Need helpwith my Ram


Sep 7, 2011
aight soo i just finished my build

Asus M488t-V USB 3.0 Motherboard
Zalman 135mm cpu cooler
Antec 750watt psu
Operating System: Windows (Service Pack 1)
CPU Type: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 955 Processor
CPU Speed: 3.22 GHz System (pushed the system to 3.8)
Memory: 7.75 GB Corsairs Vengence
Video Card Model: ATI Radeon HD 4250 Video Card Memory: 3.1 GB
Video Card Driver: atiu9pag.dll
Desktop Resolution: 1280x720
Hard Disk Size: 931.41GB
Hard Disk Free Space: 908.29 GB (98%)
Download Speed: 1.49 MB/s (12.5 mbps)

Now i will be installing a new GPU,soundcard and another HDD

Here's my question
I installed 8Gb of ddr3 corsairs vengence but it shows i am only getting 7.75..have i done somthing wrong or is this normal.
can anyone recommend a good GPU and sound Card?