Can I add more RAM than the motherboard can handle?

by on January 31, 2012

Q: Given:
A motherboard with 4 slots for DDR3 RAM(32GB max).
A standard i5 processor

-Is 32GB the biggest amount of RAM that the given motherboard and processor can handle?
-Can I add more RAM above 32GB?
-Can I a device the can take the place of the DDR3 RAM chips?


One Response to “Can I add more RAM than the motherboard can handle?”
  1.  
    Picked as best answer

    Assuming the motherboard’s spec sheet says that the Maximum supported RAM is 32GB, then that is what your max limit is.

    What on earth are you doing that you feel you need more than 32GB of RAM?

    If you need programs to load faster consider switching to a solid state harddrive (SSD).