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Small as hell pagefile + 512px MineCraft texture packs.

Other than that, just for the hell of it really :/
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Originally Posted by SimpleTech View Post

RAM disk, E-peen.. DDR3 is cheap as hell these days, why not?

^this
Besides having that extra empty slot after youve gone and filled your system with 2 gpus, a wifi card, and a sound card, the 2 empty ram slots is just begging to be filled.
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Originally Posted by Onex View Post

^this
Besides having that extra empty slot after youve gone and filled your system with 2 gpus, a wifi card, and a sound card, the 2 empty ram slots is just begging to be filled.

Now you're tempting me to get a sound card for my empty x1 slot sad-smiley-002.gif
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Now you're tempting me to get a sound card for my empty x1 slot sad-smiley-002.gif

Well then goood sir I'd say go for it.
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lol @ the backlash
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I agree with you 100%. In other news this thread nearly has 11,000 views. bigeyedsmiley.png

The funny thing is everyone's reason for 16GB of ram has nothing to do with actually playing games. It is stuff like servers, virtual machines, rendering, video editing, and ram disks. tongue.gif
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why would people still buy RAM these days if you can simply download it for free? http://www.downloadmoreram.com/
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I bought 16gb, because I felt like it. That was literally the reason tongue.gif I was going to get 8gb, and then I though 'wth, £80 for 16gb ram? I remember paying £40 for 2Gb a few years back!'

I also have started playing with VM's and such, but honestly, I just bought more because I could biggrin.gif
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why would people still buy RAM these days if you can simply download it for free? http://www.downloadmoreram.com/

Awesome!!

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The funny thing is everyone's reason for 16GB of ram has nothing to do with actually playing games. It is stuff like servers, virtual machines, rendering, video editing, and ram disks. tongue.gif

Yeah... rolleyes.gif
     
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