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1GB is suicide with Vista.

2GB + 950 onboard > 1GB + X300, especially on Vista.
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1GB is suicide with Vista.

2GB + 950 onboard > 1GB + X300, especially on Vista.
I really didn't expect this from YOU Pook... certainly you know better. Have you actually tried it? Because I have and 1gb had NO problems.
    
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I really didn't expect this from YOU Pook... certainly you know better. Have you actually tried it? Because I have and 1gb had NO problems.
Expect what?

I used Buffalo Firestix, 512MBx2 on Vista for two weeks and it was VERY slow. I went back to XP because I couldn't have open more than one or two programs without it trudging along.
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Expect what?

I used Buffalo Firestix, 512MBx2 on Vista for two weeks and it was VERY slow. I went back to XP because I couldn't have open more than one or two programs without it trudging along.
Please remember his parents are NOT simultaneously playing Oblivion, posting on OCN while listening to death metal. When I set up my mom's PC 1gb was enough for web browsing while doing a spreadsheet.
    
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Please remember his parents are NOT simultaneously playing Oblivion, posting on OCN while listening to death metal. When I set up my mom's PC 1gb was enough for web browsing while doing a spreadsheet.
Um, I was "playing" Photoshop and "listening" to XFire and was on FF with two tabs open and it lagged like crazy.

If you baby it, I'm sure it's OK.

(And death metal + Oblivion sucks kthx)
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(And death metal + Oblivion sucks kthx)
Agree
But I just think we should all remember our parents have trouble turning a PC on, let alone using its complex functions.
Not to discriminate against the dads on OCN
    
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post #47 of 57
I run vista on my laptop with one gig perfectly fine and have done so for almost 6 months. So having one gig is absolutely NOT suicide.

If what you are saying about graphical needs, besides vista, solitaire being the most demanding, integrated would be more than enough. But what you are saying is that they want a dedicated gpu that takes advantage of vista's DX10 then you have to go with the 8 or HD 2 series cards and like I had in my previous posts its gonna cost you at least $50 for a new card from a retailer.
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Um what? You have trouble on XP with 1gb? I run xp on my dad's 128mb RAM comp with no lag for web browsing, word processing and media. And why does everyone think Vista is a HUGE memory hog? Sure it uses a little but it keeps your most used programs ready on the RAM so it appears to be hogging more than it really is. I ran vista on 768b no problem... 1gb will be fine.
i mainly have trouble cause i am rendering a video with f@h running and like firefox and music. I usually have my cpu/ram maxed out
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Lawl 32-bit ram.. Here comes 1024x768 max res?
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post #50 of 57
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1GB is suicide with Vista.

2GB + 950 onboard > 1GB + X300, especially on Vista.
Not even close. I had vista U with 1GB ram. I always had 500mb's free. Games ran fine but I went back because some programs don't work with Vista has they do in XP
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Win 10 x64 15063 Super Lite Edition 1440x900 @ 100hz Dell + Numpad 95w 
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