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Dell Vostro 1400 memory missing 2MB

by coolshades / August 19, 2007 4:06 AM PDT

Is it normal that one of the memory banks always shows 2 MB less memory than your RAM indicates?

It is bank 0 (I think that's what is called, i.e., the one that must have a stick of RAM in it). Dell tech support claims that the video always requires 2 MB from your RAM, even though the Vostro 1400 comes with a video card with 128 MB of memory onboard. I just got the Vostro a couple of weeks ago. If it is something wrong with the laptop, I want to return it before the 30 days return period runs.

Appreciate your comments and help. Happy

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