what is the max ram my computer can handle

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  • What is the maximum amount of RAM supported by a laptop?

  • As we observed, the maximum supported RAM capacity for a 1 to 2 years old model was around 64GB. For the 3 to 5 years old model, the maximum supported RAM capacity was around 32GB or 16GB.

  • How much memory does a computer have?

  • The total amount of memory, or RAM a computer can have is dependent on the motherboard installed in the computer and the operating system. In general, most motherboards will support either two or four memory modules, but the type of memory can differ widely from one motherboard to the next.

  • How much RAM do I need for 32 bit operating systems?

  • Taking a closer look at the table above, you will notice that 32 bit operating systems can access just 4GB of RAM at most. And there’s more bad news: This 4GB memory limit is shared between RAM and other devices (e.g. video, audio and network memory) so this further reduces the amount of available RAM to 3 – 3.5GB in most cases.

  • How much RAM can a Linux system have?

  • Most 32-bit Linux systems only support 4 GB of RAM, unless the PAE kernel is enabled, which allows a 64 GB max. However, 64-bit variants support between 1 and 256 TB. To determine how much ram your Linux-based computer supports, open the Terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T) and type the following command: sudo dmidecode -t 16

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