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Old 06-01-2006, 11:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 4 gigs of ram??

I know that 4 gigs of ram will actually slow down the computer but but how much. Is it even noticable in real life or does it only slow things down for benchmarks and stuff. I use my pc for music production/recording. I have 2 gigs of ocz titanium ram right now but I want 4 so I can ran a new program i am getting which is ram intensive and all these other programs at once. My set up right now is
athlon x2 4800+
asus a8r32 mvp deluxe
2 gig ocz titanium
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320 gig wd hg
2 36gig raptors
windows xp home with sp2
Im gunna get the program first and see If i really need to make the upgrade but i was just curious how noticible the speed will be.

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Old 06-01-2006, 11:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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it won't work with xp home. you would need server 2003 or x64 windows

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Old 06-01-2006, 11:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Only 2GB is supported through windows and it needs to be modified to support 3GB. The controller can not run 4 sticks at full speed so the timings with need to be loosened. (about .5 or more)
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Old 06-02-2006, 12:09 AM   #4 (permalink)
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well command timing needs to be loosened to 2T from 1T
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Old 06-02-2006, 12:27 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Windows X64 supports over 3gigs, XP pro supports up to 3gig. It will be fine if your not gaming.
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