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Old 10-10-2007, 10:20 PM   #1
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Anyone try this on Vista?


Speed up your PC's performance
Windows Vista features a new way to improve your PC's performance: Windows ReadyBoost. This feature lets you use flash memory on a universal serial bus (USB) 2.0 drive, Secure Digital (SD) Card, or Compact Flash to give you additional memory cache--memory that your PC can access more quickly than data on the hard drive. To take advantage of Windows ReadyBoost:


1. Insert a USB 2.0 memory drive with at least 512 MB of capacity.
2. When prompted, click "use this device to speed up my PC."
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Old 10-10-2007, 10:44 PM   #2
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I've used it, and it didn't help because I have 2GB of RAM. I wouldn't worry about it unless you have 1GB or less and a flash drive laying around to try. From what I've read though, 512MB RAM systems make good use of it.
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Old 10-11-2007, 06:12 AM   #3
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I have 2GB also..........didn't figure it was worth trying in my case.
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Default Re: Vista Speed Boost

yea and u need a special USB key that supports it....
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Old 10-11-2007, 07:50 AM   #5
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Weird that it doesn't speed up things. This was stated as one of the good features about Vista when it was advertised :s
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Default Re: Vista Speed Boost

It does if you have 512MB of RAM. But when you have 2GB, there really isn't much use for the speed boost.
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if your using all your ram then it does help. hence the 512mb systems benefit more from it then the 2GB
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