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RAM Bottleneck?

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February 22, 2010 6:35:58 PM

confused, someone told me not all RAM is used, i.e. 4GB ram bottlenecked by OS TO 3GB? im noob.. hope you can clear me out about this.. Thanks in advance!

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February 22, 2010 6:46:27 PM

on a 32 bit operating system you can only address 3.2-3.5GB of ram. That is all the OS can "see"...the exact amount depends on what system devices you have. There are a good many articles you can read on the technical reasons (google 32bit OS ram limitations) but you will have to switch to a 64 bit OS to see more ram.
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February 22, 2010 6:52:51 PM

thanks, japps! that's exactly what my friend said.. thanks for answering my noob question!
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