Originally Posted by Kittencorpse
Well to be honest with you.
I usually run multiple games and programs while im doing all sorts of diffrent stuff.
4 gigs doesnt cut it when i play lets say second life, and world of warcraft at the same time.
let alone use photoshop in the meantime.
If you do that much, then 8GB would probably be a good idea.
It's also a good idea to try and use as little paging file as possible (preferrably none)
Phenom processors can run DDR2-1066, also (though some motherboards can be a bit difficult getting it to work at that speed)