Windows 10: My RAM has only 1.7 GB Usable

  1.    15 Nov 2015 #1

    My RAM has only 1.7 GB Usable

    My laptop has 2GB RAM but only 1.7 GB usable, can I get the remaining 0.3 GB?Click image for larger version. 

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  2.    15 Nov 2015 #2

    My guess would be that the .3gb is being used by the onboard graphics. Mine uses up about .8Gb of memory.

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  3.    15 Nov 2015 #3

    Bunny is correct,(dedicated graphics) you wont get that back.

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    Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
       15 Nov 2015 #4

    Yep, it's true it's because you're running an APU, so a integrated graphics in your CPU chip.
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 1803 (April 2018 build 17134.48)
       15 Nov 2015 #5

    If you are not playing any demanding games, you can reduce this amount in BIOS. I would set it to 128MB or 64MB, even 32MB to keep as much as possible RAM for the system.
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