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Haha yeah I was planning on just getting a new one later, nobody told me it would affect games frown.gif also the damn hdd crisis!

It effects more than just games, especially at 5400 RPM. Also, how do you deal with a 250GB limit these days? Crazy!

The prices for HDDs are starting to drop now actually from what I've read.
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so i just installed my ram, no page file smile.gif feels good
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so i just installed my ram, no page file smile.gif feels good

What feels even better is installing programs to your RAM and having essentially an SSD that you never have to worry about "wearing out". I suggest getting the maximum RAM you can and then setup a big enough RAMdisk and you can even game off it if you have enough.
     
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What feels even better is installing programs to your RAM and having essentially an SSD that you never have to worry about "wearing out". I suggest getting the maximum RAM you can and then setup a big enough RAMdisk and you can even game off it if you have enough.

oh god thats a lot of money XD
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oh god thats a lot of money XD

? It's only like 80-100USD for 16GBs though going beyond that does seem a little steep. But I have 12GBs and used a free RAMdisk to get a 4GB disk and just install all my programs besides games and Microsoft programs on it and all is good. The start up times aren't all that bad and if you remember to save the image every time you add/delete/update a program then the shutdown times aren't bad either. Give it a try and see for yourself.

And I know you were commenting on the idea of getting enough to install all of your games on RAM...yes...that is very, very expensive. But this is OCN and we're all about the epen. thumb.gif
     
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