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I have 4GB of DDR3 memory, i heard that disabling page file will increase system performance? but is 4GB enough for it?

What do you guys think?
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No, never disable Page File.
    
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post #3 of 12
4GB is not enough for a hardcore PC user, not to mention a gamer to disable paging.

I used to run 8GB with paging disabled and sometimes ran into memory problems. But then again, I usually have 2 browser windows open with about 10 tabs each, 2 EVE Online clients, Outlook, and a movie or music running at the same time.

Not to mention, since you have a SSD, disabling paging will make just about no difference.
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I have 4GB of DDR3 memory, i heard that disabling page file will increase system performance? but is 4GB enough for it?

What do you guys think?
For a SSD? Or HDD? If its a HDD you should keep it on but make it twice as much to four times as much memory you have. IE 8000mb - 12000mb

4gb is not enough depending on what you're doing. It wasn't for me.
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post #5 of 12
No. Pagefile is still pretty damn important to Windows.
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I sold my SSD, so now i am on HDD. What if i put in 8GB Ram?
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For a SSD? Or HDD? If its a HDD you should keep it on but make it twice as much to four times as much memory you have. IE 8000mb - 12000mb

4gb is not enough depending on what you're doing. It wasn't for me.
Will it give any real advantage?
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I sold my SSD, so now i am on HDD. What if i put in 8GB Ram?
Do you ever do video encoding/photo editing?
Unless you have like 12 - 24 GB of ram, dont do it.
    
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post #9 of 12
As far as I remember you can turn it off but it'll create a temporary one on bootup.
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post #10 of 12
I turned mine off and never looked back.
Only problem was Titan Quest error on launch stating "Titan Quest requires Virtual Memory to be enabled". On a mechanical HDD you'll notice a decent difference, however 4 GB might not be enough depending on what you do.
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