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Old 01-10-2007, 10:01 PM   #11
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Default Re: should i try for more ram

I'd say 2GB is fine, 3 might be pushing it so I wouldn't try anything more than that. I have 1.5GB and that seems to be more than plenty.

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Old 01-10-2007, 10:52 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by DJ-CHRIS
Tons of stuff that demanding, but it's rare that a home user would ever run it.

Over 2 gigs and your computer will actually slow down as it will have to go thru more ram in order to find what it needs
well yea, but nothing a home owner will run is that demanding, which is what you just said, just for shits anybody know how much a server uses? i have no remote idea...

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well that would depends a lot on the use of the server
I think the server mobos usually have room for like at least 8gb. (and I'd guess the best ones support like 32gb)
But those are more or less just guesses.
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Old 01-11-2007, 10:33 AM   #14
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^^Yeah the dell PowerEdge 6950 which is rack server has up to 4 slots for amd opteron processors and 64gig memory

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