Bookmark and Share

Author Topic: 1.89 RAM available out of 4GB RAM?  (Read 25723 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline TheN1nja

  • PcWinTech Full Member
  • **
  • Join Date: Nov 2012
  • Posts: 20
  • Karma: 0
1.89 RAM available out of 4GB RAM?
« on: January 03, 2013, 07:58:12 AM »
Hi, Its Ninja again
I need help because i have recently noticed that my pc is only using 1.89 GB ram out of 4 GB which is bad since I  host a server. Also very weird.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Installed Physical Memory (RAM)   4.00 GB
Total Physical Memory   3.75 GB
Available Physical Memory   1.89 GB

PcWinTech.com Forums

1.89 RAM available out of 4GB RAM?
« on: January 03, 2013, 07:58:12 AM »

Offline TheN1nja

  • PcWinTech Full Member
  • **
  • Join Date: Nov 2012
  • Posts: 20
  • Karma: 0
Re: 1.89 RAM available out of 4GB RAM?
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2013, 03:25:20 PM »
Anyone there? I really need to get more RAM available.

Offline TheN1nja

  • PcWinTech Full Member
  • **
  • Join Date: Nov 2012
  • Posts: 20
  • Karma: 0
Re: 1.89 RAM available out of 4GB RAM?
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2013, 03:43:36 PM »
Waiting for my hero. Shane :D

Offline Shane

  • Top Geek, err uh Dog.
  • PcWinTech Administrator
  • PcWinTech Guru
  • *******
  • Join Date: Jul 2008
  • Posts: 16,846
  • Location: USA
  • Karma: 523
  • "Knowledge should be shared not hidden."
Re: 1.89 RAM available out of 4GB RAM?
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2013, 04:17:01 PM »
It is because your on a 32 bit system. It has a 3gb limit and you must have an onboard video card using the rest of the memory. If you upgrade to a 64bit you get all the memory :-)

Shane
(My weekends belong to my wife and kids, I will try my best to answer all posts daily during the work week)

(About Shane)
Site Owner, Top Admin, Lead Programmer, Wife & 5 kids, Needs a lot more coffee.

When people ask "Why fix what isn't broken?" I reply "To make it better."
"Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile"
Honor & Respect is all that matters.

Owner & Programmer of: www.pcwintech.com & www.tweaking.com

Offline TheN1nja

  • PcWinTech Full Member
  • **
  • Join Date: Nov 2012
  • Posts: 20
  • Karma: 0
Re: 1.89 RAM available out of 4GB RAM?
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2013, 04:22:38 PM »
Im not on a 32 bit i am on 64. Here is my pc's info
OS Name   Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Ultimate
System Type   x64-based PC
Processor   AMD Phenom(tm) 9950 Quad-Core Processor, 2600 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)


Offline Shane

  • Top Geek, err uh Dog.
  • PcWinTech Administrator
  • PcWinTech Guru
  • *******
  • Join Date: Jul 2008
  • Posts: 16,846
  • Location: USA
  • Karma: 523
  • "Knowledge should be shared not hidden."
Re: 1.89 RAM available out of 4GB RAM?
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2013, 04:29:17 PM »
(My weekends belong to my wife and kids, I will try my best to answer all posts daily during the work week)

(About Shane)
Site Owner, Top Admin, Lead Programmer, Wife & 5 kids, Needs a lot more coffee.

When people ask "Why fix what isn't broken?" I reply "To make it better."
"Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile"
Honor & Respect is all that matters.

Owner & Programmer of: www.pcwintech.com & www.tweaking.com

Offline TheN1nja

  • PcWinTech Full Member
  • **
  • Join Date: Nov 2012
  • Posts: 20
  • Karma: 0
Re: 1.89 RAM available out of 4GB RAM?
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2013, 04:35:07 PM »
Didn't work :L. I'll just buy more ram since i host a minecraft server now. How much ram do you think my pc should have?

Offline Shane

  • Top Geek, err uh Dog.
  • PcWinTech Administrator
  • PcWinTech Guru
  • *******
  • Join Date: Jul 2008
  • Posts: 16,846
  • Location: USA
  • Karma: 523
  • "Knowledge should be shared not hidden."
Re: 1.89 RAM available out of 4GB RAM?
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2013, 04:55:18 PM »
Depends what the motherboard can handle. I say just bump it up to 8GB :wink:

Shane
(My weekends belong to my wife and kids, I will try my best to answer all posts daily during the work week)

(About Shane)
Site Owner, Top Admin, Lead Programmer, Wife & 5 kids, Needs a lot more coffee.

When people ask "Why fix what isn't broken?" I reply "To make it better."
"Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile"
Honor & Respect is all that matters.

Owner & Programmer of: www.pcwintech.com & www.tweaking.com

PcWinTech.com Forums

Re: 1.89 RAM available out of 4GB RAM?
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2013, 04:55:18 PM »

 

email