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Why does RAM = res?
need the ram for crossfire gpus since windows x64 is 2gigs used up
already

u will see better frames with more ram

i still think you should save your money period until you need
to upgrade
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post #12 of 21
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and imo if u did u should have at least 6 gigs of ram
Most games don't use more then 2GB (making it a total of 3.5GB usage or so). 6GB is absolutely not needed to run crossfire.
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post #13 of 21
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u will see better frames with more ram
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post #14 of 21
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Most games don't use more then 2GB (making it a total of 3.5GB usage or so). 6GB is absolutely not needed to run crossfire.
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post #15 of 21
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lol, lets use our WORDS. I might just pick up a second set of 2x2gb RAM either way so it doesnt matter, but seeing as i really dont NEED a second HD5850 i might just grab a couple more F3's to slap in RAID 0, thoughts?
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post #16 of 21
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lol, lets use our WORDS. I might just pick up a second set of 2x2gb RAM either way so it doesnt matter, but seeing as i really dont NEED a second HD5850 i might just grab a couple more F3's to slap in RAID 0, thoughts?
can't argue with that,
if you don't and you're looking to scratch an itch
you might want to think about a small SSD to boot from
and for your most-used programs
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post #17 of 21
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can't argue with that,
if you don't and you're looking to scratch an itch
you might want to think about a small SSD to boot from
and for your most-used programs
i was actually thinking about that, but i also am running low on space, half of my 1tb is already gone and the only games installed are Dirt 2 and GTA III, so i want at least another 1tb for storage.
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post #18 of 21
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can't argue with that,
if you don't and you're looking to scratch an itch
you might want to think about a small SSD to boot from
and for your most-used programs
Just did this and have 2 other HDDs in RAID and I'm very satisfied with it. Works great!
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post #19 of 21
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Just did this and have 2 other HDDs in RAID and I'm very satisfied with it. Works great!
Funds is the only thing holding me back.
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post #20 of 21
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Funds is the only thing holding me back.
99% of us feel the same way...
    
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