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trivium nate
08-06-10, 08:55 PM
want to upgrade from 4gb's to 8gb's of ram should i?
basically more room for stuff to run in

bob saget
08-06-10, 09:37 PM
dunno if you would see much difference. the jump from 2 to 4 is huge, but other than that, dunno.

musman
08-07-10, 09:53 AM
I'm running 6Gb and it's more than enough. I was thinking about getting another 6 (tripple channel) but after looking into it and doing some testing, there is no reason I need anymore than 6 right now. I can open and run so many programs at once it's really amazing.

ViN86
08-07-10, 10:22 AM
4GB is more than enough. Spend the money on something more noticeable.

musman
08-07-10, 11:08 AM
Buy an SSD for a boot drive if you want to speed up your PC. Like I have said many times before, it's the best money I have spent on my build.

trivium nate
08-07-10, 11:10 PM
their is this drive on sale but idk if 60gb would be big enough its not like i boot my comp a lot and all that for only 60gb and a few second faster?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227394

trivium nate
08-13-10, 07:57 PM
just ordered 4 more gb's!

musman
08-14-10, 12:14 PM
their is this drive on sale but idk if 60gb would be big enough its not like i boot my comp a lot and all that for only 60gb and a few second faster?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227394

It's not just the boot times. Web browsers open almost instantly. You can put small programs like adobe reader, anti-virus, office...ect. After putting a 40Gb SSD in my machine, the PC seem so much more responsive doing everyday tasks. I would highly recommend it.

Let us know how the new RAM turns out.

Madpistol
08-18-10, 05:54 AM
I have 2 GB and i think its enough.

Shani.

For Windows XP, it is. For Windows 7 64-bit, you need 4GB for the best experience. Anything beyond that is overkill at the moment UNLESS you use a program that makes use of the extra memory.

trivium nate
08-18-10, 03:50 PM
i ordered ram on the 13th Friday still hasn't arrived yet newegg decided to go with dhl for shipping -_-

Madpistol
08-18-10, 04:21 PM
i ordered ram on

FRIDAY the 13TH!!!!

still hasn't arrived yet newegg decided to go with dhl for shipping -_-

Need I say more? :p

RollinThundr
08-18-10, 04:46 PM
For Windows XP, it is. For Windows 7 64-bit, you need 4GB for the best experience. Anything beyond that is overkill at the moment UNLESS you use a program that makes use of the extra memory.

I thought with Win 7 there was no longer a hard cap on how much ram the OS would use? Or is this not the case?

trivium nate
08-18-10, 07:25 PM
haha mad well I think its cuz its free eggsaver 4-7 day shipping so hopefully tomorrow!

cant i disable page file to? what are the advantages/disadvantages of doing that? or just leave it alone?

trivium nate
08-19-10, 07:50 PM
got the ram in and stuff its working now,
had to reset bios :D

Madpistol
08-19-10, 08:16 PM
I thought with Win 7 there was no longer a hard cap on how much ram the OS would use? Or is this not the case?

That's correct. I think you misread my post. I said you need AT LEAST 4GB on Windows 7 64-bit for the best experience. You can have more than that though.

trivium nate
08-22-10, 05:04 PM
cant i disable page file to? what are the advantages/disadvantages of doing that? or just leave it alone?

can i?

john19055
08-25-10, 02:17 AM
I don't think you will notice any improvements from going to 4gigs to 8 gigs.A lot of times if you are filling up all the slots it can cause problems like not being able to overclock as high or not being able to keep tight timeings.

trivium nate
08-25-10, 05:09 AM
um i allready have the ram and its in and stuff....

trivium nate
08-25-10, 08:38 PM
ganged mode should be unganged and memory hole remapping should be disabled?

bob saget
08-25-10, 09:20 PM
if everything is recognized then great. memory remapping should be enabled to allow for more than 4 gigs.

trivium nate
08-25-10, 09:49 PM
okay thanks and everything is working all fine