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Does my older sig rig need more Mem for win7 64bit?

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I just upgraded my Hard Drive and installed win7 64 bit.

Do you guys think i should add more memory? I currently only have 2gb.


I know i should just get a whole new computer.. but for now, would more memory speed things up?

thanks!
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I personly defo would, mine is always using well over 1.9gb would recommend adding another 2gb if you can or even just one more
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Originally Posted by ryanbob1234 View Post
I personly defo would, mine is always using well over 2gb or more would recommend adding another 2gb if you can or even just one more
hope this helps
post #4 of 14
no, you don't need more, you need better, it still beats the Win7 Requirements, but I reccomend getting some newer DDR2 PC5300 RAM
post #5 of 14
I'm running it with 2GB but I'm sure if you add more it would increase performance.
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I'm running it with 2GB but I'm sure if you add more it would increase performance.
adding more ram wont increase more performace aka boot speeds/ app loading times, but better ram kit would be much better
post #7 of 14
win7 64 bit doesn't mean more memory usage
You can have more mem in your system, but if you have less.... then the OS is not going to use anymore memory
You could put 7 64-bit on a computer with 1GB memory and you'd be fine. 512MB even. Windows 7 is well optimized.
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could my mobo handle newer ddr2 ram?
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could my mobo handle newer ddr2 ram?
No. Your motherboard is Socket 939, so its DDR only (DDR1 that is). It's not worth the cost to buy DDR1. You'd spend more on another 2GB of it (or 4GB that matches even, since it HAS to match on 939) than you would on a whole new setup (mobo, RAM, CPU).
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I run win7 on my netbook (with 1gb and then updated to 2gb) and it runs better than it did with xp.
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