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RAID 0 + 2GB of Ram
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Originally Posted by Distraught_Youth View Post
I see a lot of conflicting views here...... Ok...question for you people.

RAID 0 + 1GB of Ram
RAID 0 + 2GB of Ram + 2GB Paging File

OR....

RAID 0 + 4GB of Ram + no paging file....

What's a good idea.....
Windows XP does not recognize more than 3GB of memory. If you have not purchased the hard drives or the memory then I would suggest:

2x RAID0 + 2GB RAM

Any of these harddrives will do beautifully. And this memory is just wonderful.

Paging memory is part of all computer regardless of your harddrive or memory configuration. Windows, by default, reserves 2x your memory size for paging memory. This is simply reserved HDD space. It is very slow in comparison to memory. If you have 2GB of RAM, you will probably never touch that paging memory.
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4 gigs of ram..... usefull....or waste? Also, is it possible to run 4 1GB sticks, and keep in a 1T command rate?

Ah....well ok then. No Patch to recognize over 3 gigs?
    
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Originally Posted by Distraught_Youth View Post
4 gigs of ram..... usefull....or waste? Also, is it possible to run 4 1GB sticks, and keep in a 1T command rate?

Ah....well ok then. No Patch to recognize over 3 gigs?
The 3GB limit is a characteristic of the 32bit operating system. You need a 64bit operating system for 3GB+ (Vista)
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