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gues i went to far on the overkill i got 16gb ram

Trololol?
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I do just fine with 4 GB of RAM
    
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No, Starcraft 2, like any modern PC game, is a 32 bit program. 32 bit programs can only access 2gb of memory.

If you're crashing, it's some other problem, or you've got a ton of background tasks hogging the RAM.
Well some people don't know to turn off their programs before starting a program/game that takes a sh>> load of memory.. All I have running in the background is iTunes, ad-aware, Avast, Zone alarm, MSI Afterburner, my drivers to run my keyboard and mouse. Yes I could turn off iTunes, but it only takes about 30 megs of memory.
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The more the merrier I say and the stuff is so cheap.
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Not to sound like a gloater peen but 4GB is not enough for my needs.

I like to play SC2 and do other things sometimes, and with basic to heavy multitasking you start to use 3-4GB rather fast.
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post #16 of 40
i dont think 4gb is enough anymore, 6 is enough but 8 is optimum. in the end it depends on what kind of programs u use and how much multi tasking you do
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Not to sound like a gloater peen but 4GB is not enough for my needs.

I like to play SC2 and do other things sometimes, and with basic to heavy multitasking you start to use 3-4GB rather fast.
For sure. It is cheap, I spent $95 on 4gb of ram last year, and the price has split in half for the same amount of ram. Gonna get me another 4gigs
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Like others said 4GB is fine about 95% of the time. I have 8GB on my laptop where the majority is never in use.
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gues i went to far on the overkill i got 16gb ram
wth for ?
    
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post #20 of 40
Heavily depends on what you use it for. 4GBs is more than enough for gaming, but my desktop requires 8GB+ for my photo post-processing.
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