Windows 8 and Server 2012 Memory Limits

Physical Memory Limits: Windows 8

The following table specifies the limits on physical memory for Windows 8.

Version

Limit on X86

Limit on X64

Windows 8 Enterprise

4 GB

512 GB

Windows 8 Professional

4 GB

512 GB

Windows 8

4 GB

128 GB

Physical Memory Limits: Windows Server 2012

The following table specifies the limits on physical memory for Windows Server 2012. Windows Server 2012 is available only in X64 editions.

Version

Limit on X64

Windows Server 2012 Datacenter

4 TB

Windows Server 2012 Standard

4 TB

Windows Server 2012 Essentials

64 GB

Windows Server 2012 Foundation

32 GB

Windows Storage Server 2012 Workgroup

32 GB

Windows Storage Server 2012 Standard

4 TB

Hyper-V Server 2012

4 TB

 

Source: MSDN

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