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Why does your PCs RAM appear as 192mb when you bought it with 256mb?

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February 12, 2005 12:46AM

When there is a difference like that in the RAM count, it usually means that you have a "shared" ram with a 64MB on-board video card. That's one of the reasons why it's good to load the computer with as much RAM as you can afford; it increases the number of applications that you can run concurrently without being affected by the hardware needs.