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Old 01-13-2004, 09:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 448MB instead of 512?

"My Computer" tells me that I've got "448 MB of RAM". I also installed RAMIDLE on my notebook, this is showing me also 448MB as the capacity of my RAM. But when I bought the comp I thought it has 512MB. Is this normal, that it shows only 448?

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Old 01-13-2004, 11:05 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Your video card may be using some of the total ram as a shared resource. The difference is 64 mb, so see if the specs tell you that you have a 64 mb video card on it.


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Old 01-13-2004, 05:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes, your graphics core has no frame buffer memory of its own and must borrow 64 MB from the system RAM.
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Old 01-13-2004, 05:37 PM   #4 (permalink)
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ya its integrated graphics buddy, kinda sucks eh
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