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    Windows 7 maximum addressable memory?

    what is the amount of memory windows 7 can address? both 32 bit and 64 bit versions.. i have 16GB memory for a new pc build..

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    Re: Windows 7 maximum addressable memory?

    32bit = 4GB
    64bit = much more than you have but I cant remember how much

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    Re: Windows 7 maximum addressable memory?

    Varies by editon;

    Starter: 8GB
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    Re: Windows 7 maximum addressable memory?

    i got home premium edition. ah max 16GB but my mobo supports 32GB.
    @chuckskull what about windows 8? there is more than one edition of that?

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    Re: Windows 7 maximum addressable memory?

    Windows 8 standard supports up to 128GB and pro 512GB. 32bit versions are, as always, limited to 4GB.

    You'll need an OS that can handle 32GB RAM to make use of your motherboard's full capacity. However 16GB will be more than enough for a while yet.

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    Re: Windows 7 maximum addressable memory?

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckskull View Post
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    Thanks! Luckly i get Professional for free. Cant wait to put it in my new system.

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    Re: Windows 7 maximum addressable memory?

    Quote Originally Posted by rolfcore View Post
    Thanks! Luckly i get Professional for free. Cant wait to put it in my new system.
    Remember that 7->8 upgrades are half price from windows.com until the end of January

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    Re: Windows 7 maximum addressable memory?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_7

    192 GB limit for 64bit version

    Under the Physical memory limits portion of the Windows 7 page.

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