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16-09-2012 4:46 PM

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Windows 7 64 can use the full 4GB of RAM (assuming that's the amount you have).

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If you wish to upgrade the amount of available RAM from 4GB what is the next logical step, is it 8GB or could you replace a 2GB with a 4GB ?

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16-09-2012 5:09 PM

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You should have either 2 or 4 slots filled not 1 or 3 for dual channel operation.

If you have 2 x 2GB at present and want to increase the memory then adding 2 more sticks is the way to go and whether you add 2 x 1GB or 2 x 2GB is up to you but given the low price of memory I would add 2 x 2GB

Of course if the motherboard only has 2 slots then it gets expensive and then you need to ask whether you have any programmes which can use the extra memory (are they 64 bit) or whether you have several memory hungry programs running simultaneously

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16-09-2012 5:09 PM

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Memory upgrades can depend on the motherboard and a read of it's manual can provide the answer.

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16-09-2012 5:13 PM

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16-09-2012 5:36 PM

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16-09-2012 6:23 PM

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but am happy with my 8 gig

samsung 850evo 250gig , WD black 2 TB . Asus Phoebus sound ,

16 gig Avexir ram 2400 , water cooling Corsair H100i gtx ,

Corsair 750HXI Psu , Phanteks Enthoo pro case .

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16-09-2012 7:03 PM

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16-09-2012 10:55 PM

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samsung 850evo 250gig , WD black 2 TB . Asus Phoebus sound ,

16 gig Avexir ram 2400 , water cooling Corsair H100i gtx ,

Corsair 750HXI Psu , Phanteks Enthoo pro case .

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17-09-2012 8:56 PM

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On 64-bit Windows, there are several orders of magnitude more addresses, so at the current time the only limit is an artificial one at 192GB, and I can't imagine that there are many desktops/workstations in the world in 2012 which need that amount!

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18-09-2012 12:30 AM

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