RAM

  sking65 16:38 15 Jun 2011
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I want to increase my RAM but i was reading through my Motherboard user guide and it says 'You can increase the amount of memory in your pc up to 4GB.' When i bought the pc it came with 4GB RAM already. The motherboard is a D915GAV. Manufactured by ASRock. Processor is AMD Phenom x4 (quad core) 9950 Black edition. I am not sure how much more info is needed to answer this question but i will provide all the necessary info when i know what is needed.

  gengiscant 16:51 15 Jun 2011

If you are only running a 32 bit operating system then 4GB is enough as 32 bit will only see about 3.5GB so unless you upgrade to 64bit then don't bother as it will be of no benefit.

  woodchip 16:59 15 Jun 2011

You cannot put any more in the motherboard its at its max now with four gig. and you do not need it

  sking65 20:24 15 Jun 2011

Ok. It is a 32 bit OS. I am happy with the pc performance i just wanted to put some of my RAM in my daughters pc and thought i might as well replace it with more storage. But that doesn't matter now. Is it the case that with any 32 bit OS that it will probably max out at 4 gig or is that just because i have 32 bit and that particular type of motherboard? Thanks for the help. Much appreciated.

  woodchip 20:30 15 Jun 2011

32 bit can only see 4 gig well about 3 and a bit. but in your case the motherboard also as a set limit of 4 gig

  sking65 17:46 16 Jun 2011

Thanks very much for the help.

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