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Would getting more ram for my computer make it faster for gaming?

#1Aaron20bPosted 7/29/2012 12:12:39 AM
I know my computer is not that great, I can still play games, although I would prefer my games to run smoother. Anyway, buying a new computer at the moment is not an option for me right now. So please don't tell me to buy a new computer.

Anyway, my question is that if I bought more ram, would it make games run faster?

Here are my system specs

Time of this report: 7/28/2012, 23:47:01
Machine name: USER-PC
Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.120503-2030)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Compaq-Presario
System Model: AY026AA-ABA CQ5300F
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: AMD Sempron(tm) Processor LE-1300, ~2.3GHz
Memory: 2048MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 2046MB RAM
Page File: 2200MB used, 1892MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 32bit Unicode

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DxDiag Notes
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Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Input Tab: No problems found.

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DirectX Debug Levels
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Direct3D: 0/4 (retail)
DirectDraw: 0/4 (retail)
DirectInput: 0/5 (retail)
DirectMusic: 0/5 (retail)
DirectPlay: 0/9 (retail)
DirectSound: 0/5 (retail)
DirectShow: 0/6 (retail)

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Display Devices
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Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 210
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce 210
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0A65&SUBSYS_000010DE&REV_A2
Display Memory: 1745 MB
Dedicated Memory: 978 MB
Shared Memory: 767 MB
Current Mode: 1280 x 960 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor Name: Generic PnP Monitor
Monitor Model: unknown
Monitor Id: PBE1C9D
Native Mode: unknown
Output Type: HD15
Driver Name: nvd3dumx.dll,nvwgf2umx.dll,nvwgf2umx.dll,nvd3dum,nvwgf2um,nvwgf2um
Driver File Version: 8.17.0013.0142 (English)
Driver Version: 8.17.13.142
DDI Version: 10.1
Driver Model: WDDM 1.1
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
Driver Date/Size: 5/15/2012 03:48:00, 18044224 bytes
WHQL Logo'd: Yes
#2Lemur_HPosted 7/29/2012 12:13:43 AM
Nope. Just too old.
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#3TimePharaohPosted 7/29/2012 12:15:40 AM
Yes, it would.

Because you would buy it and then throw your computer in the garbage and buy a new one.
#4Aaron20b(Topic Creator)Posted 7/29/2012 12:18:25 AM
So getting a better video card and more ram would do nothing at all?
#5Aaron20b(Topic Creator)Posted 7/29/2012 12:19:30 AM
and can you be more specific?
#6Lemur_HPosted 7/29/2012 12:21:15 AM
You only mentioned buying more RAM.

The problem here is that you haven't given enough information. We don't know the size of your case and I can guarantee you the power supply will be better off if it is replaced before you put a beefy GPU in there.
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#7Aaron20b(Topic Creator)Posted 7/29/2012 12:25:17 AM
Alright let me take a picture real quick
#8Aaron20b(Topic Creator)Posted 7/29/2012 12:47:14 AM
http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg43/scaled.php?server=43&filename=dscf0342a.jpg&res=landing

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/507/dscf0341d.jpg/
#9schadowPosted 7/29/2012 12:54:39 AM
Even buying a cheap prebuilt would be more feasible than trying to upgrade that fossil.
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#10Aaron20b(Topic Creator)Posted 7/29/2012 12:57:44 AM
Couldn't I just get a new Processor though?