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8gb of Ram is Unnecessary?!? Poll Here - Page 6

Poll Results: How much Ram would you recomend for a new gaming computer build?

 
  • 0% (1)
    2gb
  • 6% (32)
    4gb
  • 5% (29)
    6gb
  • 69% (368)
    8gb
  • 19% (103)
    12gb+
533 Total Votes  
post #51 of 269
Quote:
Originally Posted by Precision_PC View Post

Yes, it makes more sense to buy 8GB kits.
That is fairly obvious by now, and this topic has been beaten to a bloody pulp.
Here is a quick search of 8GB RAM, through OCN's search bar. 1662 threads...

Some of us DO have lives and DON'T spend 24/7 on OCN
post #52 of 269
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Originally Posted by Acefire View Post

Wow what a friendly person you are! Sad to see aggressive people like that here on OCN.

Yeah, and you were ultra friendly when I first posted.
It's cool, time to move on. GG
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post #53 of 269
Doa 2 + Chrome + Skype = 3.2 GB, gonna try BF3 later biggrin.gif
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post #54 of 269
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheOddOne View Post

Doa 2 + Chrome + Skype = 3.2 GB, gonna try BF3 later biggrin.gif

Sweet lets here some feedback then !cheers.gif
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post #55 of 269
If you have 192 GB. of RAM or 4 GB. of RAM your PC will run at the same basic speed. How much RAM that is in use does not determine how fast your PC operates.
post #56 of 269
but if you have lots of ram you can use ramdisk and supercache5. specialy supercache5
post #57 of 269
I got up to 4.2GB used while gaming in BF3 with only Origin running. Which doesn't count the system reserved memory partitions which was another 1-2GB (31% of 16GB)..
Edited by WorldExclusive - 12/16/11 at 10:29pm
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post #58 of 269
ITT: Bunch of people that don't know about page files.
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post #59 of 269
the reason you are using more memory is because of the Vista and now Win7 WDDM video drivers. The basic premiss is that it uses system memory in addition to the GPU's dedicated memory. Game developers can leverage this with DX10 and DX11 for their games.

If you're interested you can read the white paper here: http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/device/display/graphicsmemory.mspx
post #60 of 269
Blender is ok just found out I get 3ds max for free because I am a student though and that is way better.
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