RAM Under-rated

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  1. static_x

    static_x New Member

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    Hi,
    Assembled my new system with:

    AMD Phenom II X4 940
    Gigabyte GA MA790GP - UD4H
    Corsair 800Mhz 2GBx2 RAM Modules

    My system is showing only 2.75 gb of RAM. I understand that OS being 32bit the RAM showed is less than 4 GB. But my office PC (HP System - using E7400+4gb RAM) shows 3.31 GB of RAM. I cant understand why there is such difference of RAM Capacity? Does it depends on the Processor and MObO used?

    Also, if i install 64bit XP then do I've to install all my softwares again i mean will the current softwares which run on this 32bit sys will work on the 64bit machine?
     
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    desiibond Bond, Desi Bond!

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    dude. if you haven't installed any GPU, onboard GPU will take 512MB of RAM.
     
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    Arnab boss New Member

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    I think there was a similar probs with ram in this forum...' it was the os I mean the win xp 32 bit that was causing it....?
    Reinstall the winxp and then c it..'
     
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    I have the same Board and Proc. RAM in XP 32 bit is 2.75 GB! Try GPU-Z and u'll c that u have 640MB VRAM. 512 MB is shared minus the GFX Card. If u have a GFX card installed, then its a prob. With integrated gfx, its not. :)
     
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