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#1 11 years ago

How much ram is needed to game in vista?




EX-Rumia

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#2 11 years ago

around 1 GB




Vince

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#3 11 years ago

Yeah, but id recommend 2. As a Vista user, I know for a fact that Vista likes RAM for dinner, So it'b be nice to have quite alot free. So it's better in games.




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#4 11 years ago

To play ok you need 2GB. Stalker eat 1.4GB in my XP so for Vista...I think Bioshock, Crysis and Assasin's creed will do the same




marvinmatthew

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#5 11 years ago

To run Vista, you can have 1 gig, to play games, 2 gigs is almost a must.

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#6 11 years ago

Im running Vista 64 Ultra, a AMD 4400X2, and 2GB PC6400 (DDR2800), and a 8600GTS.

IMHO I would not try to game on Vista with less than 2GB. I tried, didnt like it, went back to 2GB.

In fact if you can swing it I would run 4GB. Vista will allocate 2GB per application. So if you have 4GB and two applications it will apply 2GB to each application.




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#7 11 years ago

:moved: to TD




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#8 11 years ago

4GB is your best bet for gaming on Vista.




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#9 11 years ago

[color=red]Yea 4GB to be safe.... and ram is cheap these days, i myself have 4GB of OCZ, everything runs smooth. [/color]