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Do You Use a RAMDisk?

#11peteybooPosted 9/25/2013 10:03:20 AM
I use a 24GB RAM drive to record to using my capture card. I don't need to do it, but since I got such a great deal on RAM, I might as well use as much of it as I can.
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#12TimDDPosted 9/25/2013 6:28:30 PM
Ch3wy posted...
I just started using Dimmdrive.



Oh really? :)

The dimmdrive.com ramdisk software has a pretty big update to address large ram sizes. I'm veery excited and have gotten a ton of feedback on it!
#13TheFeshPincePosted 9/25/2013 7:12:54 PM(edited)
Now, I use Dimmdrive. Thanks, TimDD! I've been letting everyone, here, know about it.
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#14IBKNAWTUPosted 9/25/2013 8:21:50 PM(edited)
As much as I'd love to use Dimmdrive or something similar, I've only got 8gb ram so it's not currently worth the cost for me.

Edit: while I'm at it though, are there any free programs that do this?
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#15R i c kPosted 9/25/2013 8:28:15 PM
No but it's something I should definitely get setup sooner rather than later. I got 16GB and only ever use a fraction of it.
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#16Mogu_MoguPosted 9/25/2013 8:35:58 PM
Not worth it.

Even when I load in 5 seconds in League of Legends I still have to wait one minute or more for the other 9 people.
Even if I instantly load in Starcraft 2 I still have to wait for the other person.

With two SSDs in RAID0 I'm practically already beating 99% of the people I meet in online games in terms of load time so I don't see the point of loading up RAM with games right now.
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#17IBKNAWTUPosted 9/25/2013 8:37:27 PM
Mogu_Mogu posted...
Not worth it.

Even when I load in 5 seconds in League of Legends I still have to wait one minute or more for the other 9 people.
Even if I instantly load in Starcraft 2 I still have to wait for the other person.

With two SSDs in RAID0 I'm practically already beating 99% of the people I meet in online games in terms of load time so I don't see the point of loading up RAM with games right now.


It's not worth it for online games of course, but for offline it is.
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#18Kokuei05Posted 9/25/2013 8:46:59 PM
I can't with just 4GB. I might put Minecraft in a RAMdisk though because of how little space it requires and it helps load chunks so much.
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#19EStar999Posted 9/25/2013 8:48:40 PM
I have never heard of RAMDisk until now. It sounds pretty awesome for HDD's, but my SSD is good enough for now.