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Originally Posted by subliminally incorrect View Post
eww... itunes is using 250mb of ram. that is some bloated crud right there.


Not really. Other media players use similar once they've been open a couple of hours. That was with iTunes being open for over a week. On shuffle.
post #22 of 33
I was kind of wondering the same thing. I want to upgrade to these ram sticks from corsair

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145345

edit: lol I didnt even notice these exact modules were posted a few posts up
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People having firefox use 2gb? Wat?

Even with over 20 tabs, my Chrome refuses to use much over 100mb. I multitask alot, with 20 tabs open, half of them Youtube and such, 3 games open at the same time(Usually SotS, WoT and Starcraft II) and yet I never have trouble with RAM.
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8gigs RAM makes a happy, current spec gaming rig!

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People having firefox use 2gb? Wat?

Even with over 20 tabs, my Chrome refuses to use much over 100mb. I multitask alot, with 20 tabs open, half of them Youtube and such, 3 games open at the same time(Usually SotS, WoT and Starcraft II) and yet I never have trouble with RAM.
Wow your chrome is a lot better than my chrome.
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Wow your chrome is a lot better than my chrome.

Probably not, I just realized I missed the other Chrome exes running, so it's more like close to 200mb.
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So It Is Virtual Memory Problem Not Ram Problem.4GB Or 6GB Is More Than Enough.Increase Your Virtual Memory Where BF3 Is Installed By Goto My Computer Properties In Windows 7.
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post #28 of 33
according to my aida64, sometimes bf3 uses 4G ram.
So RAM and hard drive space are the same,
never have enough
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post #29 of 33
Right, should I buy another 4Gb kit of these:

http://www.ebuyer.com/180490-g-skill...2800cl7d-4gbrm

Or an 8GB kit of these:

http://www.ebuyer.com/264753-g-skill...800cl9d-8gbsr2


Does it make much of a difference if I use 2x 4GB kits or 1x 8GB kit? Even if the 2x 4GB kits have a lower latency?
Edited by Mach 5 - 10/27/11 at 1:56am
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post #30 of 33
Using win7 x64 while playing bf3 on ultra I dont use over 3.2gb ram Max for my whole computer.

Completely unnecessary to get 8gb.

Those errors most likely have to do with vram and not system ram.

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