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Is upgrading to 2GB ram that much of a difference? Thanks
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Id like to know this 2.
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yes it will make a big difference for game loading. especially games like bf2 and 2142 and some newer games coming out
    
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helll yeah it is
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In RAM intensive games like BF2/2142 and Oblivion the difference is huge.. in other games the maps and stuff will load up a bit faster and shut down much much faster. Also makes alt-tabbing much faster too.

If you don't play alot of RAM intensive games.. you can always lower or turn off your HD PF and that will just boost up overall system performance.
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2x1 will my minimum for vista.
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post #7 of 30
the difference will be amazing. Ram is the easiest upgrade which often speeds up the computer the most in my opinion.
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But I've seen people saying it hurts benchies.
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post #9 of 30
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But I've seen people saying it hurts benchies.
Thats only if you have 4 sticks.. 4x512 is slower then 2x1GB... 2 sticks of RAM will always be faster then 4 stick of RAM that has lower MBs.
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Thanks for the quick reply. Now out to the local store. 1GB Corsair PC3200 XMS on sale for $60
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