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Old 01-11-2009, 07:21 PM   #1
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Does anyone know if you can put alot of ram in a pc and what effects it would have? I'm talking about 4gb+

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Old 01-11-2009, 07:52 PM   #2
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4GB+ you won't feel much difference from say 2-4..

Any it depends on how many slots of ram your computer supports, and what speed, and how much i can handle.

mine has 4 slots, and can take up to 4 GB.

also if you have vista 32-bit, or xp 32-bit it will only recongize about 3 gigs.
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Old 01-12-2009, 01:00 PM   #3
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It depends on that app, if you're running a memory hogging very intensive application, and you have a 64 bit operating system, I'm sure more than 4 gigs would help. But for 99% of people, 4 gigs is going to be enough, and you can always upgrade later if you by 2x2GB sticks.

And a 32 bit OS can only recognize 4GB - the video card's VRAM. So if your video card has 512MB of VRAM, only 3.5gigs will be recognized if you install 4gigs of RAM.
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also if you have vista 32-bit, or xp 32-bit it will only recongize about 3 gigs.
After windows service pack 1 for vista, my 32 bit can recognize the full 4 gigs.
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Old 01-13-2009, 12:52 PM   #5
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After windows service pack 1 for vista, my 32 bit can recognize the full 4 gigs.
That doesn't mean it can address it.
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