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sorry for double post I just thought though if I used 4 GBS with 32-bit it'd cut some off and dedicate to my Graphics card right? Which would be okay because the 320 MB GTS may need a bit more RAM.
    
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sorry for double post I just thought though if I used 4 GBS with 32-bit it'd cut some off and dedicate to my Graphics card right? Which would be okay because the 320 MB GTS may need a bit more RAM.
Windows will have no idea its there and do nothing with it im fairly sure.

I've also read that having more ram than windows can use can cause some problems
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Oh damn that's a bit of an ass then.

I have a mate with 3 gbs and vista, he said that extra gig was the sweetspot for Vista..
    
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Go for it.

Vista is as smooth as XP with 2GB of RAM.
Mhmm.
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It looks like Vista 32-bit with 2 gigs is okay but 64-bit does want 4 gbs.
    
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vista 32 will see 3.5(closer to 3.25 iirc) MAX inc your vid card memory,in this day and age vista 32 is not really worth using
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though as I explained it is dirt cheap, 64-bit still costs quite a bit. I'm in New Zealand. hmm
    
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go for 64 bit,at least then you have an O/S that is future proof
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not really, windows 7 is coming next year I think?
    
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not really, windows 7 is coming next year I think?
so why is vista 64 not future proof??
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