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Windows 7: is 16gb ram suitable for my dell laptop?

17 Dec 2014   #11
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Max memory limits for 64-bit Windows 7 | ZDNet


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17 Dec 2014   #12
gulls777

Windows 10 Pro x64 v1607
 
 

Well.....


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18 Dec 2014   #13
Slartybart

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem
 
 

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You'll need Windows Pro or better to use more than 8GB.
I don't believe this is true.
I am running 16GB on Home Premium right now.
I believe the limit for Home Premium is 16GB.
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Well.....
Thank you everyone ... keep keeping me honest!

My apologies, I should have confirmed (I usually post the same sheet gulls posted - shame on me!). I've corrected my post.

Looking at your SF profile specs (Ult x64), I think you'll be alright. It's not only the OS, but the Mobo must be able to address the available memory. Is there any way you could borrow memory to test it out before spending money?

As MagusMagnus said I suppose there's no real harm in attempting it, but definitely check the return policy and save the receipt.
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11 Aug 2015   #14
ferg34

windows 7-64bit
 
 

Sorry to burst your bubble.
I have 2 memory slots on my XPS l7 702x i installed 8 gb. & 8 gb. tolal 16gb. As long as you are rurning 64 bit it runs perfect. fast. 10 sec. boot up. I bought the memory from the Crusial web site 3 years ago.
Also i'm running windows 7 premium.
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