A few weeks back I did a RAM upgrade to my
I originally had 2 GB of ram and i purchaced 4
GB of DDR2. It all installed correctly. No major
problems. (There was the slight problem that
occurred when it didn't register as existing, but
thats dealt with now.)
This phisically left me with 6 GB of ram.
I booted up my computer and checked how
much it detected. It said 3.50. I checked it
with CPU-Z and it said 4096.
CPU-Z also told me that slots 2,3 and 4 were in use. My system must be ignoring slot 1.
Can any one explain why it does not detect 6
GB of ram? Is it because i need to reload
After I put in the new ram i installed a 64-bit
edition. But this still detected 3.50 GB of
All i could guess was that this was XP's limit.
Id check it with one of my other installed OS' but I have no clue how to.
Could someone please explain this to me in
System information tells me i have a:
AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core
Processor 4400+ 2.31GHz
What is the 4400 in this?
My first guess was that it meant i had a 6.71
GHz processor. But if thats the case, then
why are all factors pointing to me having a
Thanks for this,
As you may have noticed. I'm not very good
with hardware... Or programming... Or
computers in general.
Here are what system tells me my stats are.
Plus more information i added just encase it helps.
Microsoft Windows XP 32-bit SP2
Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit
Microsoft Windows ME
Ubuntu LTS 8.04
AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4400+ 2.31GHz
6.0 GB (System only detects 3.50 GB)
NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT 512 MB
190 GB (internal)
500 GB (internal)
120 GB (external)