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I am building a PC and was wondering if getting a 6850 and having 4G of Memory would be a good idea.
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As long as you use a 64-bit OS, you are totally fine
Most games don't use more than 4GB system memory
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Im looking to be playing games like crysis 2 and upcoming games such as Star Wars: The Old Republic. Would 4G be okay with those? Or should I go with 8G?
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Im looking to be playing games like crysis 2 and upcoming games such as Star Wars: The Old Republic. Would 4G be okay with those? Or should I go with 8G?
I'd think 4gigs would be fine if you're on a budget. Memory is incredibly cheap right now, so 8 gigs wouldn't be too bad. My memory never usage never seems to exceed about 3.6gigs worth of usage.
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4Gb is ok, and it's literally dirt cheap.
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Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post
As long as you use a 64-bit OS, you are totally fine
Most games don't use more than 4GB system memory
This^, get the 4GB, if you find that you need more, upgrade at a later date.
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Honestly, with the price of RAM right now, it would be stupid to NOT pick up 8GB right now if you're building a new machine.
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I would just get 8gb just because it is so cheap right now. I remember paying 100 bucks for 4gb a year ago! Also the extra ram will definitely help if you multitask alot and have a lot of programs running in the background.
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post #9 of 9
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
Honestly, with the price of RAM right now, it would be stupid to NOT pick up 8GB right now if you're building a new machine.
^ This.
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