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Windows 7: Question regarding Readyboost

31 Mar 2012   #11
Tekno Venus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit (O.E.M)
 
 

You may notice a difference, you may not. Try it and see!


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01 Apr 2012   #12
emilyan2010

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Thanks for your help! So, in conclusion, readyboost is only usefull as a help for an already existing ram, just to speed it up, not to make it bigger.


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01 Apr 2012   #13
Tekno Venus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit (O.E.M)
 
 

Yup, its no substitute for real RAM
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