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Kobuster
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Registered: ‎06-24-2010
Location: Oregon
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M90p & Windows 7 64-bit - How much Hardware Reserved ram?

I have a M90p with 5 GB ram installed.  However, I just have Windows 7 32 installed (doh) and thus the Resource Monitor says there are 2.2 GB ram reserved.  I'm wondering how much RAM will be reserved if I switch to Win 7 64.  Does anyone have any experience with this?

cziggy
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Registered: ‎06-24-2010
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Re: M90p & Windows 7 64-bit - How much Hardware Reserved ram?

With Windows 7 32bit you will only be able to use 4GB or (3.44 GB actually Useable) but with Windows 7 x64 you should be able to use all 5GB but normally Hardware reserved means that the ram is installed in a non properly configuration and based on 5GB and not 4, you have an extra stick of ram that doesn't match the rest. But I have seen of ways to make it usable by following the following instruction's

 

http://forums.techarena.in/motherboard-processor-ram/1175521.htm

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