TechSpot

RAM With Windows XP Pro

By centurian102
Jan 18, 2009
  1. I am wanting to add RAM to My system since I do video editing for a living. I currently have 4 gigs but the mobo I have will accomodate 8 gigs. My question is will XP Pro utilize all 8 gigs of memory if I do add to it? Also will XP Pro allow my video editing software to utilize the added memory? There is no sense in upgrading the RAM if I can't use it.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    NO. XP 32 bit is limited to 4 gb and cannot really access above 3gb. If you have a 64 bit version then the answer is yes.
     
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Add New Comment

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...