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Old 01-22-2007, 07:31 PM   #1
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Lightbulb Extra Ram?

would getting an extra gig (total of 2gb) make a difference? it seems like 2gb is the standard now.

EDIT: Read my bottom post.
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Old 01-22-2007, 07:38 PM   #2
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Well its not the Standard yet..but not if you just surf on the internet and stuff, if you do some hardcore gaming I would guess it would make a difference, but by the looks of your video cards it looks like that you don't do some intense gaming so nah I think one gig is fine.
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really? i do A LOT of video/audio converting, dvd ripping, all that kind of stuff. a lot of multitasking too.
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Well if you got the extra cash then go for it, but I would upgrade your CPU.
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upgrade my cpu? really? this stuff only started happening a few days ago. i bought my comp in april 2006. i like. its been going really fast but when that happens idk whats happening.
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really? i do A LOT of video/audio converting, dvd ripping, all that kind of stuff. a lot of multitasking too.
im looking for a dvd ripping software, what do u use??
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i used to use #1 dvd ripper but that was VERY VERY SLOW! now i use magic dvd ripper. its VERY fast and can rip into many formats.
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Nero is a good program to use for doing it, if you do alot of video editing maybe it would be an idea to get 2gig!
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I use dvdshrink and its free
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i would upgrade to 2 Gigs of Ram before upgrading your processor.

Especially for what your doing.
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