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The real question here is who really needs that much ram ??

Anyone who knows what a RAMdisk is? It would be awesome to swap entire games in and out of RAM. Imagine near 0 loading time and the only thing making things slow is the CPU or GPU (or internet you got if gaming online). I don't think an SSD can match a RAMdisk in speed.
     
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Heavy photo-shoppers, though I'd think it would be more reasonable (and cheaper) if they also offered a 8 GB or 16 GB kit. There are still some SODIMM 2400 MHz laptop RAM on the internet, but all of them are only 4 GB kits.

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Why is this even a question?

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QFT

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Anyone who knows what a RAMdisk is? It would be awesome to swap entire games in and out of RAM. Imagine near 0 loading time and the only thing making things slow is the CPU or GPU (or internet you got if gaming online). I don't think an SSD can match a RAMdisk in speed.

The only issue is when you're turning on or off the desktop. Although it's easier for a HDD to load a 4-16 GB file than thousands of chunks of files with varying sizes, the desktop is still going to take significantly longer time to boot up.

And using RAMDisk with an SSD is an absurd idea. Not only the loading speed from an SSD would be barely slower than the RAMDisk, the scheduled writing of a massive file to the SSD would wear it down faster than usual.
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The only issue is when you're turning on or off the desktop. Although it's easier for a HDD to load a 4-16 GB file than thousands of chunks of files with varying sizes, the desktop is still going to take significantly longer time to boot up.

And using RAMDisk with an SSD is an absurd idea. Not only the loading speed from an SSD would be barely slower than the RAMDisk, the scheduled writing of a massive file to the SSD would wear it down faster than usual.

That assumes anything changed besides the save files and some configs which are stored elsewhere. If you just save it to the SSD when the game is updated that's a fair bit less.

But yes, my main idea was a machine that wouldn't be turned on or off all the time but rather just slept and likely would have a HDD just in case writes were excessive.
     
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Will these sticks operate at 1600 5-5-5 ?
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3gb ramdisc pagefile get's 1200 mb/s just double the speed of the fastest sata ssd. so no they can't compare in anyway. I think ramdrives are far more feasible than hoping to build up sata ssd.
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What I was saying that the loading time between a RAMDisk and SSD would be negligible, probably by a second or two.

Diminishing returns kick in once you upgrade from a HDD handling the OS and the program files.
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Fantastic for AMD's APUs as long as 2800 MHz is supported...
True.
But memory of that price, you might aswell get a GPU anyways.
Unless, its a really really small form factor PC.

Who says you won't have a dedicated GPU too? If AMD gets a decent HSA implementation for physics in games I could see APUs internal GPU being used for that with the normal GPU used for rendering.
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Anyone who knows what a RAMdisk is? It would be awesome to swap entire games in and out of RAM. Imagine near 0 loading time and the only thing making things slow is the CPU or GPU (or internet you got if gaming online). I don't think an SSD can match a RAMdisk in speed.

The only issue is when you're turning on or off the desktop. Although it's easier for a HDD to load a 4-16 GB file than thousands of chunks of files with varying sizes, the desktop is still going to take significantly longer time to boot up.

And using RAMDisk with an SSD is an absurd idea. Not only the loading speed from an SSD would be barely slower than the RAMDisk, the scheduled writing of a massive file to the SSD would wear it down faster than usual.

Set up a batch file/shell script that simply makes the RAMDIsk and copies the files to it on boot, it's not really that hard and while it can take a bit of time you can also let it run in the background...If you have an SSD it shouldn't change performance much either.
    
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that 2800 mhz. soooooo goooooooood.
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post #20 of 63
Kingston already had a 2800 MHz RAM since April 2012, for the 8 and 16 GB kit: http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1918/1/
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