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I would say that is a bit much, here
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Looks like you're gonna need 4 more slots...
     
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no not really... 2GB is min in games today (games take 500MB+ and you dont shut everything else down so...)! 4GB+ is the future...
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If you play the latest games at high quality, then you should have 2GB anyway. Its called progression, if MS let Vista run on todays hardware then we wouldn't be advancing. Hardware advances (X1800-X1900 etc), so should the software that runs it.
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no not really... 2GB is min in games today (games take 500MB+ and you dont shut everything else down so...)! 4GB+ is the future...
I wouldn't say that at all. I'm running with 1GB, and that's with one stick of cheap ass Buffalo brand, and the other is a Corsair value stick, and I have no problems running games. The only game I have that recommends 2GB would have to be Battlefield 2. Yes, in the near future, we will be needing 2GB of RAM at minimum, but obviously not until Vista launches. I still think Vista requiring 2GB just for an OS is a little rediculous.
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If you play the latest games at high quality, then you should have 2GB anyway. Its called progression, if MS let Vista run on todays hardware then we wouldn't be advancing. Hardware advances (X1800-X1900 etc), so should the software that runs it.
Please ignore my previous post, I totally see why Microsoft would do this. Great point Muffin, I stand behind you on this topic.
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It might be more then were used to, but I am with muffin on this one. If they keep making software that runs great on computers that are 2 years old, they will never advance.
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nice i dont know why people are getting twisted and or shocked at some of these things.. this os is designed to be the next gen
    
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2GB is todays standard pretty much so 2gb in vista is not that odd.
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