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Windows 7: how do i get more than 2.87 memory out of om pc?

08 Aug 2015   #1
RICHO20

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 
how do i get more than 2.87 memory out of om pc?

hey there, i know the question has been many times asked, i checked some threads but couldnt come to an answer so i am asking again.... yesterday i installed a 2GB RAM to my pc and i have now 4GB in total, it's 32 Bit and i know it can only handle a litte bit less than 4GB, but is there a way to get a litte bite more, like 3.7 GB or something like this? i realized that 1.1 GB is system reserved, mabye i can free them and use them somehow?

thanks a lot!






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08 Aug 2015   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Hardware reserve is high.
Because you just installed ram it could be as simple as reseating the ram or mismatched ram and settings.

I really can't guide you anymore until I no more about your system.

Use these two tutorials so you can completely fill in your My System Specs.

By Brink:
System Info - See Your System Specs

By Kari:
Speccy - Publish Snapshot of your System Specs
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09 Aug 2015   #3
RICHO20

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

hey thanks for ur reply! here is the speccy snapshot! i hope it would help


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File Type: rar RICHO-PC.rar (12.5 KB, 1 views)
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09 Aug 2015   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Look in the lower left corner of your post and you will see My System Specs

That is where the needed spec information needs to be.
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09 Aug 2015   #5
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Looking at your RAM from that speccy output, shows an interesting mix,

Code:
Slot #1
					Type	DDR2
					Size	1024 MBytes
					Manufacturer	A-Data Technology
					Max Bandwidth	PC2-5300 (333 MHz)
					Part Number	DQPE1A08
					Week/year	29 / 08
						Timing table
								JEDEC #1
									Frequency	200.0 MHz
									CAS# Latency	3.0
									RAS# To CAS#	3
									RAS# Precharge	3
									tRAS	9
									tRC	12
									Voltage	1.800 V
								JEDEC #2
									Frequency	266.7 MHz
									CAS# Latency	4.0
									RAS# To CAS#	4
									RAS# Precharge	4
									tRAS	12
									tRC	16
									Voltage	1.800 V
								JEDEC #3
									Frequency	333.3 MHz
									CAS# Latency	5.0
									RAS# To CAS#	5
									RAS# Precharge	5
									tRAS	16
									tRC	21
									Voltage	1.800 V
Code:
Slot #2
					Type	DDR2
					Size	512 MBytes
					Manufacturer	Nanya Technology
					Max Bandwidth	PC2-4300 (266 MHz)
					Part Number	M2U51264TU88A0F-37
					Serial Number	C02E0B02
					Week/year	01 / 05
						Timing table
								JEDEC #1
									Frequency	200.0 MHz
									CAS# Latency	3.0
									RAS# To CAS#	3
									RAS# Precharge	3
									tRAS	9
									tRC	12
									Voltage	1.800 V
								JEDEC #2
									Frequency	266.7 MHz
									CAS# Latency	4.0
									RAS# To CAS#	4
									RAS# Precharge	4
									tRAS	12
									tRC	16
									Voltage	1.800 V
								JEDEC #3
									Frequency	266.7 MHz
									CAS# Latency	5.0
									RAS# To CAS#	4
									RAS# Precharge	4
									tRAS	12
									tRC	16
									Voltage	1.800 V
Code:
Slot #3
					Type	DDR2
					Size	512 MBytes
					Manufacturer	Kingston
					Max Bandwidth	PC2-5300 (333 MHz)
					Serial Number	6A1A43E9
					Week/year	10 / 07
						Timing table
								JEDEC #1
									Frequency	200.0 MHz
									CAS# Latency	3.0
									RAS# To CAS#	3
									RAS# Precharge	3
									tRAS	9
									tRC	12
									Voltage	1.800 V
								JEDEC #2
									Frequency	266.7 MHz
									CAS# Latency	4.0
									RAS# To CAS#	4
									RAS# Precharge	4
									tRAS	12
									tRC	16
									Voltage	1.800 V
								JEDEC #3
									Frequency	333.3 MHz
									CAS# Latency	5.0
									RAS# To CAS#	5
									RAS# Precharge	5
									tRAS	16
									tRC	21
									Voltage	1.800 V
Code:
Slot #4
					Type	DDR2
					Size	2048 MBytes
					Manufacturer	Unknown
					Max Bandwidth	PC2-6400 (400 MHz)
					Part Number	D8LR2GNC88S
					Week/year	49 / 14
						Timing table
								JEDEC #1
									Frequency	200.0 MHz
									CAS# Latency	3.0
									RAS# To CAS#	3
									RAS# Precharge	3
									tRAS	9
									tRC	12
									Voltage	1.800 V
								JEDEC #2
									Frequency	266.7 MHz
									CAS# Latency	4.0
									RAS# To CAS#	4
									RAS# Precharge	4
									tRAS	12
									tRC	16
									Voltage	1.800 V
								JEDEC #3
									Frequency	400.0 MHz
									CAS# Latency	5.0
									RAS# To CAS#	5
									RAS# Precharge	5
									tRAS	18
									tRC	23
									Voltage	1.800 V
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09 Aug 2015   #6
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Yes for sure I would call that mismatch ram.
Ram that mismatched will never work properly.

Thanks Derek for the proper picture.
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09 Aug 2015   #7
RICHO20

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

thanks a lot for the replies, ya i know they are mismatched ... so you guys mean this is the only way? to make them from the same kind? or is there another way to get just litte bite more ram out of them?

thanks a lot
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09 Aug 2015   #8
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

See what happens when you switch the modules in slot one and two.

So you would have:

Slot 1: 512MB
Slot 2: 1GB
Slot 3: 512MB
Slot 4: 2GB

Having those two 512's next to each other like you do now isn't ideal to say the least.
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09 Aug 2015   #9
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

4x1gb packs are pretty cheap especially ddr2 :/
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