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I didn't know where else to post this, so i posted here. I was wondering how i can test new ram in 32bit, i know 32-bit only reads 3.5gb. I am getting corsair dominator 6gb ram to install with win 7 64bit. So my question is how can i find out if the ram is working if win 32 bit only reads 3.5gb? What i am saying is how can i test the ram on 32bit? I want to do this to make sure none of the ram is DOA.
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For all I know, the best way to do that is install 32-bit first before it arrives then test it. Then again, I'm sure Windows 32-bit can detect all 6gb but only use 3.25gb.
   
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Windows will detect it but cant use it. So you can test it. You will even be able to see it in the bios...
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Ok thanks
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Just run Memtest, it will check it all.
Or just install 1 stick at a time.
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