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Re: Windows virtual memory minimum too low..
« Reply #15 on: November 11, 2007, 02:49:13 PM »
For windows XP, 512 mb of ram will do you good. In windows vista, 1gb will do you goo... but if you do more memory intensive stuff like playing games or running apps, get 2gb.


And for memory, try to get the fastest speed your computer can handle. For example, get PC3200 or PC4000 IF your motherboard accepts only ddr memory. Faster ram speeds are comptible with motherboards claiming to use only lower speeds.

Mix and matching of different speeds and memory amounts do not matter usually, except for certain special cases.

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Re: Windows virtual memory minimum too low..
« Reply #16 on: November 11, 2007, 08:01:47 PM »
I've always used RAM X 1.5 = VM...

Anything over 1G for a pagefile is wasted...unless you run Autocad 24 hours a day...
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    « Reply #17 on: November 12, 2007, 11:20:09 PM »
    thanks for the helpful info!!
    and..another question, why would my computer have such little Ram..120 MB in the first place? hehe  :) the usual minimum is 128? right?
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    Re: Windows virtual memory minimum too low..
    « Reply #18 on: November 13, 2007, 05:09:13 PM »
    There is no such a thing as minimum RAM.
    Depending on Windows version, computer were coming with different sizes of RAM.
    If I remember correctly, many Windows XP computers had 128MB of RAM, like many basic Vista computers come with 512MB of RAM, which is obviously not enough to run Vista properly.
    Why does your computer read 120MB?
    Where are you getting this reading from?

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    Re: Windows virtual memory minimum too low..
    « Reply #19 on: November 13, 2007, 05:36:00 PM »
    His vid-card is probably borrowing 8MG of RAM...
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    Re: Windows virtual memory minimum too low..
    « Reply #20 on: November 13, 2007, 06:00:19 PM »
    Here you go....

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      Re: Windows virtual memory minimum too low..
      « Reply #21 on: November 13, 2007, 10:20:46 PM »
      There is no such a thing as minimum RAM.
      Depending on Windows version, computer were coming with different sizes of RAM.
      If I remember correctly, many Windows XP computers had 128MB of RAM, like many basic Vista computers come with 512MB of RAM, which is obviously not enough to run Vista properly.
      Why does your computer read 120MB?
      Where are you getting this reading from?
      this reading came from my system properties..when you right click My Computer.
      Do you speak computer???
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      Re: Windows virtual memory minimum too low..
      « Reply #22 on: November 14, 2007, 05:21:56 PM »
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      His vid-card is probably borrowing 8MG of RAM...

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        « Reply #23 on: November 18, 2007, 11:45:30 PM »
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        His vid-card is probably borrowing 8MG of RAM...
        I think you all might find this new info useful; i found after digging around in system properties:
        Total physical memory: 128 MB
        Available phyical memroy: 10.39 mB
        Total virtual memory: 2.00GB
        Available virtual memory:1.96 Gb
        Pagefile: 319.11MB ;D
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        Re: Windows virtual memory minimum too low..
        « Reply #24 on: November 19, 2007, 08:19:10 AM »
        AHA !

        At any rate you would do that machine and yourself a favor to add more RAM...it's relatively inexpensive right now.
        Travel to crucial.com and enter your system specs and it will tell you exactly what type your system likes...
        You can then shop around for the best deal.
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        Re: Windows virtual memory minimum too low..
        « Reply #25 on: November 19, 2007, 12:47:54 PM »
        Do as Patio says my friend and get sum more RAM ASAP! i have 2gigs but i reckon any system of today should be running at least 1 gig!!

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          Re: Windows virtual memory minimum too low..
          « Reply #26 on: November 19, 2007, 02:52:56 PM »
          i use about 2 gig virtual memory with 128mb physical memory. comp goes fast

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          Re: Windows virtual memory minimum too low..
          « Reply #27 on: November 19, 2007, 05:48:29 PM »
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          At any rate you would do that machine and yourself a favor to add more RAM
          Pretty soon, we're gonna be blue faced, trying to convince him to do so....LOOL

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          i use about 2 gig virtual memory with 128mb physical memory. comp goes fast
          I don't think, this is the best advice. VM is far from being as fast as RAM.

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            « Reply #28 on: November 19, 2007, 11:24:27 PM »
            Okay okay hehehe!!! yah I need more becasue I don't even have enough memory to play games,,LOLL
            sure sure I'll go to the website you gave patio, thanks!!! ;D
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            Re: Windows virtual memory minimum too low..
            « Reply #29 on: November 20, 2007, 03:51:48 PM »
            i use about 2 gig virtual memory with 128mb physical memory. comp goes fast

            Why ? ?
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