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my friends mobo died, so i got his quad and ram for a few weeks
what do i do with it all? lol
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Quad: Fold
RAM: See how many browser tabs you can open before you crash?
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Try running 4 gta IV and see if it will fill up ur RAm or run all ur Apps in ur COmp
 
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Virtual Machine, try different Linux distros.
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Virtual Machine, try different Linux distros.
thats actually a great idea, how is ubuntu in vm? just the same?
will it mimic my gpu also?
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What to do with 12GB RAM?
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thats actually a great idea, how is ubuntu in vm? just the same?
Basically.

Now you can:
Multitask like a mofo
Use a bunch of VM's at once
Experiment with a RAM drive
Experiment with disabling your paging file (noticeably snappier)
Open multiple games at the same time and alt tab between them
etc
etc
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With 8GB of RAM, you can install a virtual machine inside of a virtual machine, that way you familiarize yourself with even more operating systems. Like run FreeBSD in a VM in Linux running in a VM inside of your Windows.
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Basically.

Now you can:

Experiment with disabling your paging file (noticeably snappier)
this, what is it?
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thats actually a great idea, how is ubuntu in vm? just the same?
will it mimic my gpu also?
I personally like VMware some people use VirtualBox.

Found you a VirtualBox guide & VMware guide both for Ubuntu.
Enjoy and make sure to try other distros.

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this, what is it?
I never noticed a difference but I am on a SSD though.
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