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Windows 7: win7 64bit only recognizing 6gig of my 8gig of ram

01 Oct 2010   #71
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

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01 Oct 2010   #72
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

Why is windows 7 marking all my extra RAM as "hardware reserved"? - Super User

Pushing the Limits of Windows: Physical Memory - Mark's Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

Even though your video card has onboard, fast, dedicated video memory, Windows still has to address and interact with that memory using the same physical memory addressing that is uses for RAM, PCI devices and other devices. This can crowd the physical address space. 64 bit OS should cope better with this than a 32 bit OS, but it's hands may still be tied some device requirements.
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01 Oct 2010   #73
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

I still think it's a missing Bios setting that allocates memory to certain areas.
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01 Oct 2010   #74
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

he said he has checked the bios doc what settings should he be looking at?
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01 Oct 2010   #75
DirtyElf

Windows 7 64-bit Home
 
 

yeah ive looked through the bios, didnt really know what i was looking for though so i may have missed something

doesnt make sense that the gfx card would be robbing 2gb of ram, the card is only a 1gb card
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01 Oct 2010   #76
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DirtyElf View Post
yeah ive looked through the bios, didnt really know what i was looking for though so i may have missed something

doesnt make sense that the gfx card would be robbing 2gb of ram, the card is only a 1gb card
yeah i thought that trying to see if there is a program to tell you whats using it
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01 Oct 2010   #77
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brianzion View Post
he said he has checked the bios doc what settings should he be looking at?

As you can see from my avatar, I'm a little brain impaired for the month of October

Several months ago in a few different threads there was talk of Bios settings that limited memory useage or allocated memory useage to certain areas. I am surprised that some other member has not jumped in on this yet But on the other hand, probably not all Bios have this option
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01 Oct 2010   #78
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

when i mouse over the *hardware reserved* in resource monitor a little pop up says >> *memory that is reserved for use by the BIOS and some drivers for other peripherals* (mines 1 MB in use 3100 MB) so thats a good clue leading to the bios.
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01 Oct 2010   #79
DirtyElf

Windows 7 64-bit Home
 
 

ASUS P7P55D-E PRO: Look at the BIOS - Techgage

what could i be looking for?
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01 Oct 2010   #80
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Might try changing the memory reMap & reboot to see what it does ???


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