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Windows 7: 4 g of ram but 3.90 usable ?

28 Feb 2012   #1
baxxter

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 Bit
 
 
4 g of ram but 3.90 usable ?

I have 4 g of ram and windows 7 64 bit but it only using 3.9 ?
I installed the driver of the nvidia too
can any one advice me plz


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28 Feb 2012   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Probably shared video memory, and 0.1 gig is so small its not worth worrying about.
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28 Feb 2012   #3
baxxter

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Probably shared video memory, and 0.1 gig is so small its not worth worrying about.
shared between what ?
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28 Feb 2012   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by baxxter View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Probably shared video memory, and 0.1 gig is so small its not worth worrying about.
shared between what ?

Video cards have two kinds of memory (dedicated (built onto the card) and shared where it uses some of the system memory to increase it capabilities,

Again 0.1 gig isnt worth the trouble'
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28 Feb 2012   #5
baxxter

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 Bit
 
 

I doubt this but I wasnt sure ,thank you
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01 Mar 2012   #6
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by baxxter View Post
I doubt this but I wasnt sure ,thank you
It's your i7 processor. The Intel HD3000 graphics is using it.
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01 Mar 2012   #7
baxxter

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 Bit
 
 

yes its i7 core ,but i have c graphic too !
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01 Mar 2012   #8
TVeblen

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Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

It doesn't matter. The HD3000 is present and runs until the system determines it needs more horsepower, then your dedicated graphics kick in.
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01 Mar 2012   #9
0pTicaL

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TVeblen View Post
It doesn't matter. The HD3000 is present and runs until the system determines it needs more horsepower, then your dedicated graphics kick in.
But what if the IGP is disabled in the BIOS?
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01 Mar 2012   #10
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I was under the impression on these dual graphics laptops that you couldn't disable the Intel portion. There'd be little reason to do so, as it is meant to save you on battery power usage and likely heat.
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