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Windows 7: Ram usage

25 Apr 2015   #1

Ram usage

I have two ram cards in my desktop that are 4 gb. I just recently put in 2 gb of ram and my usage is now 6 gb but 3.25 gb are usable. Why is this happening, my desktop is windows 7 home premium 64 bit, hp pavilion.

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25 Apr 2015   #2
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Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

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System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell Inspiron 640m
OS Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
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25 Apr 2015   #3

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