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Old 03-13-06, 06:10 PM   #13
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Default Re: How much ram?

Asus has a nice little PDF thats explains the RAM thing, its written by Intel.

Pages 8 and 9 explain everything pretty much.

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In most situations today I would say 1 or 2 GB... Some newer games, and distributed computing projects like this one


probably 2 GB... Look at the recommended system requirements for why I say that...

I've got 1 GB now, which in most cases I've run into is OK, but I'm on the fence whether I'll go 2 or 3 GB after Vista comes out, in part because I might go dual core sometime latter this year/next depending on finances. Hell at this point I can't even say X2, Conroe, or whatever the hell else, and whatever it would be, I already run a prolithera of projects and would assign WUs to both cores . Mind you I'll be going win64 then... 4 GB seems like overkill now anyhow.
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