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If I sell off my current HK's, I have enough money for two of these http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231122
Should I go to 8GB? How much of a performance boost would I gain over 2GB? 4GB? Oh, and don't tell me to save my money for a Quad or a better GPU, I have a 45nm Quad/780i/2nd 8800GTS/new PSU upgrade planned for the late summer Thanks guys!
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post #2 of 66
There will be no performance increase with 8GB RAM at all...

I have 4GB and vista uses around 1.5GB idle for me including norton etc....
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post #3 of 66
but you have to realize that he is running Windows Server 2008 64bit edition. He would probably see an increase in performance with the extra ram on his setup
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post #4 of 66
From 2 to 4 will be a GIANT noticable increase. 8GB is just for pleasure

At these prices I don't see why you shouldn't get 8GB
 
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post #5 of 66
You wont see any increase because nothing uses near 4GB yet!!!!!
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post #6 of 66
it all depend on waht you use you comp for if you do a lot of video encoding then you may benefit from 8GB but if you plan on gaming with the occasional encoding then get 4GB and save the money
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Go for it d00d! RAM is uber cheap nowadays.
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post #8 of 66
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Originally Posted by reberto View Post
If I sell off my current HK's, I have enough money for two of these http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231122
Should I go to 8GB? How much of a performance boost would I gain over 2GB? 4GB? Oh, and don't tell me to save my money for a Quad or a better GPU, I have a 45nm Quad/780i/2nd 8800GTS/new PSU upgrade planned for the late summer Thanks guys!
i have that same set they are awesome.
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post #9 of 66
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Originally Posted by The_Rocker View Post
You wont see any increase because nothing uses near 4GB yet!!!!!
Don't listen to these types of people, just look at the price!!!!

Besides, I use DAMN CLOSE to 4GB quite often.
 
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post #10 of 66
IMO Since DDR2 prices are very low, you couold grab yourself 2 pairs of (2*2) being of good quality easily and not that much too
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