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post #11 of 20
Yeah, i'd say go for 4gb
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So from what I'm hearing, it's really not worth it without becoming a vistard?
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post #13 of 20
XP 64bit.... Ummm I won't say it but please get vista 64bit in the near future.

You will benefit from 4GB in vista 64bit, XP 64bit just doesn't require as much ram.. But vista under 4GB runs better than XP for me.
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post #14 of 20
Since you are using windows XP I would stick with 2GB for now. I have never seen my RAM usage go over 2GB in XP no matter what I am doing due to XP being a lot less resource hungry than Vista. If you plan on switching to Vista than I would go with 4GB.
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Oh yeah and 64bit vista kills 64bit XP.
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Haha vistard. I don't see the big deal with Vista. I have Vista Ultimate 64-bit and I have never had any problems with anything, aside from not all devices are compatible with it yet, so some drivers don't work and I have to find them. With 64-bit I think you can have like over a thousand GB of RAM or something ridiculous
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post #17 of 20
But back to the original post, unless you plan on upgrading, I think 2GB of RAM is perfect for you
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post #18 of 20
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Originally Posted by se7en56 View Post
Haha vistard. I don't see the big deal with Vista. I have Vista Ultimate 64-bit and I have never had any problems with anything, aside from not all devices are compatible with it yet, so some drivers don't work and I have to find them. With 64-bit I think you can have like over a thousand GB of RAM or something ridiculous
128GB max.
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Originally Posted by The_Rocker View Post
128GB max.
Yup, but Windows Server 2003 supports like 1.5TB of RAM or something like that. Not sure about 2008 / Longhorn. 3TB? MOAR?!!?1?
    
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post #20 of 20
ye im using 4gb on this rig, although you wont notice it all the time, the difference for me was never having to worry about it going above like 60% Ram usage lol
    
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