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Currently have 8GB for BF3. Does having 16GB help the game at all, loading levels frame rates etc?
post #2 of 46
I seriously doubt it. I'm pretty sure 8gb is ideal for having bf3 open and maybe a few other things.
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Nope
    
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Most likely not. If you want to speed up load times, installing the game onto an SSD is pretty much the only thing you can do.
     
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post #5 of 46
Not unless your running it with like, 15 programs, and 100 chrome tabs.

if there is a difference, it will be fractions of frames and fractions of seconds.
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Wouldn't make a difference at all, it could actually decrease the FPS a little bit.
    
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post #7 of 46
Unless you use ram disk and install BF3 on the ram, no
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I moved up to 8GB and now it is smooth as butter. Well, I changed my CPU and Mobo too.

I sit at around 5GB total usage now. That includes everything, not just the game itself.
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post #9 of 46
Not going to help. If you want faster loat times, use another SSD and RAID 0.
I am runing 4GB and I am having no problem with runing low. I ran task manager in the background and I never used over 1.7GB.
post #10 of 46
nope. the game uses no more than 1.9GB of ram when running
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