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Photoshop stiching and large res images really eat RAM. I've seen over 5GB of usage working with large images.
    
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Yeah the image was 7000x5000 and had ~15 layers
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I use 8GB. Many times while working I'll have cinema 4d, After effects, photoshop, premiere, itunes, and chrome running at the same time. Never have any problems either
I have After Effects set to use 6.5 that way it doesn't have to use my hardrive as RAM, that would be bad considering I have a slow hardrive.
    
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If you have 2GB of RAM PS will use 2GB.

If you have 8GB it will use 8GB. I'm pretty sure it would use 16GB if you had it too.
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I have After Effects set to use 6.5 that way it doesn't have to use my hardrive as RAM
What does that mean? AE uses the HDD to cache stuff if you didn`t disable it. Changing the mount AE is allowed to use doesn`t change that.
Also I (or better AE) have/has no problems grabbing 12GB or more for RAM previews or while rendering. If you only allow 6.5 then your RAMpreviews wil be shorter and you have less fun.
Plus only 6.5 will LIMIT AE. If AE needs e.g 8GB to render some 1080p stuff then the renderer will be slower because the lower amount of RAM.


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If you have 2GB of RAM PS will use 2GB.
If you have 8GB it will use 8GB. I'm pretty sure it would use 16GB if you had it too.
Generally speaking from adobe programs point of view: The RAM is a resource that comes for free - so they grab as much as they can.
E.g. there is a dive bar with free beer . Would YOU grab 2 or 16?
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I'm on a cheap ass budget 1156 build and I survive with 2 gig of crappy ram with no major issues just slows down alot in ram tests
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