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Originally Posted by starpwnage View Post
Still, if your only having 300-400mb of free ram with all background programs closed, then why not go 8gb. That way the system doesn't have to scale back, and if a new 64bit game uses an extra 1gb, you have it there.

Im only recommending 8gb if your going to go out and build a new system now, but if you already have one you might as well just wait till you really need it.
Umm, Im on Win 7 64bit, and the usage at idle is 1.5GB's, so I don't know where your getting "300 - 400mb" of free RAM.
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post #82 of 87
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Originally Posted by CovertCover View Post
Umm, Im on Win 7 64bit, and the usage at idle is 1.5GB's, so I don't know where your getting "300 - 400mb" of free RAM.
Hmm, neither do i.
Well i gtg do something shortly, ill run black ops again when i am back and re-check my ram.
    
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Damn, after reading all these posts, I feel like my 12GB is extreme overkill... But then again, considering I only spent a bit over $165 CAD... not too shabby
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yeah but if that 12gb turns to be needed when all games go 64bit mainstream you will be set pretty good overall. Who knows when that will happen tho, cause it needs to hurry the hell up lol. Wouldnt mind finally having REAL native 64bit apps.
 
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^ So true... We seriously need more 64-bit enabled apps... especially when it comes to video editing *cough* Sony Vegas *cough*...

obviously, there are reg hacks and whatnot, but whats the fun in that?
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Still am going to buy 4 Gb.
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post #87 of 87
64bit apps is gonna take a while to be an essential for the developers! so no need for more than 4GB....for now!
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