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hi guys...

do we really need it nowadays ?

Gavotte Ramdisk

sure I am not suffering from bad performance with 8GB DDR3 1333, but I was just wondering if using it will boost up my system even more ??

also if there is any benefit to have, can I assign Gavotte Ramdisk[ to use a usb stick instead ??


what will be better if this is doable, to assign it to RAM or to a USB stick ??


what do you think ??
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Well if you have a very I/O intensive application you can't get any better than a RAM disk. If you don't have a specific purpose for it, don't bother. For instance, I use one to run my minecraft server out of because it's a very I/O intensive game. The only bottleneck at this point is really internet connection, so over LAN it's very good.
I'm not sure what you mean by assigning it to a USB.
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He is confused the solid state nature of a RAM based USB drive with that volitle RAM connected directly to the CPU.
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Well if you have a very I/O intensive application you can't get any better than a RAM disk. If you don't have a specific purpose for it, don't bother. For instance, I use one to run my minecraft server out of because it's a very I/O intensive game. The only bottleneck at this point is really internet connection, so over LAN it's very good.
I'm not sure what you mean by assigning it to a USB.

as you know that with Windows Vista and Seven, we can use a USB stick for ReadtBoost, so I wonder if Gavotte Ramdisk can use the stick as RAM also ??

or in this case ReadyBoost is better ? ( here I am not negotiating the ReadyBoost benefits themselves, or even I need it with 8GB or RAM or not, I am just asking IF IT'S POSSIBLE that Gobatte Ramdisk can use a USB stick as RAM also, or leave the USB stick for ReadyBoost?? )

I hope you could understand me now, sorry if there are grammatical mistakes in my English, I haven't practiced it for a while.
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any ideas ??
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Quote:
Originally Posted by the magical me View Post

as you know that with Windows Vista and Seven, we can use a USB stick for ReadtBoost, so I wonder if Gavotte Ramdisk can use the stick as RAM also ??
or in this case ReadyBoost is better ? ( here I am not negotiating the ReadyBoost benefits themselves, or even I need it with 8GB or RAM or not, I am just asking IF IT'S POSSIBLE that Gobatte Ramdisk can use a USB stick as RAM also, or leave the USB stick for ReadyBoost?? )
I hope you could understand me now, sorry if there are grammatical mistakes in my English, I haven't practiced it for a while.

No, do not use a RAMDisk program on a USB drive. The performance characteristics of SDRAM and NAND are very different. The system performance would suffer due to the single/dual-channel NAND. In addition, you have to worry about write endurance of the NAND with so many writes.
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No, do not use a RAMDisk program on a USB drive. The performance characteristics of SDRAM and NAND are very different. The system performance would suffer due to the single/dual-channel NAND. In addition, you have to worry about write endurance of the NAND with so many writes.

daaaamn, there is no icon to give you a rep, you're the moderator tongue.gif.... thanks for the valuable input, this is what I needed to know...

but I would like know whether or not there will be any benefits from using it with 8GB of RAM ?? ( I hope there will be not, I don't want to sacrifice any of my RAM redface.gif)
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so now regarding the ReadyBoost function on its own, do you think there will be any benefits using it with 8GB of memory ?
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so now regarding the ReadyBoost function on its own, do you think there will be any benefits using it with 8GB of memory ?

Absolutely not.
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