Question Ram says only 3 out of 4 used even though 4 ram sticks are inserted?

Oct 4, 2021
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I recently got New Ram for my Alienware Area-51 R2 Desktop I got 32GB x4 ram sticks here's the ram I purchased; G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3200 (PC4 25600) Desktop Memory Model F4-3200C16Q-32GVRB - Newegg.com

The installation was no trouble, take the old ram out, stick the new ones in, and I made sure each slot clicked and snapped in tight, when I booted up the PC it prompted me that my ram sticks have changed, and if it was okay to continue or go to the bios, I continued to the desktop, and I went to the Task Manager to check my memory usage, and I noticed that it says I have 24GB even though I paid for 32, but I also noticed that says 3 out of 4 used even though all 4 slots are being used. Here's a screenshot; http://prntscr.com/1v7maor

What's really odd here, I went to check speccy to see if I have the same results there, but it shows that I have 32GB and all 4 slots are being used, so is there a miscommunication somewhere?

You can see it here; http://prntscr.com/1v7mg8y , http://prntscr.com/1v7mpag

Any help would be appreciated, this is my first time installing new Ram into my PC

- Thanks!
 

Bob.B

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I recently got New Ram for my Alienware Area-51 R2 Desktop I got 32GB x4 ram sticks here's the ram I purchased; G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3200 (PC4 25600) Desktop Memory Model F4-3200C16Q-32GVRB - Newegg.com

The installation was no trouble, take the old ram out, stick the new ones in, and I made sure each slot clicked and snapped in tight, when I booted up the PC it prompted me that my ram sticks have changed, and if it was okay to continue or go to the bios, I continued to the desktop, and I went to the Task Manager to check my memory usage, and I noticed that it says I have 24GB even though I paid for 32, but I also noticed that says 3 out of 4 used even though all 4 slots are being used. Here's a screenshot; http://prntscr.com/1v7maor

What's really odd here, I went to check speccy to see if I have the same results there, but it shows that I have 32GB and all 4 slots are being used, so is there a miscommunication somewhere?

You can see it here; http://prntscr.com/1v7mg8y , http://prntscr.com/1v7mpag

Any help would be appreciated, this is my first time installing new Ram into my PC

- Thanks!
https://prnt.sc/1v7mpag

That looks like speccy is showing 24GB of ram.
 

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