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Old 04-23-2006, 06:50 AM   #1
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How mch free RAM should I have?

I currently have 222 of 510 RAM free - should I increase this ammount?
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Old 04-23-2006, 07:44 AM   #2
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depends what u do with ur comp, if u play some demmanding some games or use apps like photoshop then increasing it to 1gb would be a good idea, also if u are using intergrated video it would help free up some ram if u got a video card and put it in
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Old 04-23-2006, 08:07 AM   #3
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512mb and get good latency
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does your mobo support dual channel? which one do you have?
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use msconfig, and kill some of the startup processes, im sure thats part of the problem
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he didnt say there was a problem he just asked if getting more ram would help at all, if u have the money and your motherboard supports it some dual channel low latency ram would be a good idea, u would see an improvement, what motherboard do u have and what cpu are u using?
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he didnt say there was a problem he just asked if getting more ram would help at all, if u have the money and your motherboard supports it some dual channel low latency ram would be a good idea, u would see an improvement, what motherboard do u have and what cpu are u using?
I'm a bit of a novice so

1) how do I know if my motherboard supports some dual channel low latency ram?
2) how do I find out what motherboard I have?
3) how do I find out what CPU I am using?

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Old 04-23-2006, 08:43 PM   #8
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Download this program called CPU-Z. It's a simple program that breaks down what motherboard you have, ram, and other computer specs. Run it, and take a few screen shots by pressing print screen on your keyboard. Then use www.imageshack.us, to host the pics and show it to us.

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Yeah and post the specs you have so we can help you
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Download this program called CPU-Z. It's a simple program that breaks down what motherboard you have, ram, and other computer specs. Run it, and take a few screen shots by pressing print screen on your keyboard. Then use www.imageshack.us, to host the pics and show it to us.

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