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Adding another 2gb stick to my rig will it totally break my psu? And yes it runs fine right now. Does ram draw a lot of power?
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You should be more than fine with adding 2gb more ram. Memory doesn't use that much power, especially when you are not over clocking.
    
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Alright thanks! +rep
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2GB will add maybe 8w
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You'll be fine, I think we have the same ram
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post #6 of 16
you should probably change the OS to 64 bit to avoid only 3GB+ of RAM being used.
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post #7 of 16
or you can use the famous Kernel hack that lifts up win 7 32bit ram limitation ! you can use up to 64GB just like 64bit version !
But I would only recommend this if you have to stay on 32-bit version like me ( essential to my work) . 64-bit is superior to 32-bit version in many other ways!
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Not a very good PSU but it won't break it
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Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post
Not a very good PSU but it won't break it
Nahhh really, it costs 8 dollars on newegg.

And I know their are drivers and software problems with 64bit is this true?

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Originally Posted by tonu42 View Post
Nahhh really, it costs 8 dollars on newegg.

And I know their are drivers and software problems with 64bit is this true?

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For the most part, the issues with 64bit have been resolved unless you have very old peripherals. Anything made by a major manufacturer within the last 7 or so years will, or should be fine.

I have been running Win7 64 since the beta, and have not run into any issues. You should be fine. I would recommend it.
    
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