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Old 09-17-2003, 03:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I only have 384 ram on board at the mo but would like to push it to 1gig. If I install an upgrade to my system os to windows XP upgrade on top of my current OS,will it handle the new ram better because I have been told that Me does not handle ram over 512mb - is this true?

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Old 09-17-2003, 04:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I think Windows 98 doesn't handle over 512? XP Does, i think. Don't quote me on that, I know Linux handles whatever ram you want

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Just get away from WinMe. Who cares what the reason. But if you go with XP, you will need more memory. 512 min to run smooth.

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Old 09-17-2003, 11:18 AM   #4 (permalink)
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winxp can handle up to 8gb of ram, but its your mobo that is limited, and yes win9X can only handle up to 512 mb
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Old 09-30-2003, 10:26 PM   #5 (permalink)
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192 megs here and it runs smooth unless you have the taskbar full.
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