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lol. Just upgraded my memory with 3 more sticks of ddr3 1600mhz XMS3 ram. I've been seriously pondering getting into video editing or even level design with the UDK Editor. I really want to start doing some serious number crunching and using my ram to the fullest.


Any suggestions on anything that would use up all that ram? Server? Video Encoding? Making wormholes to other galaxies?
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All that RAM will be good for:

*Content creation (Adobe products, CAD, etc)
*RAMdisk (use a portion for page file and other things)
*Video/Audio production

Otherwise.... not much else is going to use it unless you pay for some really specific lab/commercial software that would use it.
    
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Run a virtual machine inside a virtual machine inside a virtual machine.
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Id love to have 6gb. but i only have 32bit os & too lazy to install every program again on a new hdd.
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I use mine as RAMdisk. Just leave 400MB of swap on the drive and your good to go.
 
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post #6 of 20
See how many instances of an old Myspace page you can run lol

Seriously though, try your way into 3D design/rendering. Programs like Maya and 3DS Max would make sweet love to 12GB of memory.
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Originally Posted by GanjaSMK View Post
All that RAM will be good for:

*Content creation (Adobe products, CAD, etc)
*RAMdisk (use a portion for page file and other things)
*Video/Audio production

Otherwise.... not much else is going to use it unless you pay for some really specific lab/commercial software that would use it.

Nice, so are we talking flash products, 3d effects, photo editing? A friend of mine is a programmer and another is an artist/musician, we have access to lots of sdk's and plenty of media to play around with and we all have beefy computers. ^_^
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Originally Posted by uncholowapo View Post
See how many instances of an old Myspace page you can run.
Lol, last I checked it,would be one with all the deal on peoples pages.
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Id love to have 6gb. but i only have 32bit os & too lazy to install every program again on a new hdd.
So you are running vista on >1GB of RAM!?
 
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Honestly I have 8 Gigs in my laptop and desktop and use around 6 Gigs at any one time. if your a huge multi-tasker and keep your pc on 24/7 like me you'll use it.
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