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8 GB of ram huh?

What to do?


Light 2 ram up on fire, and plug it in and see if it work after it got smoked
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Originally Posted by DrDarkTempler View Post
8 GB of ram huh?

What to do?


Light 2 ram up on fire, and plug it in and see if it work after it got smoked
not funny dude, ramicide is real
 
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not funny dude, ramicide is real
Yes. I got charged by the court just by doing so once... And that was to a gay DDR1 memory
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Tell you what fills my RAM up...

Playing Crysis at a high resolution, with every setting in graphics set to "VERY HIGH" with antiliasing enable + V-Sync, and you would be surprised on how much that game takes, because it pre-loads the textures onto the RAM ready to send to your GPU

And I'm running 6GB btw, going to 8GB soon
That must hamper performance running that ram in single channel. Also you must only be getting like 20-30 FPS on that 6870?
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That must hamper performance running that ram in single channel. Also you must only be getting like 20-30 FPS on that 6870?
I have 2 Kinston HyperX Blu 1GB each in slot 2 and 4 and i got G.Skill Ripjaw in slot 1 and 3 2GB each = 6GB. Since I upgraded from 4GB to 6GB, my gameplay performance in Crysis has dramastically improved.

And nope, my FPS is fine, about 25-40 tops all the way through. Iv'e seen no lag or stuttering yet, And I'm only playing at 1280X1024 atm. But as I said, When i max out the resolution.... Bamm! MEGA lag!!! lol

My 6870 single, seems to handle this game just fine
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Nice.

I should of done a bit more math to your ram so:

2x 2GB
2x 1GB
I see. Yeah I had to do a re install of windows on my pc but in crysis I was hitting between 30-45 FPS @ 1920x1080 with my two 6870's but that was everything on high but a few settings @ all stock clocks. I also hit 17 odd K in 3DMark06.

I can't wait to Overclock and see what I get then, so any plans to go crossfire in the future?
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Nice.

I should of done a bit more math to your ram so:

2x 2GB
2x 1GB
I see. Yeah I had to do a re install of windows on my pc but in crysis I was hitting between 30-45 FPS @ 1920x1080 with my two 6870's but that was everything on high but a few settings @ all stock clocks. I also hit 17 odd K in 3DMark06.

I can't wait to Overclock and see what I get then, so any plans to go crossfire in the future?
Ahh I see Without my overclock on the CPU I was getting like 20-21K score on 3DMark06 but with my 1055T OCed to 4.2GHz I'm now getting about 23.5K on 3DMark06 which isin't too bad really.

And yeah. I'm hopeing to go crossfire with my 6870, I'm not fussed on going to the 6900 series, the 6870 crossfire would last long time.
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4GB RAMDisk.

Virtual Machines.

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That must hamper performance running that ram in single channel.
Even with mixed RAM capacities there is interleaving between sticks.
Also, if you just use Ganged mode the whole memory interface will act like it's 128 bit wide..
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Another thing it could be useful for is to running Linux in live mode running via your RAM once the files have been preloaded from the CD or DVD?
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