What would be a better performance gain??

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Heeter, Jun 4, 2004.

  1. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    What would be a better upgrade between these two choices. I am looking for a better overall performance response at multitasking and gaming to some extent.

    1- two WD Raptors in a striped RAID array.

    2-More RAM.

    This would go into the machine listed below.

    Thanks in advance.

    Heeter
     
  2. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    I would say more RAM...

    1 gig memory is pretty conducive to a smooth system... the raptors will run you more money afaik and I am not a big fan of striped drives... there is a performance boost in gaming but not so sure about multi-tasking... more RAM helps wrt multi-tasking IMO due to extra mem available when needed...

    probably more cost effective and efficient to get more RAM :D

    my $0.02...
     
  3. I agree with Sazar, more RAM is the way to go methinks...
     
  4. Bootsy

    Bootsy Huh?

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    I agree, go for the ram
     
  5. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    yah I agree... go for the ram :cool:
     
  6. NetRyder

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    Another vote for the RAM. [​IMG]
     
  7. rik

    rik OSNN Addict

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    I dunno
    ram
     
  8. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    Great, Thanks for all your input. It is very valuable.

    RAM, it will be.

    Heeter
     
  9. hotmale

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    I saw this on the TechTV website which no longer exists. It might help you decide.