memory question

Derek Broughton derek at
Mon Jan 5 20:50:06 UTC 2009

Rashkae wrote:

> Paras pradhan wrote:
>> Is there anything I can do to use full 4 GB of RAM instead of 3.24 GB
>> when using 8.10 64 bit?. My machine is Dell 640m Laptop with A10 bios.
>> Any one full utilizing 4 GB?
> Your notebook comes with an Intel graphics chip that does not have
> dedicated video ram.  That means that the system is using some of your
> system ram as Video ram, and that memory will never be available to the
> Operating system.

While you may be right - I don't think you can be certain.  Dell usually 
offers higher quality video as an option on their laptops.

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