packard bell imedia 1408

  charlieh34 20:25 21 Nov 2005
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just brought an imedia pc 1408 packard bell pc from pc world the pc is ment to come with 512ddr ram but when I right click my computer and go properties general tab it says 448meg of ram? have I been sold to little ram also when I go to system info under system tools it says 512 meg ofphysical memory am I being mislead or is something amiss
appreciate anyones opinions
thanks all.

  Al94 20:34 21 Nov 2005

This model uses 64 mb of ram for video, 512mb less 64 = 448mb

  GaT7 20:34 21 Nov 2005

The 'missing' 64Mb may be used for its integrated graphics. G

  charlieh34 20:46 21 Nov 2005

Oh that explains it though Id been sold short doh! didnt realise that the onboard graphics uses a chunk of the ram just for itself.

thanks al94 and crossbow7

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