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How much is too much?

Postby Patrick » 12 Apr 2011, 20:00

How much RAM/Memory is too much and on the verge of excessive.

I have seen a consumer level PC with 2 TB built in RAM and 15 GB Memory.

Do you think that is a little much?

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Re: How much is too much?

Postby shovenose » 12 Apr 2011, 20:07

yes that is ridiculous.
2TB ram?
i think you mean 2TB hard drive...

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Re: How much is too much?

Postby THCAndy » 13 Apr 2011, 18:11

I agree with Shovenose, I think the most 1 stick of RAM can be is like 4gb (at least on the market), you would have to have a HUGE motherboard to support that, along with the power supplies.

But in my opinion, you can never have too much RAM, but at one point I think it just becomes redundant and a waste of money.
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Re: How much is too much?

Postby Sublime Oz » 18 Apr 2011, 21:33

you can never have too much memory!

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Re: How much is too much?

Postby shovenose » 18 Apr 2011, 23:24

True...but there are diminishing returns the more you have. For a server hosting 200 high traffic websites, 128 gb is plenty. But for web browsing and email even 8 gb is overkill

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Re: How much is too much?

Postby THCAndy » 19 Apr 2011, 13:50

I agree with Sublime Oz. Even if you have more than necessary, it doesn't hurt, and it's a good reassurance.
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