While the maximum RAM limit for 32-bit Windows 7 editions is 4GB, when it comes to the 64-bit editions, the amount of memory that the OS can address depends on which edition you are running. Here are the upper RAM limits for the different editions of Windows 7: Starter: 8GB.
Do motherboards have a RAM limit?
Modules today are typically 2, 4 and 8 GB. Third is how much total RAM is supported by the motherboard, or rather the chipset on the motherboard. The operating system isn't a limitation, you can perfectly well have 128 GB of RAM and then install a 32-bit operating system on the computer.
What does memory type mean?
Dynamic RAM (DRAM) and static RAM (SRAM) chips are the "working storage" in every computer. DRAM is the main memory in a computer and SRAM is used for high-speed caches and buffers. Both types are "byte addressable," which means that data can be read and written one byte at a time.