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Windows 7: win 7 max memory???

07 Jan 2011   #1
whiplash

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Ubuntu Linux
 
 
win 7 max memory???

Hey guys, is the max physical memory that win 7 supports 4GB? I just got a little upgrade from 3GB to 4GB and if i right-click on Computer and click Properties the installed memory says "4.00 GB (3.25 GB usable)". I'm running 32-bit, plan on upgrading to 64-bit soon. any reason as to why I'm not getting my full 4GB?

Thanks


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07 Jan 2011   #2
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whiplash View Post
Hey guys, is the max physical memory that win 7 supports 4GB? I just got a little upgrade from 3GB to 4GB and if i right-click on Computer and click Properties the installed memory says "4.00 GB (3.25 GB usable)". I'm running 32-bit, plan on upgrading to 64-bit soon. any reason as to why I'm not getting my full 4GB?

Thanks
It's because you're using 32bit right now, 64bit will use all 4gb.
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07 Jan 2011   #3
whiplash

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Ubuntu Linux
 
 

thanks, i thought 32-bit used up to 4GB.
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07 Jan 2011   #4
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whiplash View Post
thanks, i thought 32-bit used up to 4GB.
You're welcome,

Good explanation in this thread,

Win 7 only 3.25 gb ram
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