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My memory upgrade from 500 mg to 1 gig resulted in total of 736 mg - why

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The other is used as shared memory for your display, you can change that in the BIOS.

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Hi there.
The reason it's only showing 736MB is because the graphics memory is shared so it steals 256MB from the system memory.
If you want a little more system memory you have to reboot the computer, enter the BIOS (press F2 on start-up) and set the shared video memory to 64 or 128MB save the changes and exit the BIOS, you will then notice when you boot into the OS your system memory will be slightly higher.

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