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troubleshooting Question

Advantage in increasing RAM on a server over 4gb

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janaFlag for United States of America asked on
Windows Server 2003Server Hardware
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I have a Xeon server, 4gb ram and 150 gb disks RAID with windows 2003 server.

I understand that the max ram for use of windows is 4gb.

Two questions:

1.  Is that correct for windows server 2003, max of use is 4gb?

2.  If I install over 4gb ram, say 8gb or 16gb, what advantage can a
     windows 2003 server have or use for?

     (maybe virtual space, or having the pagefile.sys moved to the extended ram,
     what can we use the extra RAM for?)

Please advice