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Old 08-24-2007, 04:34 PM   #31 (permalink)
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What's the difference between Vista Ultimate and Vista Ultimate 64-bit? Will it improve game performace? Because that's all I care about, lol.
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Old 08-24-2007, 04:39 PM   #32 (permalink)
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If what you care about is game performance, then just go with Home Premium 32-bit. You don't need the expensive version, to get that. The main difference between a 32-bit OS and a 64-bit OS, is that the 64-bit OS is capable of allocating much larger files, and more than 3.5GB of RAM. Where as the 32-bit cannot. But you don't need 64-bit as of now, because the majority of software is still 32-bit. And you're only getting 2GB of RAM.
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Since I'm not getting Windows Vista Ultimate, I can afford more RAM but I can't find anything under "Crucial Ballistix 4GB DDR2 800" does that even exist?
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Old 08-24-2007, 05:06 PM   #35 (permalink)
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Sorry, if I sound retarded, I'm extremely new to this but do I just buy two Crucial Ballistix 2GB (2 x 1GB) ? Because all it shows is 2gb (two 1gb sticks)
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you buy one set of 2 x 1
for $89 after MIR on newegg
that totals 2 gb DDR2-800 RAM
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Almost all DDR memory is sold in matched pairs for improved performace. So when it says 2gb "kit" it just means 2 matched 1gb sticks.
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pfft weve all been there before man. I assembled my pc with the help of these guys about a year ago, so thow whatever question you have out there.
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Old 08-24-2007, 05:37 PM   #39 (permalink)
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Thanks a lot, man. The only question I have now is how the heck does Mechtech3000 have 4GB of RAM then if you can only get 2 sticks of 1GB? or is it possible to get 2 sticks of 2GB?
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either or, I suggest you go for 2x1G's. I think 4 gigs is an over kill, invest that money into something else.
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