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Windows 7: Extending laptop memory some info required before i do

08 Mar 2012   #11
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by computergeekguy View Post
yes i was thinking about using them for virtual machines and such.

I found 8 gig for like $35 free ship

But ill see how the 4 gig handle first and go from there as if i need to upgrade

im thinking i might
It depends what you are going to run in your VM. A Linux guest can perform well on 0.5-1GB but a Windows guest will need 2-4GB. Windows 8 runs well in VMPlayer with 2GB allocated whereas Windows 7 needs at least 3GB to be usable. Also bear in mind that a running VM will take whatever memory you allocate to it exclusively for its own use.


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