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post #21 of 61
just imagin what kind of pcs will be in 2020
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post #22 of 61
So much for that 640K of ram, huh Bill?



"No one will need more than 637 kb of memory for a personal computer." <--speaking about the DOS memory limitations...but still funny.
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So much for that 640K of ram, huh Bill?



"No one will need more than 637 kb of memory for a personal computer." <--speaking about the DOS memory limitations...but still funny.
lol empty notepad takes more than that! haha...
1,024PB (petabyte) of MDDR (Magic DDR ) (512PB * 2) - soon...
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Things are progressing so fast lately that you have to be freaking rich to keep up. Progression is a good thing, but today things are going way too fast. I hope a day comes when things advance enough to where they slow down a bit and I can enjoy having high end hardware for a little while. The demands of today's games such as oblivion is rediculous.

My next upgrade will be top of the line in late 2006 for Vista and Vista-based games.
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If you upgrade every 2 years, you're doing just fine. And that doesn't even have to be a completely new build, just some new parts. For the people on this website, a new build is our hobby. But realistically you don't have to make a new build all too often.

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My next upgrade will be top of the line in late 2006 for Vista and Vista-based games.
You should hold off until early 2007 after DX10 cards come out, that will be Vista gaming.
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Programmers have become VERY sloppy over the past decade because they don't need to be efficient. You used to have to fit OS on kilobytes, and they made it work. But now, why do you need to be efficient when 2GB is available?
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Programmers have become VERY sloppy over the past decade because they don't need to be efficient. You used to have to fit OS on kilobytes, and they made it work. But now, why do you need to be efficient when 2GB is available?
Yes, you said it. This is exactly the root of all the problems. I see this all the time since I work for an engineering software company (as an engineer, not a programmer...)
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post #28 of 61
Does this mean that 512MB sticks are obsolete?

Thank god my board supports up to 8GB of RAM
post #29 of 61
SO when you buy your new dell next year will it still come with 256mB Ram (expandable to 512! $+65.99)
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post #30 of 61
so 2 gigs in a Laptop for gaming isnt enough ram?
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