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Difference in installed RAM, computer properties

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May 26, 2012 10:16:03 PM

I just upgraded the memory on my wife's Dell Inspiron 530 from 1GB to 4GB. Now the computer properties says it has 3.24GB. Is that normal, or should it say 4GB?

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AndyDan

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May 26, 2012 11:09:59 PM

andydan said:
I just upgraded the memory on my wife's Dell Inspiron 530 from 1GB to 4GB. Now the computer properties says it has 3.24GB. Is that normal, or should it say 4GB?

Thanks,
AndyDan

windows 32 bit has a 4 gig limit and with parts on the bios shadowing some of the ram windows wont sown 4g of ram.
it be 3.2 or 3.4g of ram. as long as you dont get any lock up or bsod your fine.
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May 26, 2012 11:22:37 PM

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May 26, 2012 11:22:52 PM

Great, thanks!
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May 27, 2012 1:52:49 AM

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