB with 16GB ram?

jbomb Community Member
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The manual says it can do it.  But I've got 4x4GB Corsair XMS3 DDR3 dimms here.  And if I install all 4 it fails to boot with the three beeps.  If I remove the b channel it boots fine with 8GB of ram.  Is this a known issue?

 

My old configuration is the same chips only 4x2GB Corsair XMS3 DDR3 and they worked great.

  • 1. Re: DP55WB with 16GB ram?
    jbomb Community Member
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    Thought I was running the most recent BIOS but I wasn't.  Updated to most recent and works fine now.

  • 2. Re: DP55WB with 16GB ram?
    synapsi Community Member
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    Hi there,

     

    I have exactly the same motherboard & RAM chips (Corsair XMS3, 4x4GB set). After I first installed them, the computer worked perfectly fine for a month or so.

     

    But last night my PC had shut down automatically and wouldn't boot, only did the triple-beep warning. After troubleshooting for a while, the situation is that if I put chips on the B channel, the machine will do the triple-beep-warning and won't boot.


    I have the latest BIOS version installed, so I'm very confused. My PSU is a top-of-the-line Seasonic (Platinum 80 series) and I've monitored the voltages in BIOS - they seem to be all right. I don't do any overclocking or those sort of things, so I'm clueless. First it worked, now it doesn't. And there were no changes in hardware in between.

     

    All help highly appreciated! Thanks!

  • 3. Re: DP55WB with 16GB ram?
    mechbob Community Member
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    One of the Ram chips may have died try them one at a time see what you get , use the first socket nearest the CPU .  KUDOS on the Seasonic , thats the only CO. I use for PSUs.

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