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anyone tried the Radeon Ramdisk?

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this looks useful as a scratch disk / adobe premier rendering disk if you have 12gb or more ram
http://www.amd.com/us/products/desktop/radeon-memory/Pages/ramdisk-consumer.aspx

but what happens if there is a loss of power, does it automatically save to a harddrive every few minutes?
Edited by edalbkrad - 11/17/12 at 7:29pm
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It's no different than what Dataram has. In fact, I think it's the same GUI with the name "Radeon RAMDisk" printed over it.

There should be an 'AutoSave' feature.
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I decided to give it a try, just to see why it's been getting so much attention lately. I've got more ram than I'm currently using, so it was worth a try anyway.
It definitely works well. You can set it to automatically backup at regular intervals, and also at shutdown. It automatically loads at startup of course. It's clean and tidy, no problems yet, been running it about a week. I set windows and chrome and most other programs to use it as a temp drive. I do notice an improvement in the loading times of most programs.
I'm going to try installing a few programs there directly, like eclipse and AVD, just to see how that does. Right now that's the slowest my computer gets, is when I'm developing and working in the Android emulator much of it seems to be loading time.
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