RAM Hardware Reserves

dragonelf37

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hello,

i upgraded my PC :
MB: Z68 Extreme3 Gen3
CPU: i5 2500
Ram: ddr3 adata 8gb

i looked uop in my task manager and noticed that 6.9gb is reserved for hardware and oly 2gb is ready to use. is there any option to change that?
 

Gamer-girl

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Must have went to task manager > performance tab and clicked the Resource monitor tab then went to the memory tab.

You can try pressing windows button (or click start button)
- type: msconfig
- Go to "Boot" tab
- Click advance tab check the "maximum memory" box then OK
- Then reboot

If that doesn't work then check in your BIOS to see if you have "memory remapping" enabled.
 

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