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Even with only 1 stick and even at 800MHz, I was still getting very comparable results. From my tests processor speed seems to be the main if not only thing that affects a RAMDisk performance.
Maybe his processor goes into a low power mode or put cores to sleep.
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I have all the C-States disabled, but looking back through my notes I actually did change the CPU overclock between runs :S I had one with an overclock of 100bclk * 47x Multi, and the faster run was with 106.40bclk * 48multi.... Not exactly comparable results, my bad.
   
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post #53 of 57
I would suggest freeware SoftPerfect RAM Disk

These are my rig and results:


post #54 of 57
ImDisk -- open source RAM drive with no size limitations - the title tends to be a misnomer when it comes to 32-bit windows as depending how much ram you have.. (4gb, 8gb, 16gb, etc) you can only get as much as 1.9gb per IMDisk based ram drive. This is due to how IMDisk handles the ram itself through loading into contingent blocks of ram and that it doesn't seem to be PAE-Aware. Thought I would put that up here for others that aren't aware of this limitation.

As for the claim it is all manual, you can automate the loading of an IMDisk drive using the command line parameters for it. For example...
Code:
imdisk -a -s 32M -m Z: -p "/a:512 /v:RamDisk /fs:NTFS /X /Y"
...Will automatically create a 32MB ramdrive on Drive Z: and then auto-format it to an NTFS Compressed Ramdisk with 512byte clusters.

If you wish to have a ramdisk auto-load with windows as part of the boot procedure instead of pre-user login, you can use [ Gavotte Ramdisk ] for that up to any size you wish as well. That in itself is literally a 'setit and forget' procedure with its' own install UI.

Edited by Chozo4 - 12/1/13 at 12:40pm
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post #55 of 57
Ok. Wow. I'm gonna need to look into this myself. Especially when I get around to upgrading my RAM... Because OCN that's why. tongue.gif
    
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post #56 of 57
Yeah, its just really unfortunate that RAM prices are as high as they are now. I took advantage of the low prices a bit ago, but my friends were slow to the uptake and now are spending almost twice as much as I did.
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interesting tool smile.gif
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