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Windows 7: 6 gb ram installed only 3.37 useable

01 Feb 2016   #1
fspsyco

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
6 gb ram installed only 3.37 useable

so about a month ago i got my self a bit more ram for my pc for better load times what not and with in 3 days i find out that only a part of my ram is usable the most ram this garbage mobo can handle is 4gb yet i'm only able to use 3.37 my os is windows 7 home premium 64 bit



current mobo: ASUSTek Computer INC. Leonite2 (Socket 775)

ps:i have another mobo i just gotta get a new case (just looking for a short term answer for now)


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01 Feb 2016   #2
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

The 64 bit OS uses more of the available memory than a 32 bit. Thus with whatever else is using memory the 64 bit OS can cause less memory to be available.
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01 Feb 2016   #3
BorisTheAnimal

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fireberd View Post
The 64 bit OS uses more of the available memory than a 32 bit. Thus with whatever else is using memory the 64 bit OS can cause less memory to be available.
Unless there is an option in his BIOS for resizing the Hardware reserved ram?
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01 Feb 2016   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

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02 Feb 2016   #5
fspsyco

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BorisTheAnimal View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fireberd View Post
The 64 bit OS uses more of the available memory than a 32 bit. Thus with whatever else is using memory the 64 bit OS can cause less memory to be available.
Unless there is an option in his BIOS for resizing the Hardware reserved ram?
i've looked at bios before i came here but it has vary minimalistic options i think thats just because the pc im using now was bought in store ie prebuilt hp desktop back in 06 but i've modded it since then but for the moment im using the mobo that came with it so all options on my bios are kinda useless
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02 Feb 2016   #6
fspsyco

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

also i assume you mean this


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02 Feb 2016   #7
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You have to click Resource Monitor, then the memory tab, then post a snip.

It`s your motherboard and most likely you can`t do anything about it.

Are you using on board graphics ?

or.....

Are you using a video card ?

Please fill in your computer specs
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02 Feb 2016   #8
fspsyco

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Please fill in your computer specs
here you are:


Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
CPU
Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 @ 2.66GHz 46 C
Conroe 65nm Technology
RAM
6.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 333MHz (5-5-5-15)
Motherboard
ASUSTek Computer INC. Leonite2 (Socket 775) 35 C
Graphics
X203H (1600x900@59Hz)
1023MB GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Gigabyte) 50 C
Hard Drives
466GB Western Digital WDC WD5000AAKX-00ERMA0 (RAID) 35 C
Optical Drives
HL-DT-ST DVD-RW GSA-H60L
Audio
Realtek High Definition Audio
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02 Feb 2016   #9
fspsyco

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

here's the correct info


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02 Feb 2016   #10
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

I meant fill in your specs at the bottom left corner of your reply, you don`t want to go filling in your specs in every reply

I have an E6700 in my Gateway, that`s a good little cpu.

You didn`t say if you are using the motherboard graphics or if you have a graphics card installed ?????

Your memory is all there, you have 2690 MB dedicated to hardware.

Could you post a shot of your WEI, particularly this shot here.


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