Would more RAM help?

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  1. SubThermal

    SubThermal Colder than Cold

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    I have 512 on one stick, but sometimes programs like Windows Movie Maker lag up to the point where I cant do anything (such as watch the movie im making). Would more RAM help to fix this problem, or would I have to get a faster processor.
     
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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    What processor do you have right now?
     
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    SubThermal Colder than Cold

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    hit ctrl+shift+esc. Select the Performance tab. Down by "Physical Memory (K)" print what you have there. (which doing a movie)
     
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    good call on that shortcut, did not know that one.

    what other programs do you have running while you are trying to do editing? Does your processor support hyper threading?

    something doesn't sound right... i am running now with 512 more RAM and i can edit video, play video, while another video is ripping.
     
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    I usually close everything while I'm editing, and no, no hyper threading

    Could It be the motherboard? I have an ASUS P4..somethin, forgot the model and im not on my computer right now.
     

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