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Old 08-07-2009, 10:17 PM   #1
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If I am not a gamer, what would be considered as too much RAM in a 32 or 64 bit PC? I also don't do any editing.

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Old 08-07-2009, 10:18 PM   #2
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no such thing as to much ram, to much cant hurt your performance.

i'd say 4 gigs is the sweet spot for any PC, but thats for 64 bit

for 32bit i'd say 3 Gigs is the sweet spot

DDR2 800 is probably the right stuff for you
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no such thing as to much ram, to much cant hurt your performance.

i'd say 4 gigs is the sweet spot for any PC, but thats for 64 bit

for 32bit i'd say 3 Gigs is the sweet spot

DDR2 800 is probably the right stuff for you
There is such a thing as too much RAM. 2GB is the spot for non gamers and people who don't edit. With Vista, the less RAM you give it, the less memory is uses. Don't really worry about memory speed since you won't really be overclocking. Sniper, you can't really say DDR2 800 is good for him when you don't even know what hardware he is using.
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Name me your hardware and OS and I'll name you the magical numbers.
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Old 08-07-2009, 11:24 PM   #5
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p4 32 bit 3GHz 2GB RAM on win 7.
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p4 32 bit 3GHz 2GB RAM on win 7.
For everyday use, 4GB would be overkill. You're at the right place with 2GB.
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For everyday use, 4GB would be overkill. You're at the right place with 2GB.
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There is such a thing as too much RAM. 2GB is the spot for non gamers and people who don't edit. With Vista, the less RAM you give it, the less memory is uses. Don't really worry about memory speed since you won't really be overclocking. Sniper, you can't really say DDR2 800 is good for him when you don't even know what hardware he is using.
true dat, from his specs, DDR2 667 is even overkill for his system as the highest listed FSB for a P4 is 1066MHz and his may be as low as 800MHz...
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