Question Windows underutilizing RAM

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When examining memory utilization on my PC, it plateaus out 5gb and 7gb out of 32. I cannot work with large spreadsheets and playing music sometimes yields crackling audio. Overall, the system is slower than the specs (see below) would indicate.

Windows is detecting all four 8gb sticks for a total of 32gb. I've booted with each RAM individually and they all check out fine. I've run Windows Memory Diagnostics for hours but, when finished, the results never appear in the Event Log. I've tried MemTestx86 but the bootable USB doesn't boot no matter how I configure bios.

MOBO: ASUS Extreme x99
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5820K CPU @ 3.30GHz
Microsoft Windows 10 Home Build 19041 Servicepack 0.0
Available Physical Memory: 24795 Mb
Total Physical Memory: 30129 Mb
Total space on : C:\ (Boot) = 464.76 Gb
Free space on : C:\ (Boot) = 348.11 Gb
Total space on : G:\ (GD) = 3726.01 Gb
Free space on : G:\ (GD) = 2188.32 Gb
Total space on : J:\ (HD) = 3726.01 Gb
Free space on : J:\ (HD) = 3482.56 Gb
Opticaldrives : D:\ E:\ L:\
Video card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 730
Sound device: USB Audio Device
Sound device: NVIDIA High Definition Audio
Sound device: NVIDIA High Definition Audio
Sound device: NVIDIA High Definition Audio
Sound device: NVIDIA High Definition Audio
Sound device: Realtek High Definition Audio
Sound device: Focusrite Usb Audio
Mouse : USB Input Device
Mouse : HID-compliant mouse
Monitor : Dell S2715H (HDMI)
 

Lutfij

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Welcome to the forums, newcomer!

We're currently on version 20H2 for Windows 10. You might also want to see which BIOS version you're currently on for your motherboard. Can you specify how the ram is loaded out in your ram slots on the motherboard?
 
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Welcome to the forums, newcomer!

We're currently on version 20H2 for Windows 10. You might also want to see which BIOS version you're currently on for your motherboard. Can you specify how the ram is loaded out in your ram slots on the motherboard?
BIOS is current. RAM is in A1/B1/C1/D1.
 

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When examining memory utilization on my PC, it plateaus out 5gb and 7gb out of 32. I cannot work with large spreadsheets and playing music sometimes yields crackling audio. Overall, the system is slower than the specs (see below) would indicate.

Windows is detecting all four 8gb sticks for a total of 32gb. I've booted with each RAM individually and they all check out fine. I've run Windows Memory Diagnostics for hours but, when finished, the results never appear in the Event Log. I've tried MemTestx86 but the bootable USB doesn't boot no matter how I configure bios.

MOBO: ASUS Extreme x99
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5820K CPU @ 3.30GHz
Microsoft Windows 10 Home Build 19041 Servicepack 0.0
Available Physical Memory: 24795 Mb
Total Physical Memory: 30129 Mb
Total space on : C:\ (Boot) = 464.76 Gb
Free space on : C:\ (Boot) = 348.11 Gb
Total space on : G:\ (GD) = 3726.01 Gb
Free space on : G:\ (GD) = 2188.32 Gb
Total space on : J:\ (HD) = 3726.01 Gb
Free space on : J:\ (HD) = 3482.56 Gb
Opticaldrives : D:\ E:\ L:\
Video card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 730
Sound device: USB Audio Device
Sound device: NVIDIA High Definition Audio
Sound device: NVIDIA High Definition Audio
Sound device: NVIDIA High Definition Audio
Sound device: NVIDIA High Definition Audio
Sound device: Realtek High Definition Audio
Sound device: Focusrite Usb Audio
Mouse : USB Input Device
Mouse : HID-compliant mouse
Monitor : Dell S2715H (HDMI)
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