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    Default Does MSI h81e33 support 16gb(8+8)?

    I have a MSI h81 e33 motherboard paired with core i5 4570, Adata 8gb ddr3 1600 RAM. Recently, i have got another 8gb ddr3 RAM, it's a Transcend one. Now, the problem is motherboard doesn't boot with both of these RAM, but individually both of them works fine. Both of these RAMs bus speed and timing seems same. Does this motherboard support maximum 16gb (8+8) RAM? Is there anything to do to use these two RAMs together? Thanks in advance.

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    For maximum compatibility, and stability, manufacturers recommend that you always use the same memory modules from the same manufacturer which runs at the same speed.

    You could try updating the BIOS, and try checking if both modules work individually in both slots. The motherboard should work flawlessly with 8+8 GB RAM.

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    I have updated bios. Both module works individually with both slots. They just don't work together.

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      • Motherboard:
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      • RAM:
      • G.Skill ARES 2400 MHz 8GBx2
      • Hard Drive:
      • ADATA SU650 240GB
      • Graphics Card:
      • AMD RX 570 4GB 1300/1750 1.03v
      • Display:
      • Philips 191EL 19" LED
      • Sound Card:
      • Realtek ALC898
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    Then try selling off one of the modules, or swapping it for another module so you've two similar modules.

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