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How is it that I have 64bit on a laptop with 2gb RAM?

  1. #1

    How is it that I have 64bit on a laptop with 2gb RAM?

    This definitely caught my curiosity when I viewed the System Properties...

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  2. #2

    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit

    System requirements:

    Windows 8: system requirements

    • Processor 1GHz or faster
    • RAM 1GB (32bit) or 2GB (64bit)
    • Hard disk space 16GB (32bit) or 20GB (64bit)
    • Graphics card Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device or higher
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  3. #3

    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,476
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit

    There is more to it than just how much RAM is installed. Your laptop meets the requirements so why not.
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  4. #4

    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2

    Any newer CPU is going to meet the 64-Bit Instruction requirements. CPUZ CPUID will tell you exact spec's on the CPU.
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How is it that I have 64bit on a laptop with 2gb RAM?

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