Re: Windows Vista and 2 Gb RAM?
On Jan 17, 4:21*am, Brian V <Bri...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> I completely plan on getting the maximum amount of RAM my OS and mobo can
> handle (I learned tech slang posting here, and I'm using it).
> Lots of people have told me that Windows 7 works fine with 1Gb. But music,
> pictures and video stuff I use would be best with more RAM. I was just ona
> video editing site and most people who use those programs professionally or
> at an advanced level were saying 4Gb mostly and some more with XP, Vista and
> Thanks again everyone.
> "Richard G. Harper" wrote:
> > Yes, it's just that it runs smoother that way. *When Vista first cameout I
> > did some testing and you can indeed run it with 512mb or 1gb of memory but
> > it's not a truly enjoyable experience. *As cheap as memory is these days one
> > should consider 2gb to be the starting point for either Vista or Windows 7.
> > "Brian V" <Bri...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > > Hi, Some people on the XP Discussion told me that Widows Vista only really
> > > runs well if it has 2Gb RAM. I know that the Upgrade advisor states alot
> > > less, and that the Minimum system requirements is less also.
> > > Is this 2Gb need/want true, in what cases, and why? Is it just that Vista
> > > runs much smoother on 2 GB RAM?
> > > Thank you.
> > .
Consider going to 64 bit versions. Windows Vista / 7 64 bit seems to
work better with at least 4GB. 64 bit versions do not have the 3.25GB
- 3.50GB RAM limit.