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What happens if I have 8GB of RAM in a single stick with a 32-bit OS?

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3 years ago#1
does it like, only use half the stick?
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3 years ago#2
Yeah.
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3 years ago#3
Less than half actually. the addressing limit includes all system memory, not just RAM. Unless of course the OS is using PAE extensions.
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3 years ago#4
Are we in the stone age?
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3 years ago#5
Orestes417 posted...
Less than half actually. the addressing limit includes all system memory, not just RAM. Unless of course the OS is using PAE extensions.


Are you the kind of person who says "ATM machine?"
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3 years ago#6
I do moonlight for the department of redundancy department occasionally.
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3 years ago#7
mrCube posted...

Are you the kind of person who says "ATM machine?"



Nobody says ATM machine, it's just ATM. You put your PIN number in the ATM, duh.
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