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  • Hello,

     

       According to this article:  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929605/en-us, Windows Vista (32 bit) cannot support 4 GB of memory.... it can only support up to 3.12 GB of memory.

     

    My question is, should I put in 4 GB of memory into machines that I am building today?  For instance, does it make sense to put in the 4 GB of memory, and let my pci devices use up the 1 GB of memory, thus allowing Vista to use the other 3, or is that not how it works?

     

    Can someone give me an explanation to this?

     

    Thanks.

     

    Tuesday, June 17, 2008 3:12 AM

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