Memory recognized wrong


I am having a strange problem.  My system is recognizing a 64 PC100 Dimm as 56 Megs.  Although the system is running fine, I don't think this is a good thing.  What could cause this?

I am running an AMD K6-350 on a EPoX EP-MVP4A motherboard with a Western Digital 2.1 gig harddrive and a Toshiba DVD 6x drive.

Thanks in advance.

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if you have onboard video which shares memory with the system, this is normal.  You can probably set in the BIOS how much memory is shared for video.
nasaAuthor Commented:
The Motherboard has an onboard video card as you stated. However, it is suppose to have 8 Megs of video memory.  Now that you mentioned this I do recall seeing a setting for this in the bios.  How much memory should be allocated to the video card if it all ready has 8Megs?  Thanks again.

I believe what you will find is that it's 8MB of shared system memory not an actual 8MB on the motherboard for video only.

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