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Old 02-22-2007, 02:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Need more ram?

So every so often (more so when i'm using firefox) my laptop becomes completely unresponsive for a few seconds, then comes back. at the moment I have 512mb of ram installed, I've been wanting to upgrade to a gig for a while now. I figure the temporary lockups may be due to not having enough ram. Am i wrong? I keep the computer as clean as I can as far as viruses and spyware and keeping the registry clean.

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Old 02-22-2007, 03:50 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You should post your system details....

Intel 3.0 ghz 640j
Leadtek 6600gt extreme PCI-E
corsair 5400 (2 * 512)
bZerk vigor 500w
3R 202 case
Logitech z-680 5.1 speakers
Creative XFI external sound card
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Old 02-22-2007, 03:53 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Oh, yea. Well its a core solo 1.86ghz. 512 ram. video memory is dynamically shared so when not doing anything graphics related its only using 8 megabytes. so when just surfing or whatever my system ram is 504mb.
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