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Old 11-30-2007, 10:06 PM   #1
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I just got Vista Ultimate and I want to install it. I only have 1GB of RAM in my computer now. Should I get another stick in order to install Ultimate, or will 1GB be enough?
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Old 11-30-2007, 10:28 PM   #2
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You can get by with 1 Gig but personally I perfer 2
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by get by do you mean it will be slow at all or it will just be ok
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Old 11-30-2007, 10:45 PM   #4
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Depends what you want to do with it. For everyday use (office apps, internet browsing, light gaming) it'll run fine. For real gaming though, you'll want 2 gigs.
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Old 11-30-2007, 10:47 PM   #5
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It really depends on what you want to do with your computer.

I had 1 gig and it worked fine, and to be honest, i had it running on 512 before, and it ran fine for everyday work. If you are gaming though, you will want 2gb
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Yeah im just surfing the internet, IMing, and Office apps. No gaming really. Thanks for the help.
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Old 11-30-2007, 10:53 PM   #7
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Yeah, then don't bother with the extra gig. Although if in a few months your computer needs a little speed boost, another gig of RAM would certainly help. And RAM is really cheap now.
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Old 12-01-2007, 12:19 AM   #8
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it's more when you are multitasking that 1 gig gets to be a problem. Or if you do any photo or graphic editing
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sounds like you will be fine with 1gb, but the fact that ram is so cheap and easy to fit means you should consider upgrading in the near future when you have a bit of spare cash
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