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I have 64 bit windows and 4 gb of ram installed yet it only uses 3.5gb. Any ideas what would cause this?

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post #2 of 6
It may be set to be shared with the video card.
There should be an option in your bios to disable this.
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Nah its not the GPU thing, I did figure it out though. Google finally came through. In msconfig advanced boot options you can't have maximum memory checked, or it goes nuts.

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post #4 of 6
Since your motherboard has no video card. It's not as posted above, however it is a setting in the bios. Checking your manual now for directions. See edit momentarily.

edit: NVM seems you found it
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Originally Posted by rocklobsta1109;14649281 
Nah its not the GPU thing, I did figure it out though. Google finally came through. In msconfig advanced boot options you can't have maximum memory checked, or it goes nuts.

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This, I had my system running on 3gb and it totally killed my ram performance.

After figuring out my mistake, straight back to normal.
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Yeah kind of a derp moment for me, sorry its late frown.gif
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