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Physical Memory Limits: Windows 8 The following table specifies the limits on physical memory for Windows 8. Version Limit on X86 Limit on X64 Windows 8 Enterprise 4 GB 512 GB Windows 8 Professional 4 GB 512 GB Windows 8 4 GB 128 GB Physical Memory Limits...
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In an earlier post I talked about improvements to system monitoring tools in Windows 8 projecting that we should start seeing for the first time GPU monitoring. To my knowledge this has not been included. However, system performance is much more useful...
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With Windows 8 and IE 10, spellcheck is in the house! Yes, I did my happy dance. For years I oscillated with changing to competitive browsers for this one feature. My Chrome buddies will be saying “so what, it has been that way for years with the Google...
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Throwing caution to the wind, Windows 8 Community Technical Preview went on my main workstation in an in place upgrade process. The first experience is pretty good and there were no errors during the upgrade. Out of the box, I have some funky functionality...
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Intel has released a research chip with 48 cores. Called a single-chip data center, its core selling point is that it uses dramatically less energy. What I noticed is that its new architecture leverages software memory control and messaging. As you will...
Over the past 2 weeks I have been conducting performance testing on Autodesk Inventor using three different Operating Systems. Essentially the results of the testing revealed that unless applications are optimized for specific hardware much of the horse...
Well we can hardly say Multi-Core processors are new technology. Those who really know the ins and outs of the way applications run will tell you there is inefficiency in the way operating systems and the applications that run on them use the hardware...