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3Gb in a laptop Overkill much?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by FreedomEclipse, Mar 20, 2008.

  1. FreedomEclipse

    FreedomEclipse ~Technological Technocrat~

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    Im currently running 2Gb in my laptop

    the specs are:

    Intel Core Duo (yonah) 1.66Ghz
    X1600 mobility Graphics
    2Gb -667Mhz ddr2 ram
    80Gb sata Hdd
    Windows XP Pro

    now i usually use my laptop for f@H (im proud to say im top 20 on the TPU chart)
    & the usual net browsing & using office etc, & the only games I really ever play on it since the graphics is so limited is RPG's mainly guildwars which runs pretty sweet on it.

    My question is

    would i benifit from running 3Gb in my laptop other then 2?

    I was considering getting a flash memory stick & using that as page file to speed up performance but then when i looked at prices they were more or less the same as ram

    I sorry to rush but i need replys asap as i gonna be popping out soon & will be picking up whatever on the way
     
  2. panchoman

    panchoman Sold my stars!

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    it really depends, are you going to be running memory intensive things?
     
  3. FreedomEclipse

    FreedomEclipse ~Technological Technocrat~

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    yeah i tend to use my laptop to multitask a lot e.g

    playing music while F@H & downloading torrents while surfing the net or in guildwars
     
  4. JC316

    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    I doubt it. Unless you are trying to load a bunch of stuff at once, more than 2gb isn't going to help much.
     
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    Offtop - what has happend to my stars???
     
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