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Old 11-05-2008, 01:04 AM   #1
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Default How much difference?

Okay, so I currently have 1 GB of RAM installed on my computer, with a GeForce 7300 GS as well.

I ordered 2 more GB of RAM, and a new GeForce 8600 GT.

So jumping from to what I have now to what I ordered, am I going to notice a difference?

I wouldn't consider myself a very serious gamer. I don't really play hours upon hours.

Thanks!
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Old 11-05-2008, 01:10 AM   #2
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You'll see a nice performance increase. I'm not saying it will be life altering, but you will have a better time playing games and such.
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Old 11-05-2008, 02:25 AM   #3
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You'll see a nice performance increase. I'm not saying it will be life altering, but you will have a better time playing games and such.
Alright, that sounds good to me. Thanks a lot mate.
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What games are you playing?

Regardless you should see faster load times and smoother fps across the board

enjoy!
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Old 11-05-2008, 08:41 AM   #5
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You should see a pretty big perf. increase. I have the 8600GT. Do NOT bother or even think about overclocking it. The best performance jump I saw was a drop in 1000 points in 3dmark.
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Regardless you should see faster load times and smoother fps across the board

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Yup, he's bang on! you will notice a pretty decent increase in performance...but it won't be like eye popping LOL. But definitely will make your game playing more smooth and faster loading times.
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Old 11-05-2008, 05:56 PM   #7
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What games are you playing?

Regardless you should see faster load times and smoother fps across the board

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Umm, well I play a lot of MMO's. I suppose the games I play aren't exactly top of the line DirectX 10 graphics.

Most of them are around the graphics area of any Star Wars game, like Empire at War. The most graphics-intensive game that I have is probably Dead Space. And that's the only one with that kind of graphics I have really.
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