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So to improve FPU calculations, I OCed an i7 930 to 4.2 Ghz.

with 6 GBs of memory.

Some excel sheet that are 400 + MB when running some calculations take around 3 Minutes.

This machine is already configured with a vertex 2.

uses about 4GB of memory according to task mgr on excel.

So question here is would adding more memory increase the performance?
First preliminary thoughts are no, but just asking....
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It's not the amount of RAM you have, it's how fast those sticks are running (timings and speeds). If you OC your RAM it'll perform faster.
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My bad i forgot to mention the ram sticks are already at 1600 + Mhz.

forgot the exact frequency and timings...
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