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So ram is extremely cheap right now, and my ram gets up to like 60 70% maybe even 80% because of wow, skype, itunes, internet browser, and sometimes other stuff. I could add another 4 gb. Will i see increase in performance or no? i don't feel like anythings slow, rams just dirt cheap
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Wel at 4GB you're using most of it, 8GB only uses half of it, 16GB only uses a quarter of it, so is it really necessary to buy more? I know RAM is relatively cheap but more isn't necessarily better. If you want to put another 4GB in it, go for it but I doubt you'll see any performance boost.
post #3 of 9
good time to buy is when its on sale for 30$ lol

honestly...if you fill you are starting to see RAM usage climbing and starting to make use of pagefile and are maybe seeing some ill effects of overloaded ram...go buy some....as long as you have the cash and the space for it...you cant go wrong with adding another 4gb
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now is a great time if your hitting upto 80% usage and being so cheap it couldnt hurt thumb.gif
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post #5 of 9
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good stuff thanks ill go buy some =D
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NOW :lachen.gif: i've never seen RAM so cheap i've paid $50 for a 16mb stick before :lachen.gif:
 
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post #7 of 9
Yeah better buy now, I've hardly seen 8GB for $30 lately so price might go up or stay neutral again around $50 per 8gb.
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post #8 of 9
the only way to see a performance increase is by getting faster ram. even then its negligible at best until you hit 2000mhz+. but as cheap as the memory is right now, i dont see why you shouldnt get another 4gb.

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Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

NOW :lachen.gif: i've never seen RAM so cheap i've paid $50 for a 16mb stick before :lachen.gif:

stop buying rambus memory. tongue.gif
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It was cheaper a couple months ago
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