Re: Readyboost experience
"Jake" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> My computer has 3 GB RAM memory. As a test I installed a Kingston 4GB USB
> 2.0 flashdrive to be used as a readyboost. Although I use programs like
> Photoshop en Coreldraw, the performance increase seems zero.
I was running Vista Ultimate on a five year old motherboard with 1.8Ghz CPU,
512M RAM and a slow FSB. Put in a fast 2G USB flash drive. Readyboost made
a quite noticeable difference. On occasion, the system would "loose" the
USB device, and I could always tell when it did by the change in
Upgraded the machine to 1G RAM and it was still noticeable, but not quite as
Replaced the mobo with one with a fast FSB, 2.2GHz CPU and 2G RAM and wasn't
able to notice any difference with or without the USB drive installed, with
one exception. The machine booted noticeably faster with the USB drive as
opposed to without it. That's not Readyboost, of course, and since I hardly
ever reboot this machine, I decided I had other uses for the 2G USB drive.