Originally posted by uzi9mm
2gig is not excessive. Basically the more ram you have THE BETTER. With 2gb of ram you can turn your Page file off and or turn it down really low. And if you have at least 4gb's of ram you can do some software RAMDISK stuff. really, really fast!
Explain using examples in this room.
I'm sorry, I like to think there is a Simpsons reference for every conceivable scenario. There pretty much is. But seriously though, explain a little further. RAMDISK? And would turning off my pagefile actually do anything to increase performance? Something like that I can see ONLY helps, and does nothing detrimental.
But like was said earlier, 2 gigs is rather excessive. I had two gigs once, mainly for bragging rights. Then I bought a matched pair, went DC, and saw a whole world of improvement! With 2 gigs, I could either watch TV (WinDVR) OR backup a dvd. If I did both, my system would crash. In 1gb dual channel, theoretically running twice as fast as 2 gb, I can watch TV AND backup a dvd with little to no noticable performance loss.