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Windows Xp home SP3 32bit Ram limit

Discussion in 'General Software' started by Metallica2544, Apr 5, 2009.

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    How much ram can Xp 32bit handle i heard about four different answers what is it????
     
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    (3 or 3.5) I see 3.5 on my pc
     
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    2^32=4096

    32bit allows a total of 4 gigs amongst ALL memory including vid card memory, etc. This means you'll get somewhere between 3.25-3.5 gigs of ram
     
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    As mentioned above if you use 4Gigs of ram you should see about 3.25Gigs-3.50Gigs but that number may differ based on your PC.
     
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    I have a question... IF i had 4Gb of ram and used 512mb of that for my onboard VGA, would that be allowed? as in would it still give me 3.25 - 3.5Gb to use on my system? or would it be deducted from the 3.25 - 3.5Gb you stated it would be left with.
     
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    Yes it should but again nothing is guaranteed because PC specs do differ from one user to the next.
     
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    Thanks for the answer everybody!
     

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