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Old 01-04-2007, 03:42 PM   #1
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Default Is it worth to get that extra gig of memory?

as the title says,
I'm purchasing a system this weekend and I wanted to know if it would be a good idea to spend the extra cash for 2gb of memory.

Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 (2.13 GHz) Dual-Core *Conroe* Socket 775 Processor
http://www.anitec.ca/product/006633/...775_processor/
Anitec Price: $279.95

Gigabyte GA-965P-S3 - Intel P965 (Core 2 Duo/Extreme) PCI-E Socket 775 Motherboard
http://www.anitec.ca/product/006868/...5_motherboard/
Anitec Price: $149.95

EVGA e-GeForce 7900GS KO Edition 256MB PCI-Express
http://www.anitec.ca/product/006986/...b_pci_express/
Anitec Price: $249.95

OCZ OCZ2SOE8002GK DDR2 PC2-6400 2x 1024MB Dual Channel Special Ops Edition
http://www.anitec.ca/product/007625/...l_ops_edition/
Mail-in rebate: $30.00
Price after rebate: $269.95

Western Digital Caviar SE16 250GB - SATA 3Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
http://www.anitec.ca/product/005519/...ard_drive_oem/
Anitec Price: $84.95

Sub-Total: $1064.75 CAD
Shipping: $73.11 CAD
Tax: $68.27 CAD
Total: $1206.13 CAD

If I buy the extra ram I'll probably take out the hard drive. I'm not in the mood to spend 1200 bucks loll. But is it really worth getting 2 gb? in prepare for vista. But mostly for the games.

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Old 01-04-2007, 03:58 PM   #2
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Default Re: Is it worth to get that extra gig of memory?

Wow, $300 is cheap for 3GB DDR2. I say yes, it is worth getting.
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Default Re: Is it worth to get that extra gig of memory?

its 2 GB man hehe
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Old 01-04-2007, 04:00 PM   #4
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I'm going to 2GB jump for my future system. Vista alone recommends 1GB minimum. Plus, if you load other stuff on there--the 2GB is a healthy choice.

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plus its in CAD not USD
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Old 01-04-2007, 04:05 PM   #6
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Dude i would get just one gig then upgrade later when you have more money
Thats just what i would do im sure others will disagree
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plus its in CAD not USD
so dose that mean its a good idea ???
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I would get the 2 gig, thats what i run at the moment and its a big improvement. Especially if ya running programs like VMWare and stuff
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Default Re: Is it worth to get that extra gig of memory?

I 2nd the 2 Gigs of Ram,

But your Vidcard is weak man,

get a X1950Pro or X1950XT they will dominate the KO and are just as cheap in price.

Just a helpful suggestion.

You can do the research if ya want, but i already did it.
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Default Re: Is it worth to get that extra gig of memory?

2gb of ram is definitely worth it.
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