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Okay so,

Do i need 8 gigs of ram over my 6 that I already have??

Will it make a difference?

post #2 of 17
short: no

long: no, i wouldnt. 4gb of ram is plenty, and since you have 6, youre set. there is nearly nothing that will use 6gb of ram. i would save your money and upgrade something else, 2gb more ram will not increase the performance of your PC

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Unless you use memory intensive apps, then no, you will see no difference.
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post #4 of 17
Nope!
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N to the O.
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post #6 of 17
Vague much, lol?

What are you using it for? Most people don't need more than 4GBs for gaming. Perhaps 6GB for a more than average Photoshop user 3D Design. 8GB for your serious editors.
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post #7 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by weidass View Post
Unless you use memory intensive apps, then no, you will see no difference.
Even then, it's very unlikely to go over 6gb.
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post #8 of 17
If you do a lot of multi tasking like I do it may be helpful. but How do you have your 6 gigs set up?
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post #9 of 17
Please don't put Asterisks in the title of a 3 lined thread. I clicked it thinking it was a thread demonstrating all the reasoning behind whether or not that much is necessary.
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post #10 of 17
The fact that you're asking the question would mean no.

If you were doing anything that needed more than 6GB, you would already know the answer.
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