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so at 10 past 8 this morning I decided I wanted an extra 4gb so so I got out my bed, turned the PC on, went to amazon and ordered the same kit thats in my rig already. but now that im properly woken up im just like hmmmmmmm maybe I shouldnt have done that because really I have no real use for it. will it give me a boost? im really kicking myself now
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post #2 of 17
No, unless you're running VM's
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post #3 of 17
i hit almost 6gb while playing some games while running other stuff also
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post #4 of 17
nothing wrong with having extra memory, my GF has 8gb, i currently have 10gb perfect for CAD. You could always use the memory for other builds too
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post #5 of 17
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZainyAntics View Post
No, unless you're running VM's
running whats?
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nelson2011 View Post
i hit almost 6gb while playing some games while running other stuff also
I always close as much as possible though :/
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Originally Posted by DNytAftr View Post
nothing wrong with having extra memory, my GF has 8gb, i currently have 10gb perfect for CAD. You could always use the memory for other builds too
yeah I could do that, I could also get into CAD couldnt I.
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post #6 of 17
I keep doing that getting more then cancelling orders, or sending it back, or selling it on at a loss! Im sticking with the 2x2 gb kit

If you really want a system boost cancel ram and get a Vertex 2 The ram you are ordering reallg wont make much difference
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post #7 of 17
If you want a real system boost cancel the ram and get a Vertex2....
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post #8 of 17
I frequently use more than 4gb of ram, and having more does make a difference to the speed of your PC.
     
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post #9 of 17
Something about having 8GBs in my rig sets the mind at ease.
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post #10 of 17
You're not going to be bankcrupt for ordering a bit of extra RAM, besides I too max out 4GB running several applications and BFBC2 at the same time, I'd definitely want another 4GB but I might just get a 8GB for a total of 12GB. Then again I do 3D rendering, simulations etc. and run a Minecraft server.
    
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