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Not sure if I'm reaching my RAM potential?

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I've had my new machine for almost a year and it just occurred to me that I'm not sure if I'm using all of it to it's potential.

As you can see in my info, these are the hardware specs I'm working with. My bios is all up to date, so my question is if there is any tests or way to know that I'm using it.

My machine quite literally has everything plugged in and updated and that's as far as I've taken it.

Any help is much appreciated
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you could press CTRL+ALT+DEL to see how much RAM you are using
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I'm a vfx artist, right now I'm rendering a cpu intensive project from After Effects and it's only using 8 gigz of ram...

I've never seen it go near 24 gigz of ram...ever.
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