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jackdp
09-15-2004, 11:54 PM
Just wondering if on my system if adding a second stick of 512mb RAM would be of any use. The comp is mostly for gaming and photo editing/home use. Right now its not overclocked at all. I guess I just feel the need to spend money on something PC related even though its only 1 month old :nerd:. TIA

Morgan_Lander
09-16-2004, 01:18 AM
This is kinda subjective and varies with each person. Some people claim a bit better performance in D00M 3 with 1GB, others say it didn't do anything for them. If you're a casual photo editor, then it may not be worth it for 1GB. However, if you're working with large files, and using, say, Photoshop, the 1GB might be an advantage.

Yawgm0th
09-16-2004, 11:05 AM
In gaming performance, that 9800 Pro is going to be a much bigger bottleneck than the RAM. Another 512MB of RAM would help a lot in certain applications (more in the loading times than the actual performance), but for gaming that video card is your problem.