Re: RAM Upgrade
A 32 bit application can not address more 4GB since the maximum number that
can be stored is 32 bits is 4GB.
Vista64 bit is a 64 bit application so it's performance is better can
perform operations in support of 32 bit application such as data transfers
"Night Hawk" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Louie Kapp;939942 Wrote:
>> On Wed, 14 Jan 2009 20:11:01 -0800, Bundy115
>> <Bundy115@xxxxxx> wrote:
>> > > >
>> > >Thanks for the reply. I am running Vista Ultimate x64 so I know it
>> > will
>> > >support 8.00GB RAM. My question is can a 32 bit application installed
>> > on
>> > >Vista Ultimate x64 with 8GB RAM address more than 4GB (i.e. is a 32
>> > bit
>> > >application limited by 32 bit addressing on a 64 bit OS)? > >
>> I do believe that it's Windows that does the addressing, not the
>> individual application.
> That would be the 32bit kernel itself. Any typical 32bit application
> will simply use what it needs for it's processes. If you were working
> with large CAD projects or some other large memory hungry softwares then
> you see where it would use larger amounts of ram to start with.
> Someone recently pointed out seeing a CAD project easily chew up some
> 5gb of memory while having 8gb installed.
> Night Hawk