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Need Help upgrading my DDR3 Ram

Hi this is my system config,

Nvidia Nforce 790iultra
intel q9450
nvidia quadro fx 3700
currently using a corsair TWIN3X2048-1333C9 (Its a 2X1gb ram of 1333Mhz)

Iam running Windows xp pro 32bit.

I am plannin on adding another corsair - TW3X4G1333C9DHX 2X2GB 1333Mhz.

I heard that i cannot use more than 3gb in win xp 32bit.
Q1. Will this ram TW3X4G1333C9DHX 2X2GB 1333Mhz work along with my old (TWIN3X2048-1333C9 2X1gb)RAM. So that i ll be having a total of 6Gb of ram.

Q2. Wat OS would u recommend if i upgrade to a total of 6gb RAM. My main purpose is for maya and other 3d software's. Will the 64bit have driver and other support for the softwares iam going to use.

Thanks in advance....

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vista 64 is your only windows alternative

In reply to: Need Help upgrading my DDR3 Ram

it will allow you to use the 6gb of ram.

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Hi Thanks for ur reply....

In reply to: vista 64 is your only windows alternative

Hi, do i have an option of windows xp 64bit cause iam not really happy with vista. I like the vista interface and everything, but the background software that runs in vista is very annoying.

I also want to know weather the ram iam going to buy now will match and work along with my old ram. cause i heard about some latency and other stuff should also match.

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xp 64bit has far less driver support that vista 64

In reply to: Hi Thanks for ur reply....

and xp 64bit it officially end of life from microsoft's viewpoint. they didn't even release a 64bit version of xp sp3.

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