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S/W Dram Over 4G Remapping
H/W Dram Over 4G Remapping

I got new asus mobo and i have noticed these options , can someone please enlighten me what these do. I have two sticks of 1g ram OZ brand. Should i keep it enabled ?
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no ideas?
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S/W Dram Over 4G Remapping
H/W Dram Over 4G Remapping

I got new asus mobo and i have noticed these options , can someone please enlighten me what these do. I have two sticks of 1g ram OZ brand. Should i keep it enabled ?
The first thing you listed isn't relevant because of your cpu. Because you have a cpu with E0 or higher (yours should be E4 or E6), you would want to Enable the Hardware remapping if your system is using 4 gb of memory or above. For systems without an E0 cpu or higher, they'd have to Enable the Software remapping. Doing so moves the memory block above 4 gb and will allow your OS to use all 4 gb. If you don't enable it, some of those memory addresses are saved for PCI slots. Bottomline, disable both with your current ram.
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thank you very much!
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confused on your reply can you explain in detail? sccr64472
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