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i have 2gbs of Corsair Dominator in my system at the moment and i love them, but im thinking of getting another 2gb kit, do you guys think i will get much of a boost with the extra 2gbs or will it be minimal?
overall do you think its worth the extra €40?
Any suggestions welcome!
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post #2 of 32
I barely use up to 4gb or ram, but I always use 3.5~ or so.


So yes, it would be nice to have 4GB , especially since you're using Vista, which will make use of it nicely.
 
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post #3 of 32
I think you will get a good boost but would stand to gain even more with vista 64
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Since you are running Vista, then yes, definitely get the extra 2gb
    
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post #5 of 32
you would see a bigger difference with 64-bit and 4 gigs.

but even just moving to 4 gigs if you do gaming etc...and like to alt-tab multitask it would help with load times etc...
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post #6 of 32
It's definitely worth it, but I would recommend that you install the 64-bit version of Vista to take full advantage of it. I heard that you can contact MS to get the 64-bit disc for a small fee and use it with your current key.

I often go over 5GB of usage myself as it is. I like to leave lots of background apps running for convenience though. Also, Vista will cache more RAM as you add more, but don't worry, it's all for speeding up everything.
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post #7 of 32
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hmmm mind swaying at the idea of getting another 2gigs or even 4!
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post #8 of 32
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Originally Posted by NuclearCrap View Post
It's definitely worth it, but I would recommend that you install the 64-bit version of Vista to take full advantage of it. I heard that you can contact MS to get the 64-bit disc for a small fee and use it with your current key.
Yes you can. See the link in my sig.
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Yes you can. See the link in my sig.
thanks for the link looking at it now
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ill have to reformat if i get 64bit wont i? or is it just an update sort of thing?
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