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Old 12-25-2009, 01:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Is more than 4GB ram worth it?

I see those Christmas specials with 8-16GB ram bonuses.
Does having more ram, above the 4GB mark, really improve your performance (or FPS in games)?

I just use 3GB and I rarely go over 50% on it.
How much ram do you guys actually use and have?

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More ram (above 4gb) will not help your fps in gaming. It will help with multiple vm's or serious photoshop, video encoding etc.

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Default Re: Is more than 4GB ram worth it?

Yeah I think if you generally have to ask what it'll improve, it won't help you in any way you'll notice :P

That's ok though, more than 4 gigs is used for special purposes and you should be fine going with 4GBs of awesome ram instead of 8GBs or 16GBs of good ram you know?
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