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post #11 of 46
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Got it :-) sticking with 8Gb :-)
post #12 of 46
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Originally Posted by falcon26 View Post
Currently have 8GB for BF3. Does having 16GB help the game at all, loading levels frame rates etc?
Simple answer is no, SSD will on the other hand. BF3 hardly utilizes more than 2gb of ram, so you are fine with having just 8.
post #13 of 46
Nope.
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Just remember that unused RAM is wasted RAM.
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Does it even come with a 64bit executable?

Either way, no.
 
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post #16 of 46
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BF3 hardly utilizes more than 2gb of ram
Wait...What?! I've seen it use anywhere from 3 to 5 gigs normally.
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Wait...What?! I've seen it use anywhere from 3 to 5 gigs normally.
You read wrong. There are plenty of screenshots from people on this forum of memory usage by BF3.
post #18 of 46
Nope. If anything it will slow you down imperceptibly.
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post #19 of 46
I have monitored the RAM usage on both of my computers while playing BF3 and my main Rig never goes over 3.12GB and my LAN rig never goes over 3.6GB so I would say 8GB is already complete overkill.

I was considering buying 8GB for my main rig for BF3, but seeing my RAM usage I couldn't make the decision to buy RAM that would just sit there unused even though I want 8GB so badly just to say I have it.
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post #20 of 46
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nope. the game uses no more than 1.9GB of ram when running
fully maxed out im using 5.5gbs of ram while playing..... so 1.9 is rather low.....
    
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