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Windows 7: How much will and extra 1 gig Ram improve performance?

15 Sep 2009   #31
ultraplanet

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WOW - the community here is amazing! Cheers to everyone involved.

In that spirit could we also suggest ReadyBoost? An upgrade Element7 may already have in his pocket. I have just started reading about it but it sounds like drive read and write performance can be greatly increased. Can anyone elaborate or speak from experience?


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15 Sep 2009   #32
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

I also would like to thank robert for this and all the other times he has been worth his weight in Gold

Ken
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15 Sep 2009   #33
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
I also would like to thank robert for this and all the other times he has been worth his weight in Gold

Ken
Thanks



Hey, you don't know how fat I really am!?
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15 Sep 2009   #34
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

hey I didn't say worth your weight in gold on this planet. How about the international space station <g>

thanks robert

ken
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15 Sep 2009   #35
Antman

 

Invisible speech.
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15 Sep 2009   #36
Nibiru2008

Windows 7 Professional X64 Build 7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
 
 

Since you are in South Africa, you are probably able to get a Debit/Check Card through your local bank. They're very common and are accepted at PayPal and other sites too. That's all I use as a matter of fact.

It is a bummer that the older DDR RAM is more expensive than DDR2, but RAM is priced like a commodity item. The less there is available, the more expensive it becomes.

It would be best, as the others have stated, to install two identical sticks of RAM such as 2 - 1 GB sticks. Especially since you have Dual Channel on the mobo. Adding more RAM always improves performance, up to a certain point. It's the cheapest, most effective upgrade you can do to your system.

I hope it all works out for you!
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