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Old 01-04-2007, 07:00 PM   #11
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Default Re: Is it worth to get that extra gig of memory?

deff get the ram
cuz u cna have a fast ass cpu but with out good ram your comp will sux
pluse vista will use about 700 mb im gussing so....
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Old 01-05-2007, 09:24 AM   #12
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deff get the ram
cuz u cna have a fast ass cpu but with out good ram your comp will sux
pluse vista will use about 700 mb im gussing so....
No its 512 is the minimum for vista, according to their site.

it will probally run on less the 512, but 512 is a standard for most people

http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20060518-6863.html
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Old 01-05-2007, 10:13 AM   #13
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Heres min spec from microsoft
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvist...uirements.mspx
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2GB is deff worth it IMO, you will notice and difference and I doubt you will regret spending the extra money plus its dual channel so its even more effective.
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I am going to definalty get the 2gb of ram (300$CND) but now should I get the 1950 PRO over the 7900GS KO??
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Default Re: Is it worth to get that extra gig of memory?

Yes get the X1950 Pro its got the lead in performance

and to back that up

http://www.techspot.com/review/28-ra...eforce-7900gs/


the X1950 Pro actually competes with the Nvidia GeForce 7900 GT

here the X1950 Pro Can be had for $179.99

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161060

and the X1950 XT can be had for $219.99

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102067
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Yes get the X1950 Pro its got the lead in performance

and to back that up

http://www.techspot.com/review/28-ra...eforce-7900gs/


the X1950 Pro actually competes with the Nvidia GeForce 7900 GT

here the X1950 Pro Can be had for $179.99

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161060

and the X1950 XT can be had for $219.99

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102067

not trying to jack the thread but who are the better ATI GPU manufacturers...like you have EVGA and XFX and BFG and stuff for nVidia but what about ATI?
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not trying to jack the thread but who are the better ATI GPU manufacturers...like you have EVGA and XFX and BFG and stuff for nVidia but what about ATI?
Good question


Asus, HIS, Sapphire

Those are probally the best i would say

I have used many manufacturers/brands of ATI cards though so if you have a question about one, ask i can probally give you my first hand experience with it
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Default Re: Is it worth to get that extra gig of memory?

I never thought to highly of saphire but hey, its the cheapest at this point. And if they have a good rep. BETTER FOR ME RIGHT ? thx guys
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