How much memory do I have?
very-cool at rambler.ru
Tue Sep 22 05:59:13 UTC 2009
2009/9/22 Kevin J. Cummings <cummings at kjchome.homeip.net>:
> On 09/21/2009 06:06 PM, Hiisi wrote:
>> Original Poster, sorry for intruding the thread, but I have small
>> question to ask for those Gurus.
>> How much memory can I have on my computer? It's 32 bit desktop:
> It depends on a lot of things, but mostly your system motherboard.
> Different boards allocate their memory differently. Especially with
> 32-bit only CPUs.
>> If I understand that correctly I'm not allowed to add more that 2GiB?
> That's what the above seems to indicate for your motherboard.
>> Using PAE kernel will I be able to install 4Gib?
> No, if the motherboard isn't capable of handling more than 2GiB, then
> that's your max. My laptop has a max of 2GiB as well. And its running
> an Intel Core2 CPU which is 64-bits. But, it can't use more than 2GiB
> of RAM.
>> Thanks for attention!
Once again, thank you for quality response. Appreciate that.
> board. I have found the site: www.crucial.com is a good repository
> Kevin J. Cummings
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