Should I get more RAM?

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  1. violator

    violator New Member

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    I have a Dual 1 GHz Quicksilver G4 currently with 1 GB SDRAM.

    I have run a little program in my menu bar that diplays processor usage, and I've noticed that over the past year or so, it seems like my computer takes like 85% usage for what usually use to only require like 10%. My HD has about of space and I've been running the same type of apps. I don't really run "big" apps, but I run lots of apps all at the same time.

    Do you guys think another 512 for a total of 1.5 GB is justifiable? Or just a waste of money?
     
  2. MonkMonk

    MonkMonk New Member

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    i think you should do it, the more ram the better ^_^
     
  3. DrCarlo

    DrCarlo Its not that im lazy, its just that I dont care.

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    Go to a terminal prompt and type TOP

    it will give you real memory usage stats. I doubt more ram will do much for your performance. On my machine with 1 gb ram I never use more than 60%
     

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