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Depends on how often he restarts. I have mine stored on my SSD, but my rig is on 24/7 so it wouldn't really matter anyway.

Well, I don't mind mine being on the SSD because I'm not too worried about the "lifetime" of the SSD as others are.

Are you using DataRAM RAMDisk as well?
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Depends on how often he restarts. I have mine stored on my SSD, but my rig is on 24/7 so it wouldn't really matter anyway.

Well, I don't mind mine being on the SSD because I'm not too worried about the "lifetime" of the SSD as others are.

Are you using DataRAM RAMDisk as well?

Nope, IMDisk with a 2 GB RAM Drive and the following scripts:


imdisk-start -2gb.cmd - Used to make the disk initially
Code:
imdisk -a -s 2G -m S: -p "/fs:ntfs /q /y"


imdisk-start.cmd - Used on start-up to reload contents of RAMDisk from file
Code:
imdisk -a -t vm -f "C:\RAM disks\S.img" -m S:


imdisk-save.cmd - Used on shutdown/restart to save contents of RAMDisk to file
Code:
rawcopy -mld \\.\S: "C:\RAM disks\S.img"
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1)Why not buy a simple 32GB SataII SSD dedicated to loading current game(s) for appx $60 vs appx $280 for a matched set of (4x8) 32GB ram which you would need if you want stable overclocks. I've not had much success getting an 1155 platform stable with anything over 16GB of mixed ram kits while OC'ing.


$280 for 32 gb of ram? hell naw.
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I am using asrock x-fast ram which came with my motherboard utilities and i'm sure is pretty much the same as ramdisc. It has a button for IE file cache but not for chrome. I tried to use the chrome cache location you listed in your OP, just substituting F: for R: which is the drive letter of my virtual drive. I got an error message, maybe because I didn't create the folder on the drive we targeted?
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I am using asrock x-fast ram which came with my motherboard utilities and i'm sure is pretty much the same as ramdisc. It has a button for IE file cache but not for chrome. I tried to use the chrome cache location you listed in your OP, just substituting F: for R: which is the drive letter of my virtual drive. I got an error message, maybe because I didn't create the folder on the drive we targeted?
Sorry I replied soo late lol.

Most likely, make a folder then try.
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1)Why not buy a simple 32GB SataII SSD dedicated to loading current game(s) for appx $60 vs appx $280 for a matched set of (4x8) 32GB ram which you would need if you want stable overclocks. I've not had much success getting an 1155 platform stable with anything over 16GB of mixed ram kits while OC'ing.


$280 for 32 gb of ram? hell naw.
I've seen 32GB kits as low as $220 + FS. I figure within a half year they'll be around or under $150.
     
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I set up an 8 GB RAM disk with imdisk and used SyncToy to back it up every hour with task scheduler. Thanks for the idea, axipher. I'm getting a 0x2 code for run result, but it seems to work. Did you have this problem at all?

I'm trying to figure out what to put on my new RAM disk. I only have my FF cache so far, so I have about 7.5 GB free, anything else I can put on it? I don't do any of the things listed in the first post, and I'm not currently playing any single player games. (Put LoL on it for ****s, but now I just watch other people load slowly tongue.gif)

Can I put the windows temp files on a RAM disk? Maybe it's dumb, but I'm not sure whether windows would need them when I boot up, before they're available on the RAM disk. I currently have them on my HDD (not my SSD), would I notice any difference even if I did move them?
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I set up an 8 GB RAM disk with imdisk and used SyncToy to back it up every hour with task scheduler. Thanks for the idea, axipher. I'm getting a 0x2 code for run result, but it seems to work. Did you have this problem at all?

I'm trying to figure out what to put on my new RAM disk. I only have my FF cache so far, so I have about 7.5 GB free, anything else I can put on it? I don't do any of the things listed in the first post, and I'm not currently playing any single player games. (Put LoL on it for ****s, but now I just watch other people load slowly tongue.gif)

Can I put the windows temp files on a RAM disk? Maybe it's dumb, but I'm not sure whether windows would need them when I boot up, before they're available on the RAM disk. I currently have them on my HDD (not my SSD), would I notice any difference even if I did move them?

Yea, go ahead and put the temp folder on there.

Did you do it this way before?
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Moving TEMP and TMP Folder
Information:
This tweak takes the Windows TEMP folder and also the TMP folder, and moves it to the RamDrive.

Instruction:

Start Menu -> Right-Click Computer -> Properties -> Advanced System Settings -> Advanced Tab
Click on Environment Variables
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Select The TEMP variable and then click Edit.
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Then change the Variable Value to where the RamDrive is. I set up a Temp folder on my R: drive, i.e. R:\Temp.
Then click OK.
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Repeat the same thing for the TMP folder and click OK.
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Sean, any ideas on the error we are having when using AS SSD to benchmark DATARAM RAMDisk?
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Sean, any ideas on the error we are having when using AS SSD to benchmark DATARAM RAMDisk?

just a bug with the bench, idk, doesn't matter to me tho lol.
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