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My friend recently bought 8gb of RAM, he claims he opens programmes quicker and supposedly more RAM helps when playing battlefield. The RAM I have now is decent, i have 4gb which I would say is enough.
Is there much more of an advantage having 8gb of RAM or should I stick with 4gb?
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8 gb is awesome if you have the money. It doesn't do that much when playing games, but if you are into video editing and/or photoshop stuff it makes those programs run much faster.
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if you have money to spend on this, go
otherwise i'd say 4 gb is enough
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Completely depends on your OS.

AFAIK, Windows 32 bit only utilises 4gb of RAM.

If you're playing BF:BC2 then 4gm is plenty, he might have a 64bit/
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Quote from SNWZY3 on the 4th of August 2011:
Completely depends on your OS.

AFAIK, Windows 32 bit only utilises 4gb of RAM.

If you're playing BF:BC2 then 4gm is plenty, he might have a 64bit/

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wont make a huge difference to gaming, rendering and video chew ram if thats your bag.
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Like above said, It wont affect gaming. But if your rendering movies a lot, it's deffo worth it!
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It can affect your gaming.
Especially playing games with big maps (like Battlefield? not sure).

More RAM is not only affecting render speeds, but encoding/decoding in general (like working with .rar files) also allows you to open more applications at the same time but then you'll need a good CPU which utilizes this RAM.

Also need x64 architecture.
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