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he's not joking!

http://downloadmoreram.com/

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I'm downloading more RAM as we speak
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You make a fair point. I'll concede that for tablets. My HTC smartphone (I think) 512MB of RAM, so mobile hardware is indeed limited. That being said, any bit helps i guess....
Yea, think of the hardware that could run the OS if say, it only ran on 50MB of RAM. Sound too low to be true? My Windows 95 machine has 4MB of extended RAM (yes MB, not GB), so I imagine that Windows 95 was running on about 2MB of RAM or less. Get Windows to run on a very small amount on things like a watch could run them. Of course, you need to dramatically decrease CPU requirements as well.
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omg! YES, now I have 8gb of ram!

ty and rep!
    
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Whenever I'm out of ram I simply download some more, so lack of ram has never been an issue to me.
Yea me too it so useful

http://downloadmoreram.com/

Edit: looks like I'm a little late
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To what scale? I can get Linux below 300MB with LXDE or xfce4.
    
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How much RAM does DSL need? Or TinyCore?
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To what scale? I can get Linux below 300MB with LXDE or xfce4.
I believe you can almost get Windows 7 down that far.
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post #18 of 106
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To what scale? I can get Linux below 300MB with LXDE or xfce4.
Who cares about how much RAM the OS uses; it's how it's using it that's the problem. SLAX could use almost all of 1GB and be extremely fast on my netbook; of course that's because the entire OS was loaded into the RAM. But hell, Bodhi uses between 400MB to 800MB depending on the programs I'm running and yet it doesn't slow down at all. With windows the closer I got to the RAM limit the slower things got.
     
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I believe you can almost get Windows 7 down that far.


Never gotten it below 700MB, even with extensive tweaking.
    
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Never gotten it below 700MB, even with extensive tweaking.
I have...it's called running "safe mode" and killing off processes to the point of near BSODS and having virtually nothing installed. I remember that I used to run Vista without the DE that cut around 100-300MB off of consumption. It really made windows unusable for the most part.
     
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