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More than enough bud, you'll be able to game with plenty to spare.
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post #22 of 34
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I've never used more than 2.8GB of RAM while gaming so 4GB will be fine.

Probably haven't used near that much gaming. But your point is understood.
post #23 of 34
4GB is more then enough you'll be fine.
post #24 of 34
I'm going to get 3x2GB and disable my pagefile.
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post #25 of 34
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Originally Posted by Chuckclc;12029406 
Probably haven't used near that much gaming. But your point is understood.

He probably did. I'm using 1.57GB right now with only my browser open. I use the screen on my Logitech G19 to monitor my memory usage in real time and using 2.8GB of RAM over all while gaming is very possible. I'm not saying the game itself is consuming the 2.8GB, because neither did Phoenixlight.
post #26 of 34
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I'm not saying the game itself is consuming the 2.8GB, because neither did Phoenixlight.

Thats kinda what I meant. Probably worded it wrong, cuz yes, Im usually using 1.2-1.5gb just in Windows activities. But gaming dont use that much more apparently.
post #27 of 34
Hmm well I usually have Steam and Xfire running so I guess they contribute to it.
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post #28 of 34
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Originally Posted by Nautilus;12029434 
I'm going to get 3x2GB and disable my pagefile.

Hmmmm. I wonder if thatll help out FO:NV.

Ive read that when your system uses ram it goes through it searches through all of it (picks where to use), so having a lot wouldnt help with speed. Of course im sure were talking mS here.
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post #29 of 34
4GB is "enough" yes but can you see your machine using more while gaming? The answer is yes.

I was playing GTA 4 yesterday with a few Firefox windows open in the background, one with streaming radio, and also a network sync job going on in the background and I noticed I was using a total of 4.5GB system RAM. So I would be most comfortable with 6GB.
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post #30 of 34
Im gonna triple my RAM xD.


Just kidding, 4gb is enough, I just like to say that hehe.
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