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Old 02-26-2005, 02:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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The more RAM, the smoother and better games will play?
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yes to a certain extent i think depending on ur system up to 1Gb is plenty. most fairly hard core gamers hav usally hav 512mb-1Gb
what are ur system specs?
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Old 02-26-2005, 06:52 AM   #3 (permalink)
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256-512 gives you a large performance increase
512-1024 gives you a smaller performance increase
1024-2048 gives no performance increase (some apps decrease performance)
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So it means that 512 kb is best performance.., isn't it?
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What hes saying is if you go from 256 to 512 you will see a decent performace increase.

From 512 - 1Gb, the increase will not be so noticable.

Over 1Gb and you just wasting money.

Between 512 & 1Gb will give best performance.
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depending on the rest of your system though....

as it would be pointless having 1gb of ram with a 5200. But 512 gave me choppy performance in halflife 2, with my 6800.
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I've seen a significant performace gain when upgrading from 512mb to 1.5gb. Ripping and burning dvds takes no time now, I can do mulitple tasks while running a cpu intensive app so I would recommend going as high as you can, soon, I will be at 4gb....
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wtf, 4gb of ram, geez, does windows even support that?
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My specs are:

Pentium 4 with HT: 3.00GHz
512MB
111GB hard drive

If I upgraded to 1GB RAM, will there be a noticable difference in gaming and multi tasking? Games like Halo get choppy on singleplayer and my computer generally slows hella down with alot of programmes working.
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Ok the more ram the better the performance. Yes you will see a huge performance increase if you have 2gb. you can turn off the page file on your computer. That will give you a massive jump in performance. Also if you can support 4 gb, you can look into using a RAMDISK setup.

MORE RAM = MORE PERFORMANCE
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