Would you go with 384 or 640 megs of ram?

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by Ben Fong-Torres, Aug 22, 2003.

  1. I just ordered a Inspiron 1100 with 128 megs of ram. I am going to be buying some ram from Crucial most likely and was just wondering if 640 would be overkill? The 1100's have 32 or 64 megs of shared video memory but I'm not going to be gaming just music/web/word processing/dvds. Any comments welcome.
     
  2. Astro

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    For what you're doing, 128mb should be fine. I'm guessing you'll be using XP or W2k. A bump up to 256mb might do well and with what you're doing. It would sound like anything more wouldn't be fully used... But if its cheap, go for it.
     
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    xp with any less than 256mb of ram is painfull, especially if you have shared memory.
     
  4. JimboJones

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    I'd probably go to 384. 640 seems like overkill with the apps you're using.
     
  5. Thanks very much for the input, I'm leaning towards buying 256 megs now.
     
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