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On 6/29/2018 at 8:56 AM, landlord said:

Has anyone tried to install anything bigger than 32gb?

One time i tried in this server and it give me ram error.

I think it is compatible rams.

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I've just received a Gen10 to replace my aging N40. I'd previously acquired a couple of 16GB sticks for a previous project that I was hoping to repurpose into the new box but it won't boot with either of them. Both have worked previously in 'full' HP servers and have HPE stickers so I'm guessing there's some incompatibility I'm not seeing...


I've tried both of them individually as well as a pair and no joy.


The first is HMA82GR7AFR8N


Second is MTA18ASF2G72PDZ-2G6D1SK


I'm hoping there's either a bios update or tweak that could make them work?




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I installed 2 x [Kingston ValueRAM 16GB (1x16GB) DDR4 2400 RAM (Server Memory) ECC UDIMM (288-Pin) KVR24E17D8/16] for 32GB RAM total in my MicroServer Gen10 X3421.





















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My Gen10 with X3216 has one module of 8GB installed.
OS is Windows Server 2019.

Any idea why it shows me only approx. 6.96GB available RAM in Server Manager (same in properties of System)?


Does the GPU (driver?) grab too much of the physical RAM?

Any setting in UEFI BIOS that can cause this high RAM assignment to some hardware? (I didn't install any new hardware, except for SSD and HDDs)

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4 hours ago, sssubito said:

My Gen10 with X3216 has one module of 8GB installed.
OS is Windows Server 2019.

Any idea why it shows me only approx. 6.96GB available RAM in Server Manager (same in properties of System)?


Does the GPU (driver?) grab too much of the physical RAM?

Any setting in UEFI BIOS that can cause this high RAM assignment to some hardware? (I didn't install any new hardware, except for SSD and HDDs)

If I remember correctly, these AMD CPU's reserve about 1G of memory for graphics.

I do not think there is a way to change the reserve.


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On 6/5/2020 at 3:21 AM, Tikanderoga said:

I'm looking at upgrading the RAM from 8 to 16GB in my Gen10.

would this one be the right one? Kingston KSM24ED8


Or should I have to go with the same model as the ones @Joe_Miner has used: KVR24E17D8/16


22 hours ago, Tikanderoga said:

Those look good.

I tend to try to have a matched pair of memory modules, when possible.

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