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I've got 1 GB, therefore 1.5 vram should do, right?
I noticed that it was automatically set to default at 1.5 and maximum was like 4 or something. I did a ton of XP tweaks while listening to music, then afterwards (with WMP and Partition Magic open in the background) I played company of heroes for a minute. Afterwards when I checked it hadn't increased at all, so I set it to 1.5 GB on the seperate partition.

Could you just tell me how to stop it from notifying me please?
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i turned mine off with 2GB and didnt notice a difference so i put it back on
I've been running without a page file and 2GB's for months and with MANY games. The system just boots and perform better. For instance, when overclocking...sometimes you crash. When that happens, the PF can become corrupt. The first thing the OS has to do is fix it. Very time consuming. A waste.
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So if you have 2 gigs of ram just turn off the paging file??
    
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So if you have 2 gigs of ram just turn off the paging file??
I did. But, then again, take EVERY suggestion with a grain of salt on the forum. What works for me may not work for you.
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I did. But, then again, take EVERY suggestion with a grain of salt on the forum. What works for me may not work for you.
well I just did it lol. Right now I am only using 415 megs, so I still have 1.62 gigs free. I don't think I can really open anything more that will fill that, even nfsc only uses like 600 megs if that. Ill run it like this for a week and see how it goes.
    
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Thanks for the info.

I might try this but is it 2 or 4 gb of ram before I turn it off? Two equally reputable members suggesting different figures
Well it mostly depends on what you do on the computer. If you just do some basic photoshop, some music editing, Steam/Source gaming. You can safely turn off PF with 2GB RAM. But if you want to do intensive video editing, play BF2/2142, Oblivion then you might possibly run out of page files.

And as more and more RAM intensive applications hit the market, your going to need more and more RAM so having maybe 2GB of physical RAM and one or two GB of PF virtual RAM should be enough.

For me, I got 1GB RAM and 1.4GB of page files.
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