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User Info: Lienhart

Lienhart
4 weeks ago#121
sonicteam2k1 posted...
Tyranius2 posted...
Lienhart posted...
Digital Storm posted...
So what you're saying is that you have the attention span of a flea.


Or I can do whatever I want on my day off ;)


You can but try not to make fraudulent claims. You need more than 8GBs because of your attention span. Don't try to say people need more than that.


really, what does "proving him wrong" do for you?


I think both of these posters missed the fact that I mentioned what happens at work when trying to develop software.

It's okay though. They're both on my ignore list now lol

User Info: bikeblaster

bikeblaster
4 weeks ago#122
Fade2black001 posted...
bikeblaster posted...
I use over 8GB of RAM all the time. Any game that uses over 4GB of RAM will be really uncomfortable to play with 8GB of RAM.

Name all the games you have played that physically take up 4GB or more of RAM themselves.



Batman Arkham Knight
Witcher 3
PUBG
GTA V
7 Days to Die
Space Engineers
Arma 3
Company of Heroes 2
Rise of the Tomb Raider
COD BLOPS3

And prob way more, these are the only ones I can think of right now.

Edit: I can also tell you from experience that 6 of the games from the list are unplayable with 8GB of RAM.

User Info: MASKOAAA

MASKOAAA
4 weeks ago#123
bikeblaster posted...
Fade2black001 posted...
bikeblaster posted...
I use over 8GB of RAM all the time. Any game that uses over 4GB of RAM will be really uncomfortable to play with 8GB of RAM.

Name all the games you have played that physically take up 4GB or more of RAM themselves.



Batman Arkham Knight
Witcher 3
PUBG
GTA V
7 Days to Die
Space Engineers
Arma 3
Company of Heroes 2
Rise of the Tomb Raider
COD BLOPS3

And prob way more, these are the only ones I can think of right now.


All of tose games ran great on 8gb of ram for me
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User Info: sonicteam2k1

sonicteam2k1
4 weeks ago#124
MASKOAAA posted...
bikeblaster posted...
Fade2black001 posted...
bikeblaster posted...
I use over 8GB of RAM all the time. Any game that uses over 4GB of RAM will be really uncomfortable to play with 8GB of RAM.

Name all the games you have played that physically take up 4GB or more of RAM themselves.



Batman Arkham Knight
Witcher 3
PUBG
GTA V
7 Days to Die
Space Engineers
Arma 3
Company of Heroes 2
Rise of the Tomb Raider
COD BLOPS3

And prob way more, these are the only ones I can think of right now.


All of tose games ran great on 8gb of ram for me


bulls***. Black Ops 3 had a MASSIVE memory leak. The game would float and sputter. I monitored the ram usage and it would easily hit 11-12GB and sometimes more
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User Info: bikeblaster

bikeblaster
4 weeks ago#125
MASKOAAA posted...
bikeblaster posted...
Fade2black001 posted...
bikeblaster posted...
I use over 8GB of RAM all the time. Any game that uses over 4GB of RAM will be really uncomfortable to play with 8GB of RAM.

Name all the games you have played that physically take up 4GB or more of RAM themselves.



Batman Arkham Knight
Witcher 3
PUBG
GTA V
7 Days to Die
Space Engineers
Arma 3
Company of Heroes 2
Rise of the Tomb Raider
COD BLOPS3

And prob way more, these are the only ones I can think of right now.


All of tose games ran great on 8gb of ram for me


Yeah right, I don't believe it. Maybe you played on the lowest settings, or at least textures on low.

Space Engineers maxed out without mods uses 10GB alone when loading the prebuilt stations.
GTA V is nearly unplayable. You have to pretty much close everything in the background.
Black Ops 3 is 100% unplayable with 8GB of RAM if you intend to max out the game.

User Info: Otimus

Otimus
4 weeks ago#126
bikeblaster posted...
Fade2black001 posted...
bikeblaster posted...
I use over 8GB of RAM all the time. Any game that uses over 4GB of RAM will be really uncomfortable to play with 8GB of RAM.

Name all the games you have played that physically take up 4GB or more of RAM themselves.



Batman Arkham Knight
Witcher 3
PUBG
GTA V
7 Days to Die
Space Engineers
Arma 3
Company of Heroes 2
Rise of the Tomb Raider
COD BLOPS3

And prob way more, these are the only ones I can think of right now.

Edit: I can also tell you from experience that 6 of the games from the list are unplayable with 8GB of RAM.


Of those, I played:

Batman Arkham Knight
Witcher 3
GTA V
Arma 3
Company of Heroes 2
Rise of the Tomb Raider
COD BLOPS3

just fine on my old GTX 970/8GB of RAM system (I have a GTX 1080/16 GB now)

Actually, BLOPS3 had issues and I think I more or less had to run it on medium high. But that is because it's an unoptimized mess.
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User Info: Knighted Dragon

Knighted Dragon
4 weeks ago#127
Lol at 8GB being enough, I've got 13 GB or RAM in use right now with a game not even running

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User Info: Fade2black001

Fade2black001
4 weeks ago#128
sonicteam2k1 posted...
for me, 8GB is definitely not enough for me. I only had 1 tab up and a few programs running in the background. And when Black Ops III came out, 16GB was not enough so I maxed my board just in case.

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User Info: jgatlabayan

jgatlabayan
4 weeks ago#129
Pfff. Because we can easily download RAM.
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User Info: Kokuei05

Kokuei05
4 weeks ago#130
Different programs require different amounts of memory. If you tried Wii U emulation, by default and with a large amount of shaders, games can use up all 16 GB of your RAM and then start pulling from your page file. Some cases, 16GB is not even enough.

PC games at maximum can use 6-7GB of RAM on it's own such as Rise of the Tomb Raider or Mafia 3 at maximum settings. If you plan on having anything open while playing games, you might feel a bit of a stutter.
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