so readyboost really doesn't make much of a difference?

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  1. dorkultra

    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=2160

    old news i'm sure, but i just got vista installed because my tuner card only works with vista media center. i have 2gb of ram, so i'm guessing i will not notice any performace increase. vista runs fine, booting takes maybe 8 seconds longer than xp pro
     
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    I threw a spare 4gb jump drive on my Vista box for readyboost... Haven't noticed any differences.
     
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    i noticed a lot of activity between my flash and my hard drive, but thats about it
     
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    I tried it at home on my vista U64 system and didn't notice any difference at all, but having 4gb of ram might be part of the explanation for that.
     
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    It's noticeable on systems with <=1GB memory. anything above 2gb and it's not worth the effort of plugging in a flash drive.
     

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