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Windows 7: 64-bit Query with 128GB RAM


17 Jun 2009   #1

Windows 7 x64 Professional
 
 
64-bit Query with 128GB RAM

There's this other forum I goto an although its main purpose is not computing one of the boards does reside to computing. There's been one little debate between 1 guy vs all others. Obviously I myself is in the "all others" category, though I just like getting more opinions on other people. Basically, like the title says.. Which relates to any Windows 64-Bit OS, can it work with 128GB RAM? I'm actually really curious what all you people think and then I could also forward this to which ever need be on my forum too. (Sorry if this is in the wrong area)

And thanks to any techies who reply =D

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17 Jun 2009   #2

windows 7 x64 build 7232
 
 

every 64 bit os
but most mainboards wont accept the amount :P

windows 7 goes up to 192 GB

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_7_editions
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17 Jun 2009   #3
Microsoft MVP

 
 

There's a significant difference in the Memory Manager between Windows Server OS's and Windows Client OS's (like XP, Vista, Windows 7) - so the question just isn't a simple yes or no answer.

Depending on the version (and the 64 bit requirement), the limits range from 8 gB (Vista Home Basic 64 bit) to 2 tB (some Windows Server versions)
Info from this link: Memory Limits for Windows Releases (Windows)
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17 Jun 2009   #4

win 7 build 7600.16385 x64
 
 

but im looking for a mainboard which can support 192GB of RAM
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17 Jun 2009   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by raj1402 View Post
but im looking for a mainboard which can support 192GB of RAM
This board will support 256GB of ram. There are plenty that support 128GB, 144GB and 192GB.

No, the image below is NOT Photoshop'd.


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17 Jun 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Wow.. Wouldn't the System be rather slow-ISH (Very much ISH), since data would get so scattered throughout the ram?
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18 Jun 2009   #7

Win 7 Pro x64 x 3, Win 7 Pro x86, Ubuntu 9.04
 
 

Nah, think about Solid State Drives.

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Relatively deterministic read performance:[25] unlike hard disk drives, performance of SSDs is almost constant and deterministic across the entire storage. This is because the seek time is almost constant and does not depend on the physical location of the data, and so, file fragmentation has almost no impact on read performance.
This would be the same with your ram, no real fragmentation issues amongst the ram due to the fact that you can hit anywhere in the memory with relatively the same speed.
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18 Jun 2009   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Some servers make even the most powerful desktop PCs look like a TV remote.

Consider this beast, a BladeCenter QS22/LS21 Cluster, PowerXCell 8i 3.2 Ghz / Opteron DC 1.8 GHz , Voltaire Infiniband. Oh yes, it does silly things with numbers. The PowerXCell 8i 3200 MHz does 12.8 GFlops. lol.

Cores: 129600(!)
Rmax (GFLops): 1105000
Rpeak (GFlops): 1456704
NMax: 2329599
NHalf: 0

Those numbers boggle the mind. This system benched 1.059 petaflop/s (the first ever to break the petaflop barrier) in running the Linpack benchmark application. One petaflop/s represents one quadrillion floating point operations per second.
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18 Jun 2009   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Captain Zero View Post
Some servers make even the most powerful desktop PCs look like a TV remote.

Consider this beast, a BladeCenter QS22/LS21 Cluster, PowerXCell 8i 3.2 Ghz / Opteron DC 1.8 GHz , Voltaire Infiniband. Oh yes, it does silly things with numbers. The PowerXCell 8i 3200 MHz does 12.8 GFlops. lol.

Cores: 129600(!)
Rmax (GFLops): 1105000
Rpeak (GFlops): 1456704
NMax: 2329599
NHalf: 0

Those numbers boggle the mind. This system benched 1.059 petaflop/s (the first ever to break the petaflop barrier) in running the Linpack benchmark application. One petaflop/s represents one quadrillion floating point operations per second.

One word:

GIMME!
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18 Jun 2009   #10

Win 7 Pro x64 x 3, Win 7 Pro x86, Ubuntu 9.04
 
 

Oh, one day... My cell phone is going to be able to do petaflops... Until that day... I'll have to stick with the touch pro II.
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