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    Is it just me or...?

    Has anyone else noticed a few computer manufacturers putting out 32 bit Vista Home Premium and 32 bit Windows 7 Home Premium retail units (desktops and laptops) with 4GB RAM?

    I played dumb with a retail zombie from Bust Buy and he said "oh even on a 32 bit machine it enables you to have better and smoother graphics and to be able to fly through video editing". Hmm ok Jethro.

    It sounds more like a way of enabling the retailers to keep some older designed units up in price when they should actually be selling for $100-$200 less than MSRP. Not a gripe just curious if anyone else had noticed it recently?

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    Is it just me or...?

    Been wondering the same thing, prolly just think people are stupid.

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    Is it just me or...?

    32bit can't handle more then 2gb or something like that, right? Thought that was just XP? It's 241am, sorry for mental lag.

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    Clear Coat
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    Is it just me or...?

    XP couldn't handle more than 3gb of ram -- Windows claims that vista/7 bumped that limit up to 4gb through some trickery.

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    Is it just me or...?


    direct link--

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    Is it just me or...?

    Confusion sets in. I got 8gb in my rig --- but it's 64x, so I guess that explains that mystery.

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