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Originally Posted by Fatal05 View Post
Because honestly, 1gb is enough for 99% of games/applications. 2gb's is good future proofing....4gb is just silly.
1GB is not enough for 99% of things.. maybe 30%. 2GB is standard for gamers now.


You did waste your money because the SLI-Certification doesn't do much and 4GB won't really be used unless you turn off all PF.
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post #22 of 56
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Originally Posted by JacKz5o View Post
1GB is not enough for 99% of things.. maybe 30%. 2GB is standard for gamers now.


You did waste your money because the SLI-Certification doesn't do much and 4GB won't really be used unless you turn off all PF.
Battle Field 2, and Photoshop are the only other things that come to mind. Switching from my 1 gig set to my 2 gig set only smoothed GIMP, and the BF series.
    
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post #23 of 56
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Originally Posted by JacKz5o View Post
1GB is not enough for 99% of things.. maybe 30%. 2GB is standard for gamers now.


You did waste your money because the SLI-Certification doesn't do much and 4GB won't really be used unless you turn off all PF.
Yep 2GHz is what you need now
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Originally Posted by Hilfiger View Post
4gig of ram makes everything run smoth and much faster

i had 6gig on my x64 setup and i must say that is some visual difrence on the speed of loading and stuff


you didnt waste your money, people write before thinking.. or they jealous that dont have it..

so ye, have fun with it.. youll see increase on application speeds
Thank you very much !! i didnt think it was a waste...after all i was willing to pay for it i wouldnt have bought it in the first place !!
I have had 2 gig for the last 2 years...so i think its time to go with 4 now !
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post #25 of 56
I agree with the 95% of the people here saying 4gb is way overkill. Also, the SLI certified thing is a gimmick and only there to add another few dollars for the consumer to pay.
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post #26 of 56
Yes, one person says it is worth it, and thus the rest of us must be jealous and wrong....

This isn't the palce were people get jealous and moody.

4Gb is overkill, and that RAM is majorly overpriced as it is.

So yeah you kinda did waste your money. The thing is, just becuase you spent more than you needed to, doesnt mean that that RAM is useless. I'd imagine it'd perform very well with a QX6700

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Wow come on, you paid more than $1000 CAD just for rams. Some people got a lot of money to throw out. I don't care if you or your dad's the richest guy in the world, be a smart consumer please...
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post #28 of 56
Wow, did you ever. As said, SLI has nothing whatsoever to do with memory. 4GB may not have been a waste but the SLI certainly was.
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post #29 of 56
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Originally Posted by 3xtr3m3 View Post
Wow come on, you paid more than $1000 CAD just for rams. Some people got a lot of money to throw out. I don't care if you or your dad's the richest guy in the world, be a smart consumer please...

My dad ?????

*** has my dad got to do with me purchasing ram ?
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wow that ram pwned you
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