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4 gigs of ram on my 955.
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I have the same keyboard and my display on it tells me the exact same usage info as the resource viewer does in total usage. Private memory usage is showing well over 1.5gb of ram even up to 2gb at times. I am also running eyefinity which is causing VRAM to go over 2700mb. It is a pretty demanding game on resources it seems. If you pay attention to a lot of the others in this thread you will notice that they are having the same findings.
2GB would the be limit of a 32-bit app that is not Large Address Aware.
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My system RAM usage saw a high of 7.97 GB while BF3 was running. Origin, Firefox, and AB were also open.

That's....a lot.
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4Gb hasn't been enough for years
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Is it me or does it seem like BF3 is single-handingly pull us out of this recession?

OMG, I to upgrade my videocard, OMG, I need to SLi/Xfire, OMG I need more ram...
 
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In open Beta I had 4GB of DDR2 RAM and usage was ~ 3.5GB in multiplayer with Firefox and WIE running in the backround..

Now I have 8GB of DDR3 and pretty much the same thing, ~ 3.5GB in BF3..

Dunno why some of you guys have such high RAM usage in game..


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My system RAM usage saw a high of 7.97 GB while BF3 was running. Origin, Firefox, and AB were also open.

That's....a lot.
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In open Beta I had 4GB of DDR2 RAM and usage was ~ 3.5GB in multiplayer with Firefox and WIE running in the backround..

Now I have 8GB of DDR3 and pretty much the same thing, ~ 3.5GB in BF3..

Dunno why some of you guys have such high RAM usage in game..


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Don't look at RAM usage at the system level... look at the process level.
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With WinAmp, Firefox, BF3, Origin, and a few other applications I use over 4GB sometimes.

So I guess we need to start recommending 8GB kits instead of 4 for gaming

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If the camera on my phone worked I would take a pic of my g15 keyboard while playing. It's nice that you just assume I am lying.....thanks. Now, just in spite I will take a pic with my fiancés phone tomorrow and post it. I have already shutdown for the night.

Edit: you are also calling everyone who posted on here agreeing with me a lier....way to be a royal troll.
He never called you a liar. People throw out the word troll way to easily these days
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Don't look at RAM usage at the system level... look at the process level.
BF3.exe uses ~ 2GB max on my system..

The rest ~ 1.5GB uses the rest of the system..

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BF3.exe uses ~ 2GB max on my system..

The rest ~ 1.5GB uses the rest of the system..

CHEERS..
I don't think anyone is arguing how much the BF3 executable is using, the point is the system as a whole is using more memory which is probably the result of a bad memory leak. I'll post up how much my system uses after the upgrade to prove it. Shows ~3GB in use now in task manager, tomorrow I will change nothing but the memory and I'm betting it goes over 4GB. Granted you're not seeing this but BF3 isn't treating everyone equally.
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