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Windows 7: How much difference would RAM make?

07 Sep 2011   #11
Wishmaster

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Hopefully theres enough info here to help prioritize what upgrades to focus on, depending on what you want to accomplish.

I would agree with Layback Bear.
Gaming performance go for the GPU. Thats where the most gain will be for what your looking for.


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07 Sep 2011   #12
Comp Cmndo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darksupernova View Post
Hi,

Thank you both for your answers. In conclusion what you are saying is, other than the speed of the RAM, if your not using all of what you currently have, adding more wont give you more speed.

Thank you wishmaster for the extra information about slots and speed, I had just been wondering which configuration to get, so thats very much appreciated!

So if im looking for a framerate boost in games, really I need a gfx card update?

Max
My experience is the same. I added an addition 4GB to my laptop & notice very little difference. However, DDR3 laptop RAM is very inexpensive, 2 modules for $40. A month ago, I paid $26 for one.
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