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6gb Ram Only 3gb Usable

So i've had issues with my RAM usage on windows 7 rc x32-bit for a little while now. I've even reinstalled the OS and at idle i'm running at 32%. A friend of mine has a computer i built a while ago and has 4gb of RAM and has 3.5 usable RAM. For some odd reason I have 6gb of found RAM with only 3.0 usable RAM.

RAM - CORSAIR DOMINATOR 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory

any suggestions please?

View 9 Replies (Posted: Sep 10, 2009)

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