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Windows 7: adding 4 gigs of ram question

27 Sep 2011   #11
Reilly

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

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I'm even more in favor of not using the memory. Since you ordered it already, send it back and put that money towards your savings for an SSD. That will have a much more noticeable impact than the memory.
That does make sense but, I'm suppose to build a tower for a friend so I guess I could just charge it to him and just select the rest of the hardware to be compatible for his build. Am I correct in assuming that the SSD doesn't give any improvements in browsing speeds? But, I still want one anyway. Thanks!
You are correct, but a SSD is an amazing invention, but expensive, WORTH EVERY PENNY!

RAM is cheap at the moment but I think you are right in selling it to a friend :P

Good Luck


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28 Sep 2011   #12
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Yes, the SSD won't have any affect on browsing, per se, but it will speed up your entire system, from boot times to how long it takes to open applications.
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28 Sep 2011   #13
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

An SSD is probably the biggest improvement to any system. It will speed everything up and make the system feel so much more responsive. It will open your browser much faster, but like Deacon said, it won't help your internet speed. It will still be up to your connection.
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