Quote: Originally Posted by isogamer
I really don't want to reinstall Windows 7 x64bit version because i have soo much data that i need to back up in order to do that.
That's why you do the proper planning and research ahead of time. The memory limits of x86 OSes have been considered common knowledge in the computing field for about 5 years now, since the debate was raging on between XP and XP x64. I'm surprised someone would know enough to build a nice, top end system, and not understand they'd need an x64 OS to handle it all.....which acts as a segway to...
The fact is, if you want to use all of your memory, you need to run a 64 bit OS. Backing up your data, reinstalling the OS, and restoring your data is a very simple straightforward process that is FAR less painful than people make it out to be. Besides...wouldn't it be worth it, to be able to take full advantage of your system?
Your current setup is akin to put skateboard wheels on a new BMW M3. It's capable of so much more, but one simple incorrect decision is holding back the entire system.