July 7th, 2013, 07:39 AM
Am I using a 64 bit processor?
I use the following:
AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual core processor 5400+
Does this mean I have a 64 bit processor? For some reason I was sure I was using a 32 bit processor.
Is there a way to discover what the ram potential of my motherboard is?
July 7th, 2013, 08:00 AM
The 64 part tells it all... Google your mobo make and model number to find the specs... aka info about the ram.
AMD Athlon 64
X2 dual core processor 5400+
July 7th, 2013, 07:42 PM
July 8th, 2013, 05:02 AM
Hi, you might have been confused by your Operating System?
A 32bit OS will run on a 64bit processor, but a 32bit processor can't handle a 64 bit OS.
Please remember that if you are using 32bit Windows, it will only use around 3.5GB of RAM, even if your MoBo will take much more. This is a limitation on the amount of memory that it can address; and graphics memory is included in this limitation.
Last edited by nihil; July 9th, 2013 at 05:06 AM.
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