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Ram 8GB but useable is only 5.9GB (2.1GB reserved)

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HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop 15ec0028ax
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)


The laptop said 8GB of RAM everywhere on Amazon, NewEgg, HP website, etc. etc. But on buying, I got to know that 2.1GB of the RAM is reserved by AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 Graphics. For me, only 5.9GB is available to use which is completely not fair.
I read many discussions about this and there was no solution to it. So, I'd like to demand an extra 8GB stick to compensate this problem.



Look, it clearly says 8GB RAM but then also we only got 5.9GB.

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HP released this document a while back, which explains the memory shortage...

This seems to only apply to notebook and desktop PC's with AMD Ryzen 3xxx processors.

Info on Microsoft PlayReady.


Since this is a peer to peer forum and we don't work for or represent HP, no one here is going to send you a free memory chip.


I suggest you contact the HP executive team at the link below and see what they will do for you...


Executive Team: CEO email | HP® Official Site

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