Question 16GB RAM installed but only 14.2GB available ?

Jun 19, 2022
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I recently noticed that in my TaskManager only 14.2 GB of my RAM is available.
I asked around and someone said that it's vital Windows processes but im sure that it wasnt like this before.

Taskmanager: https://streamable.com/uchazn
Specs:
Operating System
Windows 10 Home 64-bit
CPU
Intel Core i7 8700 @ 3.20GHz
Coffee Lake 14nm Technology
RAM
16,0GB Dual-Channel Unknown @ 1329MHz (19-19-19-43)
Motherboard
Acer B36H4-AD (U3E1)
 

Colif

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You never get all the ram.
with 64bit you get more than 32bit used to provide. Max ram system used to be able to give you was 3.5gb. Now its beyond the amount of ram the PC can hold.

difference is indeed hardware reserved. In my PC it rounds up it seems as I not using 100mb for hardware reservedd
 

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