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Any point in going from 6GB to 12GB of RAM in a laptop?

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User Info: Pepys Monster

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3 years ago#1
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User Info: Snadados

3 years ago#2
Not unless you are doing serious video or picture editing or you have a ton of programs open at the same time.
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User Info: Kokuei05

3 years ago#3
No unless you're planning on using the RAM. At the moment; there isn't any game that goes over 2GB unless you mod the game to support it AFAIK. You can use the extra RAM in a RAMdisk to get a "snappier" system though.

I think it'd be a waste unless you state what you expect to achieve by increases your resources.

User Info: ThePCElitist

3 years ago#4
No not really. I have 12 in mine just because though.
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User Info: TheNazzaro

3 years ago#5
If you can use that ram, then yeah, there's an obvious point. Personally, I'd want as much ram as possible in any machine if I ever planned to use Photoshop.
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User Info: PraetorXyn

3 years ago#6
If you run Virtual Machines on a regular basis, like I do, I consider it a necessity.
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Mr kitty
3 years ago#7
VIrtual Machine would make sense. For video editing, laptop are terrible.
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