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How much Ram do you really need to play games, i see some using 32gigs.

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2 years ago#11
Reaper_Minion posted...

A huge part of that 2.26GB is just reserved because it's available. It's not actually used by the system.


Oh? I had no idea. I just figured it was high because I do leave a ton of crap running in the background.
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2 years ago#12
so what is 64 gigs of ram used for, paper weight? no seriously what app will need 64 gigs?
2 years ago#13
xavieris1984 posted...
last question from me, what is 64 gigs of ram used for, paper weight or what?


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2 years ago#14
xavieris1984 posted...
so what is 64 gigs of ram used for, paper weight? no seriously what app will need 64 gigs?


RAMDisk.
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2 years ago#15
Servers.
2 years ago#16
ramdisk is silly and you dont need even 16gigs.
2 years ago#17
I am using over 5 gigs of RAM right now with only one game open, a browser,skype and MAME among a few smaller other things. I say go for at least 12 gigs of RAM unless you don't heavily multitask like I do.
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2 years ago#18
i dont multitask, so 9 gigs of ddr3 is enough not 64 gigs.
2 years ago#19
xavieris1984 posted...
i dont multitask, so 9 gigs of ddr3 is enough not 64 gigs.


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2 years ago#20
8GB is more than enough for any game out today. I have 16GB because it's really cheap and it makes me feel special, also I do 3d design sometimes.
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