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Old 07-12-2011, 07:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I heard from a friend that its possible to load a game completely in to RAM drastically boasting performance for the game? is this so? if so how do i do it? i have 16 gb ddr3 ram
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I know what you're asking.. but I don't know if I can find an answer better than this:

RAM disk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of RAM disk software - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The topic is relatively new to me
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Default Re: Loading a game into RAM?

interesting concept.

install ram disk software.
create and mount a ramdisk so it shows as a drive on your pc.
install game to ramdisk by setting the destination folder to the ramdisk.

its worth a shot. i wouldnt be surprised if the ramdisk software was buggy tho. maybe worth paying some money for a professional version.
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