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Is there a maximum amount of memory that Windows Vista is capable of using? If so, is there a maximum amount of RAM that it can productively use before there ceases to be any benefit in adding more?

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closed as not constructive by Sathya Aug 19 '11 at 16:32

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Please put forward a specific question, you can edit it and flag for reopening when done. Current state will bring about lot of subjective posts. –  Sathya Aug 19 '11 at 16:33
I think OP is trying to ask "how many words can Vista address?" –  Yitzchak Aug 19 '11 at 16:56
I agree that is this subjective, since productively is not a binary measure. –  surfasb Aug 19 '11 at 17:12
@Yitzchak, everyone can edit, so I suggest you edit it in a way you think would be more appropriate –  Ivo Flipse Aug 19 '11 at 17:30
Perhaps I worded it poorly, but I was looking for an objective answer and found it elsewhere. Windows Vista has different caps for different versions, but 32 bit versions cannot address more than 4GB msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/… But the 32bit version only productively uses 3GB at most. 4sysops.com/archives/… But the 64 bit version can productively use more until the cap for that version is reached. –  TimothyAWiseman Aug 19 '11 at 20:40

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