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Old 06-01-2007, 07:58 PM   #11 (permalink)
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4GB is nice for newer games. It is all good with XP32 as well, it sees about 3.6GB of mine. Vista64 runs very fast on 4GB ram.
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so that means in a couple of yrs even 4 gigz would be obsolete?
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Old 06-02-2007, 07:32 AM   #13 (permalink)
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so that means in a couple of yrs even 4 gigz would be obsolete?
yea, most likely. hardware is always moving on...
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a few years ago 256mb was top of the range now its not even worth looking at
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lol...I remember when Gates said that 1gb is all you'll ever need.
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Old 06-02-2007, 09:40 AM   #16 (permalink)
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lol...I remember when Gates said that 1gb is all you'll ever need.
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Gates' well known saying is 640k is all you will ever need, not 1GB....
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Gates' well known saying is 640k is all you will ever need, not 1GB....
i hate that pig and his company... if i could program, i'd have my own OS with sexy chicks welcoming the user each time he logged on with a kiss on the screen
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Gates' well known saying is 640k is all you will ever need, not 1GB....
Oh I never knew that. I stand corrected..
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yeah but you will have to have 64bit to use it
actually, 32-bit processors can use up to 4GB RAM
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